Tips and Tricks to Scratchboard

This is a great tutorial on how to make art on scratchboard. Not too long, not too short. Great use of time elapse to show your students how a scratchboard artwork evolves.              

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Pen and Ink Composite Drawings Presentation

Click here to see and download the presentation on Ink Composite Drawings.

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10 Art lesson ideas inspired by fall

As long as there have been artists, artists have found inspiration from their environment. I live in New England and the fall season is particularly inspirational and is hands down my favorite time of the year. The leaves change color, the apples are ripe for picking, birds are migrating, folks are stocking up on candy […]

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Linear Shells with Suminagashi

Grade Level 7-8, 9-10 Duration 10 periods, 40 minutes long Materials Fine Tip Sharpies, Micron Pens. India Ink, paper, exacto knives Media Pen and Ink, Markers Lesson Objectives For students to practice line variation in creating pattern, value and form in graphic black and white illustrations of shells. To create a background reminiscent of water […]

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Inktober with Chad Brown

A video on Inktober by Chad Brown. Used here with his permission.  

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