Draw & Sketch Enchanting Fairy Tales Around the Globe | Beginner - Intermediate

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Megapixels Art: Drawing Realistic Animals, Dragons
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Draw enchanting magical creatures and landscapes from fairy tales around the world! Learn art techniques and have fun drawing and sketching mythical creatures, mermaids, unicorns, fairies, elves, pegasus, castles, tiny gardens, etc.

Class experience

US Grade 2 - 5
Beginner - Intermediate Level
Students will learn realistic and imaginative drawing techniques and how to add their own creative flair to their art. Some weeks, learners will also learn how to color or shade and to create depth in their art to make it pop. The end result will be cool drawings of mythical creatures they will feel proud to display. 

What will your child learn and grow in when they take art at Megapixels? Here are just a few…

-Become a creative genius! Did you know that studies show that kindergarteners are natural creative geniuses but lose that by the time they graduate high school? At Megapixels, we help students preserve and regain their creative genius, which gives them joy as well as an edge when they are ready to start their careers. 
-Drawing skills! Learn a variety of drawing methods and discover which ones work best for you - because we are all unique. Our instructors teach a variety of drawing techniques used by professional artists, and we emphasize the methods that we have seen help our students achieve amazing results while allowing students the space they need to experiment with which methods work best for their unique learning and drawing styles. 
-Character! Creating amazing art requires patience, persistence, perseverance, and a positive mindset. During class, you’ll get to exercise positive character traits, and our instructors make encouraging comments throughout class to help motivate learners to build these character skills. 
-Confidence! Your instructor will give you genuine encouraging feedback to help you recognize your strengths as well as help you improve any areas where you might be struggling. You’ll develop skills you can feel confident about, learn to love yourself and your art right where you’re at, and create art you’ll feel proud to display! 
-Coloring and shading techniques! Time permitting, we will color and shade some weeks, learning techniques like layering, blending, gradients, mixing, color theory, value scales, and more! 
-Social skills! Instructors demonstrate how to give encouraging feedback in various forms, including the encouraging sandwich critique. Students will have opportunities to practice giving encouraging feedback to each other and to exercise their empathy. (We ask that students don’t give critiques to each other - only encouragement). Students will also interact socially with their peers, discuss common interests, and make friends with other learners from around the world. 

Please keep in mind that the growth areas vary each week, so the list items above are examples of the more common things we tend to focus on. Some of these areas are lifelong pursuits, and we feel honored to be a part of your child’s growth journey. If there is a certain growth area that you’d like us to emphasize, please send a message to your instructor and we will do our best to accommodate your goals!
Each instructor at Megapixels School of the Arts is a master of their craft and is certified to teach the Megapixels Method. This method of instruction trains students to be able to draw realistically while having the freedom to go wild with creativity and also gives them the mindset to succeed. 

We are on a mission to empower kids to become lifelong learners who are confident in their creativity so they can overcome any obstacle, achieve their biggest dreams, and change the world. We facilitate an inclusive learning environment. We encourage students to not get caught up in perfectionism but rather to enjoy the process, which further unleashes creativity. About the Founder of Megapixels School of the Arts: 

🎨 Meg Navarro. Over the past decade, Meg has taught thousands of students to create dazzling, realistic art, to take impressive photos, and to write their first novels. In 2007, Meg founded Megapixels School of the Arts, which began as a local art school and expanded to offer online classes a few years back. Meg personally trains each teacher in the Megapixels Method, which she has tested and refined over the past decade. Meg studied art, photography, and writing while earning her BA, and is currently working on her Masters in Education. In her free time, she loves making human pyramids with her friends! 

Reviews for Meg: 

⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ Meg is such a fabulous teacher! She is patient, enthusiastic, encouraging, and fun - both of my girls love taking classes with her!! - Lisa D. 

⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ My daughter (11) loves this class and is always looking forward to the next one. Her art skills improve with each class. I'm so glad she's found a class that she enjoys. She also says Teacher Meg is very patient and good with the other students. I recommend this class. - Melissa B. Meet our instructors! 

🎨 Gemma is a professional artist who creates and sells artworks in resin, acrylic, watercolor and ink mediums. She was born in England but lived most of her life in the great state of Michigan. She's a movie buff and a huge fan of Star Wars. She is patient, encouraging and loves helping others! 

Reviews for Gemma: 
⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ Hello! This is Sabrina(a student in this class), this class has been really fun for me so far and has helped me to improve my drawing skills quite a bit. Miss Gemma is always so nice and is always giving positive feedback(and if we need to change something on our drawings she always is very polite about it tells us how to fix it). Some of the drawings I have done were I little too easy and some were just a tad too hard but overall this class is just the right level for me(I’m eleven). I would definitely recommend this class to anyone who really likes animals and really likes art. Thanks for teaching this class! By the way, to show my improvement I put the first drawing I did in this class in May of 2021 and the drawing I did last Thursday(September of 2021). 

⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ Ms.Gemma is great with the kids. She is very patient and she makes the class fun. My daughter loved her class. - P. Edwards 

🎨 Mattie has a BA in Fine Arts with a concentration in drawing from Elizabethtown College in Lancaster Pennsylvania. Mattie fell in love with teaching art when she first started in 2020. She currently lives in Albuquerque, New Mexico. She loves to read, write, draw, sing, play with her dog, Freya, and enjoys a cup of Earl Grey tea in the morning. 

Reviews for Mattie: 
⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ Wonderful for our budding artist! She loves the serious work she can do and the personal attention. - Laura R. 

⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ Miss Mattie is amazing! She takes time prepping each week for her lesson with my daughter and despite the fact that we have just done a few lessons with her, she has already made amazing progress. - Marianne S. 

🎨 Amanda is a professional working artist with a bachelor's degree in Studio Art and a minor in Theatre. Amanda spent two years as the director of a summer art camp program in San Antonio, Texas. She loves working with acrylic, colored pencil, digital art (Procreate), and more. Her love for wildlife and travel is the inspiration behind most of her artwork and she often draws inspiration from photos she's taken on her trips. She is patient, kind, and energetic and has a big passion for helping others pursue their love of art. 

Reviews for Amanda: 
⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ We loved this class! Amanda is great! - Karen P. 

⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ My 8-year-old liked the teacher and the art style. She said it was easy to understand the teacher. She liked the finished product and was proud of her drawings. - Heather 
Students are encouraged to use supplies that they already own.

The instructor will demonstrate using the following, but again, students do not need these exact supplies:
-Printer Paper
-Pen or Pencil to outline and draw
-Colored pencils or anything to add color (if desired)

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HEY THERE, WE'RE MEGAPIXELS SCHOOL OF THE ARTS

We go beyond teaching art.

Our mission is to equip children with mindsets that will help them succeed in all areas of life. 

Patience, persistence, peacefulness, character, confidence, creativity... 
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$17

weekly
1x per week
55 min

Completed by 1 learner
Live video meetings
Ages 7-12
2-7 learners per class

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