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My Favorite Paint Sticks, Gel Crayons and Oil Pastels

I truly believe that you don’t need expensive art materials to create a really rich art program. But every now... View Article


The Top 5 Watercolor, Colored Pencil and Crayon Sets for Kids

It’s that time of year again; pencils and crayons lining store shelves as far as the eye can see.  If... View Article


How to Approach Teaching Art with a Calm Mind: AME 138

Kristin is a full-time public school art teacher who is passionate about living a balanced and mindful life. She’s been... View Article


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How One Art Teacher Copes with Anxiety & Depression: AME 137

Felicia Merrick is a veteran classroom teacher of 22 years before becoming an art teacher. It’s a position she feels embodies... View Article


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Finding Your Voice as an Art Teacher with Cassie Stephens: AME 136

Cassie Stephens joins Patty for the second time on Art Made Easy. And this time, we’re pulling back the colorful... View Article


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Summer Beach & Biz Book Reads

Oh yes. It’s that time of year. Book time! I’ve been stacking my night table with a delicious assortment of... View Article


Ways to Make Art a Priority in Your Family with Jean Van’t Hul: AME 135

Do you ever wonder how the art moms on social media actually get their kids to create art? The photos... View Article


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Adopting a Growth Mindset as an Art Teacher: AME 134

Of the many daily challenges art teachers face, adopting a growth mindset may not be at the top of your... View Article


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How to Engage Students with Limited English Through Community Connections: AME 133

Do you have students who speak limited English? Teaching art in a community with language barriers is a ripe opportunity... View Article


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MEET PATTY

I taught k-6 art in Santa Barbara, California for 13 years. Teaching children how to draw & paint has been my biggest joy. Now I'm here to help you do the same. I've compiled my best teaching tips, favorite supplies and books in one place.

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