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Draw, Paint, Sparkle Book Chat – Why I Don’t Use Pencils in the Art Room: AME 110

Today on AME, I’m continuing with my series: The Draw, Paint, Sparkle Book Chat, where I read sections of my new book and give you extra insight to how my teaching philosophy has worked throughout the years and how it can help you create art with your kids.

In today’s episode, I’m sharing the reason behind one of my biggest art preference …why don’t I use pencils in the art room.

As Deep Space Sparkle reaches more and more teachers from around the world, I get asked a few questions a lot and one of them is why I don’t use pencils in the art room. This episode shares the 3 big reasons why pencils just don’t work for me. But don’t worry, I’m not a pencil-hater. I feel there is a time and place for pencils and I’ll share when and why I draw that line.

To listen to the first and second podcast of my Book Chat Series, listen to Directed Line Drawings and How to Host Art Sessions in Your Home


WHAT YOU’LL LEARN

– The 3 main reasons I don’t recommend the use of pencils

– How to encourage children to draw larger without the use of pencils

– Why I feel that pencils promote perfectionism

– Why pencil techniques are more appealing to an older age group


LISTEN TO THE SHOW

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LINKS & RESOURCES

Click here to purchase Patty’s book Draw Paint Sparkle via amazon

Patty’s favorite paint brushes Royal & Langnickel Art Brushes

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