Draw a Skunk
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So it seems that my collection of animal tutorials was missing one certain little black and white animal. Here to … Read More

Draw a Flower
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A fun way to show kinders how to draw a flower.  Simple shapes with a twist of adding pins between … Read More

Half Portrait Tutorial
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Every fall I look for a new twist on a self-portrait project to start the school year. I like this … Read More

Beach Drawing
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A little first grader made this beach drawing years ago. I love everything about it. I thought it was time … Read More

Easy Dog Drawing
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I sometimes give my young kinder and 1st grade students a template to trace for the first step of a … Read More

Draw a Simple Cat
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Two circles get this simple cat drawing off to a good start. If you begin by tracing a roll of … Read More

Draw Pete the Cat Tutorial
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Pete the Cat seems to have a lot of fans these days, so I thought I’d make a tutorial on … Read More

Elephant Drawing Tutorial
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I like how this tutorial helps students fill their paper, and just focus drawing part of an elephant. MATERIALS • … Read More

Draw a Cartoon Fish
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Big, overlapping eyes make almost anything look funny. Especially cartoon fish with big goofy lips. MATERIAL • Cartoon Fish PDF … Read More

Modigliani Self Portrait Tutorial
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I’ve made a Modigliani self portrait tutorial in hopes that it encourages more to try it out. Something about the … Read More

Draw a Water Buffalo
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You just never know when you might need to draw a Water Buffalo.These guys have a look that is all … Read More

Draw the White House
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If you are studying American symbols, here’s how to draw the White House. I’ve simplified it as much as possible, … Read More

Draw a Caterpillar
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Here’s a little tip on how to draw a caterpillar with very “squishy” sections. I saw it in a book … Read More

Draw a Clown
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My clown tutorial seems to be pretty popular over at Pinterest, so here is an update. My recommendation? Start with … Read More

Draw a Snail
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Learning about snails in your classroom? Here’s a simple way to draw one, all starting with the number “6”. I … Read More

New “How to Draw” eBook
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Due to numerous requests to purchase this book I am now offering all of its content, including the cover art, … Read More

Draw an Astronaut
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Here’s one way to spark a child’s interest in science and space. Show them how to draw an astronaut and … Read More

Be My Valentine Painting
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This Valentine painting was inspired by a simple stock art drawing. I think it would make the beginning of a … Read More

How to Draw Martin Luther King
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I put my portrait drawing skills to the test today to see if I show students how to draw Martin … Read More

Draw Grumpy Cat
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Find how easy it is to draw Grumpy cat with my step-by-step tutorial. Luckily, he has some pretty distinctive features, … Read More

How to Draw a Rooster Head
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In honor of the Chinese New Year that kicks off on Jan. 28, I have created this “How to Draw … Read More

Draw a Cardinal
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I’ve been on the lookout for a new way to draw a cardinal. This one, inspired by a stock art … Read More

Draw a Frame
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Here’s a super easy way to draw a frame on your artwork with this fun, precut paper. Add a few … Read More

Draw Santa’s Face
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Looking for an easy way to draw Santa’s face? If so, here’s a simple approach drawing just his head. And … Read More

Giant Nutcracker Drawings
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     My art room is filled with giant Nutcracker drawings right now, waiting to be lined up in our auditorium … Read More

Draw a Teddy
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I taught my students how to draw a teddy with a few simple shapes, and they found many, many ways … Read More

Draw Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer
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I’ve made a tutorial on how to draw Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer, which I believe keeps his cute details, … Read More

Draw a Turkey
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Here’s my popular “Draw A Turkey” tutorial in a format that is more computer friendly. If you prefer something you … Read More

Sharpie Winter Landscape
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To wrap up my Sharpie Blog Roll, here is a Sharpie Winter Landscape project that I found works well for … Read More

Draw a Cartoon Turkey
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For something new, draw a cartoon turkey and then make up a funny story about him or her. This guy … Read More

How to Draw an Alpaca
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In case you need to learn how to draw an Alpaca, here’s the perfect tutorial for you. Alpacas have been … Read More

How to Draw a Haunted House
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When students learn how to draw a haunted house, they can practice their architectural drawing while changing just a few … Read More

Draw a Bat, and the Perfect Book
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My first graders were shown how to draw a bat, but only after learning some more about them in this … Read More

Draw a Vampire Bat
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You can draw a Vampire bat without it being scary. In fact, they can be downright funny like this guy. … Read More

Draw a Fall Tree
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To learn how to draw a fall tree, try thinking of it as a series of branches, and not just … Read More

How to Draw Frida Kahlo
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A few key features will help you learn how to draw Frida Kahlo like a pro. She was a Mexican … Read More

Draw a Polar Bear
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Here is a very simple but very cute way to draw a polar bear. He is made of just a … Read More

How to Draw a Gorilla
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Cute animals are always fun to draw, but here’s how to draw a gorilla with a little attitude. He is … Read More

How to Draw a Fox Face
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My How to Draw a Fox Face tutorial will help students fill their page with a large, symmetrical face, that … Read More

How to Draw a Pumpkin
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There are many “How to Draw a Pumpkin” tutorials out there. This is my take on what I would share … Read More

How to Draw an Owl
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Learn how to draw an owl, and then finish it of with some pretty paint and metallic markers. Their shimmery … Read More

How to Draw a Sea Turtle
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Follow my step-by-step tutorial to learn how to draw a sea turtle. The secret to making him or her look … Read More

Draw a Bunny
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For instant cuteness when learning to draw a bunny, try adding clothes. All kinds of personality seems to just jump … Read More

Draw a Corgi Dog
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Here’s how you can draw a Corgi, because he’s got his own cute little stubby features that are not like … Read More

“Easy Animals to Draw” eBook
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Now available, a collection of animal drawing projects that are targeted for the beginner artist. After ten years of creating … Read More

How to Draw a Sea Shell
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Just in time for summer fun, a brand new tutorial for drawing sea shells. • View and download Sea Shell … Read More

How to Draw Perspective Landscape
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Here’s a simple landscape tutorial that illustrates how to draw perspective with a vanishing point. The drawings help show how … Read More

Draw Russian Buildings
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Russian buildings are so different from those children are used to drawing. The “ice cream” topped towers look like they … Read More

My Sharpie Book
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So I have a pretty cool announcement to make, I’ve been moonlighting a bit and have written my first art … Read More

Draw a Daffodil
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Do you find yourself drawing the same tulips and daisies over and over again? Try this daffodil to mix things … Read More

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