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Saturday, 17 July 2021
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Art & Beauty

When artists abandon beauty and the human figure as worthy subjects, the advertising industry fills the vacuum with glee.   When artists turned from figurative representation and towards Post-Impressionism, Cubism, Abstract Expressionism and all the other “isms” that followed, it … Continue reading

Thursday, 10 June 2021
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3 Unexpected Podcasts for Art Teachers

There are obvious podcasts for art teachers, and then there are the hidden nuggets that you might have missed. Here are 3 podcasts for art teachers that we think you should definitely know about.   Skill-Based Art: A Learning Resource … Continue reading

Thursday, 27 May 2021
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What Should I Draw?

“What should I draw?” is a common refrain from students in my art classroom. After years of answering this question, I have found that the answer is different for each student. As artists develop their skills, certain drawing subjects are … Continue reading

Monday, 24 May 2021
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How to Set Up a Painting Studio

Save yourself frustration and hassle by setting up your art studio space the right way.     Learning how to draw and paint at the highest levels is challenging enough – there is no need to make the task even … Continue reading

Thursday, 20 May 2021
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Art Skill Scarcity: What Happened?

Learning how to draw realistically was a necessary skill taught in much formal education up until the dawn of the 20th century. Being able to accurately draw ideas for a bridge was as necessary of a skill for engineers as … Continue reading

Monday, 17 May 2021
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4 Must-Read Atelier Art Books for Newbies

New to atelier training? Here are 4 great books to help you get started.   Please note this post contains affiliate links. You can read our policy on affiliate links here. 1. Beginning Drawing Atelier by Juliette Aristides. To be … Continue reading

Thursday, 13 May 2021
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MAY BLOOMS

And so does the hope for a return to a more “normal” school year.  But what is “normal” in the art classroom anymore? And should we go back to teaching art exactly the way we were before?   The pandemic may have … Continue reading

Thursday, 29 April 2021
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3 Things You Need to Know About Our Master’s in Studio Art Program

An MA Art Program for Art Teachers Seeking Excellence Working in partnership with the prestigious Florence Academy of Art, the School of Atelier Arts recently launched a fully accredited Master’s in Studio Art program that will provide art teachers with … Continue reading

Thursday, 1 April 2021
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5 Reasons Every Art Teacher Needs a Master’s in Studio Art

Why Should an Art Teacher Get an MA in Studio Art? The Benefits Are Many As an art teacher, you’ve probably thought about enrolling in an MA art program at some point or another, but you’ve held off due to … Continue reading

Monday, 22 March 2021
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Bargue Plate Art Supply List

Here are all the art supplies you need to draw a Bargue Plate using atelier methods. Ready to start your atelier training right this minute? This free Bargue drawing video series will teach you everything you need to know to complete … Continue reading

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