Middle School Visual Art - Drawing, Painting, Weaving, & Mixed Media

This 15-week course is the equivalent to a Visual Arts class at the middle school level.
59 total reviews for this teacher
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Completed by 26 learners
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55 minutes

per class

Once per week

over 15 weeks


year olds


learners per class

per learner - per class

How does aMulti-Daycourse work?

Meets multiple times at scheduled times
Live video chats, recorded and monitored for safety and quality
Discussions via classroom forum and private messages with the teacher
Great for engaging projects and interacting with diverse classmates from other states and countries

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Class Experience

I am a certified Visual Arts Teacher for grades K-12. I earned my Bachelors Degree in Art Education. 
I also have 3 years of experience teaching visuals arts in the classroom, and 4 years of online teaching experience. 
Students should expect to spend one to two hours per week outside of class to complete art projects. 
General Supplies: 
Scissors, ruler, pencil, pencil sharpener, eraser, masking tape, paper (sketchbook, or other loose paper for practicing)

Unit 1: Color Theory & Painting 
Supplies- Paintbrushes, watercolor or acrylic paint, one sheet of 14" x 17" heavy paper for the final project

Unit 2: Drawing Portfolio
Supplies- Drawing pencils, 6-8 sheets of 14" x 17" heavy paper for the final drawings

Unit 3: Weaving 
Supplies- Yarn (various thicknesses and colors), Yarn Needle (plastic or metal, bent tip preferred)

Unit 4: Mixed Media 
Supplies- Magazines and other found papers, mod podge 

Unit 5: Final Project
Students will choose one of the techniques previously taught in class to plan and complete a creative final project. No other supplies are necessary for this beyond what is listed above. 
In addition to the Outschool classroom, this class uses:
I will provide feedback on final projects using rubrics. Rubrics are provided when a project is assigned so that students understand what is expected before they begin working. I can work closely with parents wanting grades for final projects, classwork, or quizzes on an individual basis. 
55 minutes per week in class, and an estimated 1 - 2 hours per week outside of class.


Emily Batson
Lives in the United States
Art Educator
59 total reviews
41 completed classes

About Me

Hello! My name is Emily Batson. It is nice to meet you!  
I am an artist and visual arts teacher based outside of Charlotte, NC. 

About Me: 
I love art. I am married and have three young kids. We planted a big garden at our house this year, built... 
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