All About Liquid Watercolor Paints

One of the most common questions and personal email queries I receive concerns about liquid watercolor paints. They are still... View Article


Working through a Bad Clay Day…

Things had been going so well. Half the year over, successful lessons, sunny days and then…boom! Fifth grade clay day.... View Article


Starting Projects with Pencils: The Do’s & the Don’ts

I received this question via email today and thought my answer, plus any comments from readers, might help Megan out.... View Article


Shaving Cream Art: A lesson in what not to do.

I’ve been seeing some art lessons lately that feature shaving cream as a suspension for watercolor paints. This type of... View Article


Create your own Art Lessons the SPARKLE way! Part IV

Developing art lessons can be overwhelming. Sure, you can use old stand-bys, fellow blogger lessons or source a few from... View Article


Create Your Own Art Lessons the SPARKLE way! Part III

Developing art lessons can be overwhelming. Sure, you can use old stand-bys, fellow blogger lessons or source a few from... View Article


Create Your Own Art Lessons the SPARKLE way! Part II

Developing art lessons can be overwhelming. Sure, you can use old stand-bys, fellow blogger lessons or source a few from... View Article


Create your own Art Lessons the SPARKLE way! Part I

Developing art lessons can be overwhelming. Sure, you can use old stand-bys, fellow blogger lessons or source a few from... View Article


Managing Artwork with Student Portfolios

One of the most overwhelming aspects of being an art teacher is managing all the artwork. Of course, you don’t... View Article