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Art Teaches That…. is a series really about Opening Young Minds with Art. It is a series ​for kids 8 on up. Learning to Draw being the beginning – Pre-Order Now!

Art teaches any child so many essential skills not to mention learning that they can create something out of very simple tools i.e. teaching resourcefulness which is useful in later life. ​If you’re trying to teach your children at home or just want to expand their horizons, don’t forget art. Art is one of the best things to introduce them to: Observation of Nature Patience and Persistence Creative Problem Solving Skills Hand Eye Coordination…. just to name a few I’m Deborah Chapin, a long time professional artist who’s lectured at the Smithsonian American Art Museum and exhibited my paintings worldwide (CV). I’ve put together a series of videos to start your children off in art, in particular drawing.   The goal isn’t to make everyone into artists but to learn the skills that art teaches. See More Below

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Audio Reading About Deborah Chapin’s Exhibition History.
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What’s Included in the Series Learning to Draw 1

We explore the basics of shading, cast shadow, basic forms, composition, perspective, do exercises with what we learn, do variation on the use of forms and seeing it in nature as well as exploring in little field trips to discover what we’ve learned.  This video series consists of 19 lessons for subscribers  at $35/month 1 lesson/month or you can also purchase a pass for the whole series and your child can study at their own pace.  Videos can be played on iPad, iPhone, TV, computers anywhere basically you can hook up to the net and children can repeat video lessons and pause while they practice and then resume.  Lessons posted on my site in private viewing rooms.    Your child will have hours of lessons to follow along,  that they can take at their own pace or that you can add to your home schooling schedule.  This Christmas open the door to art for your child.  Lessons Will be uploaded as they are finished starting in September. A balanced life full of art and cultural appreciation as well as mindful study of nature is an important part to life and one of the keys to resilience, and a long happy life. Purchase as a gift for your children, grandchildren or great grand kids and start Opening their Young Minds with Art.

More Info below Lesson 1 – Basic Tools & Materials Getting Ready & Warm up Exercises

Lesson 1 teaches you about the materials you will need and how to use them, they are very simple and inexpensive.  Which means anyone can choose to learn.  The 2nd half of the lesson are a set of warm up exercises which gets you started.

Lesson 2 – Basic Shading or Tone

This lesson explains the basics of tone or shading and the student discovers how to implement shading on simple objects with the tools that they have.

Lesson 3 – Basic Cast Shadow

This lesson explains cast shadows and how to think about their form and tones, why they are important and how to create them.

Lesson 4* – Basic Forms into Familiar Objects

this lesson explains how to change basic forms into objects that you will later be drawing as part of the exercises.  It is broken down simply but it is the start of putting together all the student has learned so far.

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Lesson 5* – Basic Composition

This is the first lesson towards making pictures.  With all the basic skills studies so far the student begins to comprehend how to implement the objects into an picture how to see things in relationship to one another and how to create ideas with those basic forms.

 

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Lesson 6* – Basic Perspective – Pemaquid Harbor House

the basics of linear perspective and how to create a picture using these principles.

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Lesson 7 – Beginning to Draw Basket

This is the beginning exercise and an the only interior lessons studied limiting the idea making it simple for the student to try to accomplish and create.

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Lesson 8 – Demo Drawing Harbor

First harbor scene using tone and perspective as well as teaching the principles of aerial perspective.

Lesson 9* – Demo Drawing Lighthouse

A more complex composition is possible at this point, and the Lighthouse project uses almost every object that the student knows to create a scene.

I take them on a virtual field trip for these exercises and include any historical notes of interest so they can expand what they learn.  There is a demo where I start a drawing of one of they views, and they have a variety of views to choose from meaning that they can practice till their heart content if they want to.

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Lesson 10 – Demo Drawing Curved Road

The road is a exploration of drawing a curve in the landscape and understanding multiple perspective points.

 

Lesson 11* – Demo Drawing Rocks

a variation on the form of rectangles and squares this is an exciting exercise drawing the coast of Maine.

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Lesson 12 – Demo Drawing Arch Bridge

A quiet scene of the rock bridge  in Bristol Maine.

Lesson 13 – Demo Drawing Dockside Lesson 14 – Free Exercises

This is an exercise to get the student to start a project from scratch.  Picking a subject matter, and trying to compose, work on perspective and correct themselves.  Gives them some real world experience of starting from scratch.  Then they can submit the work to be reviewed.

Lesson 15* – Demo Drawing Pemaquid Harbor House

This is a house picked to describe the exercise of perspective and this is their opportunity to draw it from scratch and to fully comprehend how far they’ve come.

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Lesson 16* – Demo Drawing Queen Anne’s Lace

Variation on the circle form showing a real life situation which requires comprehension of the different angles of a disc

Lesson 17 – Demo Drawing Woods

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This is practice of drawing a woodland which the variation on the cylinder form.

Lesson 18 – Test 1

At the end of all this they have the chance to choose several topics and show the results of what they’ve learned.

Lesson 19 – Test 2

At the end of all this they have the chance to choose several topics and show the results of what they’ve learned.

Extras

Extras are added through out the year

Art Teaches That…. is a series really about Opening Young Minds with Art. It is a series ​for kids 8 on up. Learning to Draw being the beginning

Art teaches any child so many essential skills not to mention learning that they can create something out of very simple tools i.e. being resourcefulness which is useful in later life.

​If you’re trying to teach your children at home or just want to expand their horizons, don’t forget art.
Art is one of the best things to introduce them to: Observation of Nature
Patience and Persistence
Creative Problem Solving Skills
Hand Eye Coordination…. just to name a few

I’m Deborah Chapin, a long time professional artist who’s lectured at the Smithsonian American Art Museum and exhibited my paintings worldwide (see CV). I’ve put together a series of videos to start your children off in art, in particular drawing.   The goal isn’t to make everyone into artists but to learn the skills that art teaches.

What Art Teaches

Want your child to learn how to solve problems, any problem, learn how to analyze.  Art can teach you that.
Learn how to create something from nothing? Art can teach you that.
Learn how to concentrate? Art can teach you that.
Learn how to decode complicated thing, break them down into their simplest form then build them back up again? Art can teach you that.

What’s Included in the Series Learning to Draw 1

We explore the basics of shading, cast shadow, basic forms, composition, perspective, do exercises with what we learn, do variation on the use of forms and seeing it in nature as well as exploring in little field trips to discover what we’ve learned.  This video series consists of 19 lessons for subscribers @ $15/lesson paid annually and have access for a year with access to all other videos added during the year.   Makes a fantastic Christmas Gift for your kids or grand kids.  You can also rent individual lessons at $41/lesson or subscribe at $35/month.  Videos can be played on roku, iPad, iPhone, TV, computers anywhere basically you can hook up to the net and children can repeat video lessons and pause while they practice then resume.  Lessons can be played here in private viewing rooms or on Vimeo.    Your child will have hours of lessons to follow along,  that they can take at their own pace or that you can add to your home schooling schedule.  This Christmas open the door to art for your child.

A balanced life full of art and cultural appreciation as well as mindful study of nature is an important part to life and one of the keys to resilience, and a long happy life.

Purchase as a gift for your children, grandchildren or great grand kids and start Opening their Young Minds with Art.