Start Here: Drawing
Start Here: Drawing is a collection of resources specially created by AccessArt to help you deliver art education in your primary school.
The resources are aimed at non specialist / less experienced teachers who would value guidance as to how best to teach drawing.
The resources have been carefully created by AccessArt as a result of many years experience working in the area, and aim to provide the foundations for a comprehensive, inspirational art education, which balances knowledge of materials and techniques, exploration of key skills and experimentation.
Before you Start Teaching...
Begin by questioning how you think about drawing in your school...
How to value and enable both sets of skills feed into each other.
And how can we lighten our touch?
Explore how teaching for the journey, not the outcome, can enable great work!
When we teach drawing, we open up the lives of those we teach…
Enable Drawing to Flourish in your School
4 Simple Ways to Make Drawing Outcomes Better!
A beginners guide to drawing media.
How to encourage risk taking to make better drawings.
How changing the paper you draw on can improve drawing outcomes.
How warm up exercises can transform outcomes.
Key Drawing Exercises
11 Exercises to Get you Started!
Exploring Key Media
4 Resources to Facilitate an Exploration of Drawing Media
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AccessArt has hundreds of resources to help you explore drawing with children
Drawing Projects for Children
Black Dog Publishing 2015