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Intro to 2D Art | Drawing and Painting | Homeschool Full Curriculum | Ages 12-15

In this 15-week course we will learn about the elements and principles of art as they relate to art history with two-dimensional materials such as drawing and painting.
Molly Cranch
155 total reviews for this teacher
New class
year old learners
US Grade Level
Beginner, Intermediate Level
learners per class


per week
Charged weekly
Meets 1x per week
Over 15 weeks
50 minutes per class

Available times

Table of available sections


Class Experience

Students will create a work of art using two dimensional materials.
Students will apply knowledge of at least one element or principle of art to a work of art each week.
Students will learn about important artists and apply their thoughts and impressions to their own work. 
I am a certified K-12 art educator with 20 years of classroom teaching experience. I am also a professional artist and children's book author-illlustrator.  
As this is a semester long course, each lesson builds upon the next. There will be no work assigned outside of class, however there may be some weeks when a student may need extra time to finish.
Please note that we will spend time at the beginning of each class going over materials. While it is important to come to class prepared with materials, there is also some flexibility and we can work with what is available. Collage: Scissors Glue White paper Construction Paper Found Papers (newspaper, scrapbook paper, magazines) Watercolor Paint/water cup/brush/paper towel Drawing: White drawing paper or sketchbook Oil Pastels Markers Drawing Pencils or #2 Pencil Colored Pencils Painting: Watercolor Paper Selection of small round and flat brushes Watercolor Paint Crayons or Oil Pastels Acrylic Paint Water Cup Paper Towel
In addition to the Outschool classroom, this class uses:
No letter grades will be given in this class. Students will be informally assessed by checking in verbally and visually. There will be opportunity for students to self-reflect on their work. 
50 minutes per week in class, and maybe some time outside of class.
All materials are created by instructor and are presented in class. 


Molly Cranch
Lives in the United States
Certified K-12 Art Educator, Professional Artist and Children's Book Author-Illustrator
155 total reviews
167 completed classes

About Me

My name is Molly Cranch and I am an arts educator, fine artist and children's book author-illustrator.  I have taught art in a variety of settings, including public and private schools, international schools, and museums and art centers. My... 
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