Insect Illustrator Club: Observing and Drawing Earth's Coolest Insects
In this ongoing class, learners will explore earth's strangest and most beautiful insects, with a focus on fundamental observation and drawing skills. From spiders and scorpions, to beetles and cicadas, we will explore many unique bugs.
Will Thompson, M. Ed.
4 total reviews for this teacher
2 reviews for this class
Completed by 4 learners
Once per week
learners per class
per learner - per class
How does an "Ongoing" course work?
Meets on a weekly schedule, join any week, no need to catch up on previous material
Live video chats, recorded and monitored for safety and quality
Discussions via classroom forum and private messages with the teacher
Automatic payment every Sunday, cancel any time
Great for clubs and for practicing skills
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The world of entomology - the study of insects - is an amazing branch of science that explores the hidden world of insects. Scientists rely on artists to bring their discoveries to light, and show the world how beautiful insects can be. In this class, learners will be explorers and artists, diving deep into the world of entomology as a team. Each week we will be exploring unique insects from all over the world, and learning about their unique characteristics and features. We will then draw...
I am a classroom teacher with a masters in education, and have been a private art tutor for the past 6 years. I am an artist and participate in several art shows each year around the DC Metro area. I have worked with several National Geographic scientific illustrators, and have loved incorporating nature into my art. I grew up in Florida where spend my time scuba diving and leading kayak tours in the Indian River. I love nature, and I love art! Most weekends you can find me and my wife either bird watching or drawing.
- Pencil and eraser - Paper (any size above 5x8in) - Coloring tools (crayons, markers, or colored pencils)
45 minutes per week in class, and maybe some time outside of class.
Learners will not need to use any apps or websites beyond the standard Outschool tools.
Will Thompson, M. Ed.
Educator - Art & Science
🇺🇸Lives in the United States
4 total reviews
4 completed classes
I have always had a passion for art, the natural world, and education. I love incorporating my many interests into teaching, and hope to encourage learners to explore their passions through their own creativity. The world is such an amazing,...