Studio Practices

A New Way to Look at Portrait Drawing

Join Jenn Russell as she ventures into portrait drawing! Drawing portraits can be something that students either love or hate. Take a few of these tips back to the classroom to make your next portrait drawing lesson even more successful!

This video was originally shown at the NOW Conference, the world’s largest online event for art teachers.

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Lindsey McGinnis

Lindsey McGinnis is AOEU’s Media Content Manager and a former high school art educator. She is passionately equipping art teachers to be successful in their classrooms and firmly believes that art is a safe place for students to explore and process the challenging topics and concepts around them.

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