Technical Meets Creative / Lesson 10 of 10
May 09, 2017

Technical Meets Creative / Lesson 10 of 10

Lesson 10 of 10 Altered Books: The Art II Way to Keep a Visual Journal by Debi West Who doesn’t love taking something old and turning it into something beautiful? Well, that’s exactly what my Art II students do throughout their second semester of class: they have weekly altered-book assignments that act as their performance final, […]

Technical Meets Creative / Lesson 9 of 10
April 04, 2017

Technical Meets Creative / Lesson 9 of 10

Lesson 9 of 10 Bike Studies by Debi West I am always excited to introduce my students to the bike drawing lesson in that I know that they will be quite challenged, but I also know they are ready for the challenge because their Intro Art curricula and Art II lessons have prepared them well. I think […]

Technical Meets Creative / Lesson 8 of 10
March 06, 2017

Technical Meets Creative / Lesson 8 of 10

Lesson 8 of 10 PINS-piration Portraits by Debi West I love to save the best for last! This is another one of those awesome lessons that has every one of my art II students succeeding—and I believe that should be one of our ultimate goals. So this is the perfect final art II project. This lesson is […]

Technical Meets Creative / Lesson 7 of 10
February 10, 2017

Technical Meets Creative / Lesson 7 of 10

Lesson 7 of 10 Large-Scale Food Studies by Debi West This is always a super fun, super motivating lesson with delicious results! Students have often told me that this is the one lesson they are most excited to do. It’s a challenge, but one that they are all ready for! They have learned to SEE! They […]