Our Acrylic Portrait Lesson uses the image of Robert Burns to demonstrate some of the skills and techniques involved in painting with acrylics. Each stage of this portrait, from its commission to its completion, is carefully explained and clearly illustrated to help you understand this detailed approach to painting with acrylics.
Still Life is the best subject in art for both learning and teaching the skills of drawing and painting. Using a range of different media, our still life lessons teach you how to look at an object and see it like an artist - with a conscious awareness of its outline, shape, proportions, tone, color, texture and form.
Pop Art Portraits offers you the choice of two projects. Our Pop Art Portrait Lesson Plan is a single art project for the individual student. Our Pop Art Group Project is a collaborative lesson for a group of up to 20 individuals. Both these lessons provide free templates to help you draw iconic Pop Art Portraits and apply the bold and colorful techniques of this popular art style from the 1960's.
OurChuck Close Art Lesson is a group projects for up to 20 students. It begins as a lesson on color and ends up as a large scale portrait that was inspired by the paintings of the American artist, Chuck Close.
Aerial Perspective, which is also called 'Atmospheric Perspective', is the effect that the atmosphere has on the tone and color of a landscape when it is viewed over a distance. It is a very effective tool for landscape painting and is a less complicated technique to learn than linear perspective.
Perspective Drawing is a technique used to represent three-dimensional images on a two-dimensional picture plane. In our series of lessons on perspective drawing we explain the various methods of constructing an image with perspective and demonstrate how these are used by artists and illustrators.
Our Art Quiz pages offers you a fun way to develop your knowledge and demonstrate what you know about art and design. Each quiz is designed as an aid to study and can be used in combination with our art and design lessons.