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 […]

Technical Meets Creative / Lesson 6 of 10
January 10, 2017

Technical Meets Creative / Lesson 6 of 10

Lesson 6 of 10 Theme and Variation by Debi West As I’ve mentioned, this Art II course is one of my favorites. Why? Because students are learning to take their technical artistic skills to the next level by thinking creatively. This lesson, which I often use as a midterm, is perfect in that it does exactly […]

Technical Meets Creative / Lesson 5 of 10
December 09, 2016

Technical Meets Creative / Lesson 5 of 10

Lesson 5 of 10 Still-Life Series by Debi West I love doing still-life studies with my students. From the beginning art student to the seasoned, it’s always an exciting challenge to not only create a still-life set up that will inspire students and push them to their personal best, but to incorporate the textures that are so […]