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Mess It Up! Drawing Club

Mess It Up! will challenge young artists to make mistakes or mess up their artworks then use those mistakes to build something new and beautiful.
Adria W.
288 total reviews for this teacher
Completed by 2 learners
Class
60 minutes
per class
Once per week
every week
11-16
year olds
3-10
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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Next on Mon, Sep 26

Meets Once per week
Mondays
5:00 – 6:00 PM
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Next on Thu, Sep 29

Meets Once per week
Thursdays
2:30 – 3:30 PM
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Description

Class Experience

I am delighted to be able to offer classes that emphasize fine art techniques through the lens of observational drawing. Observational art is a method of learning to draw with three principles in mind: understanding of the subject, building looking skills, and practice of artistic technique. Through this method and practice, learners can draw anything. Completion of my courses will result in a learner who is engaged with art and understands basic art technique. Even students who are not aspiring artists have much to gain from drawing, including improvement of hand-eye coordination and hand dexterity skills.

Along with my bachelor’s degree in art history and studio art from a premier liberal arts institution in Ohio, I also have been teaching since 2016. My online teaching career began on Outschool in 2017. I have taught homeschoolers, unschoolers, and undergraduate students of all ages. My background in art history means that my classes are created with an understanding of historical precedence- I’m teaching what I know works! Many of my classes include examples of important artworks from masters for students to examine and learn skills from. In addition, my many years of teaching art have helped me curate concise and logical drawing curriculum that young artists can easily pick up and apply to their work. Every art class I teach hopes to provide learners with all the knowledge and support they need to grow as an artist.
No homework! 
***MATERIALS*** Young artists are REQUIRED to have paper and some type of drawing utensil (such as a pen or pencil) to participate in this course. However, I recommend that learners also have prepared: -Something to color with, such as colored pencils, crayons, or markers -Paint (watercolor or acrylic) and associated tools (such as brushes, water cups, and palettes) -Any additional art supplies your learner might enjoy
Learners will not need to use any apps or websites beyond the standard Outschool tools.
To remove the stress of what is sometimes a very daunting course of study, your learners will not have tests, quizzes, or formal grades in the class. Instead, I utilize positive verbal critiques to provide feedback and encourage improvement. However, if grades are requested I will provide them via rubrics that will suggest a grade. Learners progress will be gauged by the completion of their assignments, execution of techniques, contributions in critique sessions, and their class presence (being on-time, listening when I am speaking, and how they communicate with peers). 
1 hour per week in class, and an estimated 0 - 1 hours per week outside of class.

Teacher

Adria W.
🇺🇸
Lives in the United States
Observational & Free-Hand Art Teacher
288 total reviews
343 completed classes

About Me

Hello & Welcome!

My name is Adria and I am a life-long mixed-media artist with a bachelor’s in art history and studio art. I am an observational and free-hand artist. Observational art is an artistic process that emphasizes visual perception or... 
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