Art Education’s Battle to stay Relevant in the Curriculum I have been involved in art education in schools for years before leaving and setting up my own art business. Initially, I provided schools with art workshops, but I now concentrate of producing Art History and Drawing Tutorials on YouTube. ...
03 Jul 2019Paul Priestley
During my time as an art teacher and when I ran my own company providing art workshops in school, the phrase I came across in every classroom I visited was, ‘I can’t draw’. After the phrase was uttered, the child would often produce little, or draw with such little ...
22 Sep 2017Paul Priestley
A discussion you may have with young people How often have we heard someone dismiss a piece of art because it doesn’t look like a photograph? Conversely, because an art work looks like a photograph doesn’t make it art. It is almost as if a work of art ...
05 Feb 2017Paul Priestley
Your kids can produce Creative Drawings Drawing is the fundamental basis of all art forms including painting. Drawing an object lets us understand it, and learn about it’s structure. We can understand how light falls upon it and plays tricks with our perception. Picasso once said, ‘ I do ...
03 Feb 2017Paul Priestley