Classroom Management

5 Essential Supplies for the High School Art Room

As we are finishing up the school year and beginning to plan for the fall, it’s a good time to think about the supplies we want. Or, more importantly, the supplies we need. In this video, I talk about the most important tools for making great drawings, and why no art room is complete without a giant bucket of gesso. Check it out!

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What are your essential art room supplies?

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Timothy Bogatz

Tim Bogatz is AOEU’s Content & PD Event Manager and a former AOEU Writer and high school art educator. He focuses on creativity development, problem-solving, and higher-order thinking skills in the art room.

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