I have been teaching all types of art to any and all that want to learn for over 20 years. My favorite students are those that want to learn to create. I believe we all can create, desire is all that is needed and with guidance anyone can learn. My favorite age student is 5-105 year olds!
I have taught private lessons, small group lessons, senior center groups and Community Education classes through New Mexico State University-Alamogorgo. I taught a weekly art class for home schoolers with K-12th graders before moving to Texas. Watercolor painting is my favorite followed by drawing. But when students are young and just learning the wonders of all the different possibilities I try to expose them to as many types of medium as possible- markers to watercolor paint we will try it all. When approached by a student requesting a specific field I am more than willing to concentrate in that area. I don't have art history lessons but as I am visiting with the student or students I bring up related information to whatever we are working on. I guess my art history comes across as art trivia.
I furnish and bring most of the supplies. It is easier on me knowing the student will have the quality of supplies needed and it is easier for them to learn about many things. They can then narrow down what they like and purchase their own. I have several set-ups so I can leave supplies with the student between lessons for practicing.
I feel blessed to be able to teach the thing I love doing the best and my feelings show when working with students. I have references available.
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