Drawing is one of the most important activities you and your students can do. Drawing not only provides the basis for other creative activities – like painting, sculpture and printmaking – but it also provides a direct link with reading, writing and especially mathematics. Drawing is the single most accessible form of art available. All you need (to begin with), is a pencil and a sheet of paper.
This mixed media still life paintings art lesson is a terrific introduction to ink, watercolor and chalk pastels. It’s practically fool-proof, with results that are fun and impressive for you and your students.