No matter how old you are, there is great joy in drawing! Learning at a young age makes it even better because you have all the more time to enjoy it. Drawing is a teachable skill, just like learning to write you name, yet so few learn to do it. Many think you have to be born with the talent to draw, but that's not true. Learning to draw is just … [Read more...] about The Joy of Drawing!
Pastels are a wonderful color medium that allow you to get rich , bold colors down rather quickly. Lightly sanded paper allows the pastels to blend into this rich creamy color, perfect for skin tones. After my students have gone through basic drawing skills and learned about value and color theory, they can move into color mediums like … [Read more...] about Falling in Love with Pastels – Susan Loop
Jenna Beaver, one of my new students, participated in the Webster County Art Fair. She is only 14 years old, but VERY talented. She came to me to learn how to draw portraits on the gray paper like I do. Without any trouble, her first attempt won her Best in Show!! Here's the other winners at the Art Show. Congratulations to all! The Webster … [Read more...] about Student Jenna Beaver Wins Best in Show!