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Cute Valentine Squirrel Illustration

In this one-time art class, students will learn to illustrate a cute, dressed-up squirrel, using colored pencil.
Torri McCarrey
1113 total reviews for this teacher
New class
80 minutes
per class
Meets once
year olds
learners per class
per learner

How does a "One-Time" class work?

Meets once at a scheduled time
Live video chat, recorded and monitored for safety and quality
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1. Students will learn techniques to sketch a proportionate contour drawing (outline) of a squirrel (full body), using pencil. 
2. Students will learn techniques for smooth blending, pencil application, gradient blending, and adding contrast, using colored pencils.
3. Students will learn techniques to create personality in their illustration, using colored pencils.
4. Students will learn techniques to draw clothes/accessories on their squirrel, using colored pencils.
Because of how detailed this drawing is, students may need to finish their work outside the designated class time.
REQUIRED: -Paper -Everyday pencil -Everyday eraser and/or kneaded eraser -Colored Pencils: tan/peach, brown (light and dark if possible), pink, green, blue, black, white OPTIONAL: -Baby oil, Q-tips and/or cotton balls (to blend colored pencils) -White gel pen
Students will be assessed throughout class and at the end of class through questions and/or sharing of drawings.
1 hour 20 minutes per week in class, and maybe some time outside of class.
Please be aware that this course uses materials that may be harmful to your student if used inappropriately.  If you think your student may use any class materials inappropriately and/or potentially cause harm, please provide adult supervision for your student.   


Torri McCarrey
Lives in the United States
Visual Arts Teacher
1113 total reviews
816 completed classes

About Me

Welcome to my teacher page!  My name is Torri McCarrey, and I am very passionate about teaching visual arts and core curriculum.  My core curriculum courses often use an art integration approach to learning (e.g., drawing your own monster using... 
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