How to Teach Line & Pattern

Line is one of the most basic elements of art that sets the foundation for art making. Teaching children about... View Article

Make your own sketchbook for less than 50 cents

I’ve been a bit obsessed lately. I’ve been making my own sketchbooks to record my thoughts as I experiment with... View Article



Making Connections with Art History: Paul Cézanne

When children create art and find real way to connect to an artist or a painting, the experience is both... View Article

3 Steps to a Successful Art Show: AME 084

This is a special bonus episode in response to a beautiful outpouring from a Sparkler inside our private Facebook Group.... View Article



Teaching Art at Home: AME 049

With the deadline of my first book approaching, I have uncovered a few differences between teaching art in a small... View Article



The 5 Worst Mistakes I made as an Art Teacher

    If you have taught art for any length of time, no doubt you have accumulated a few misses... View Article

How I teach Directed Line Drawings

You either love ’em art hate ’em. Directed drawings can be the antithesis of your art philosophy or your biggest... View Article

Same Project, Different Results: Art Made Easy 038

Does this sound familiar? You teach a lesson and it goes terrific: the students understand the concepts and are totally... View Article



Incorporating STEAM Projects into your Art Room: Art Made Easy 036

Are you looking to incorporate a few STEAM art activities into your curriculum this year? Ana Dziengle from Babble, Dabble... View Article