Intro to Drawing: Beginners Guide! Art with Ms. Amy

In this Ongoing drawing course, we discuss a introductory level of all things drawing. Certified instructor, Amy Pollman guides learners through engaging and fun drawing lessons to help build a foundational understanding of art making with drawing tools.
219 total reviews for this teacher
7 reviews for this class
Completed by 45 learners

55 minutes

per class

Once per week

every week


year olds


learners per class

per learner

How does anOngoingcourse 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

How Outschool Works

Available Times

Pacific Time

Next on Tue May 31

Meets Once per week
7:05pm - 8pm

Next on Tue Aug 23

Meets Once per week
7:05pm - 8pm

Next on Tue Jan 3, 2023

Meets Once per week
8:05pm - 9pm

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Class Experience

-Students will learn a new weekly drawing technique
-Students will improve their drawing skills
-Students will improve their vocabulary of art
-Students will learn how to speak about art 
-Students will work with a professional artist and educator 
Amy Pollman is an internationally traveled Artist and Educator. She received her Master’s in Art Education from the University of Toledo with accreditation to teach K-12 in Art (2018) from the Ohio Department of Education, her MFA from Syracuse University in 2003, and her BFA from Columbus College of Art and Design in 1999. As a passionate educator of the Arts, Ms. Pollman advocates for cross-curricular integration, global citizenry, and development of personal voice in the classroom. Her methodology can be defined as a collaboration between student and teaching artist. You can find out more about Amy Pollman at
Learners will have time to begin their artwork in class and can finish after class. It is recommended that they practice the technique discussed in their sketchbook for skill building. 
1. spiral bound sketch book:
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2. pencil, eraser and sharpener set

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3. pencil eraser 

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4. crayons

5. colored pencils 

6. markers
Learners will not need to use any apps or websites beyond the standard Outschool tools.
This class is self assessed, unless otherwise arranged. 
55 minutes per week in class, and an estimated 0 - 1 hours per week outside of class.
The instructor will provide all additional materials 


Ms. Amy
Lives in the United States
M.Ed, MFA, Certified in Visual Art (K-12)
219 total reviews
163 completed classes

About Me

“The true purpose of arts education is… to create more complete human beings who are critical thinkers, who have curious minds, who can lead productive lives.” – Kelly Pollack. I am an experienced and certified Artist and Educator who is from... 
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