Video Series

Draw. Here. Now.

Low-stakes DIY methods to painlessly bootstrap yourself into making original art.

 
 

How to Draw from Imagination

Start with simple gentle scribbling, and you can end up with a drawing of just about anything you can imagine. Like seeing faces in the clouds, if you trust yourself and allow your pencil make enough marks on the paper, shapes and pictures will inevitably begin to emerge.

 

A Simple Creativity Exercise Using Bottlecaps

A simple, painless, and highly effective way to let go of attachment to outcomes and results, and get into this explorer state of mind. All it requires is your trusty art tools, and some bottlecaps or lids. Instead of throwing them in the recycle bin, you can use them to make beautiful original art

 

Beginning Watercolor Investigation

Make friends with watercolor! Befriend watercolor by simply doing it and watching what happens.

 

Scribbling Straight and Curved Lines to Make Your Designs

Being out of control can be one of the best places to be when you’re making art. If you work quickly, you can get out of your own way and access your innate “hidden artist self.” Learn to let go and watch what emerges!

 

How to Begin Drawing Realistically, As a TOTAL BEGINNER

Household tools make great drawing tools, but maybe not in the way you think ;) Learning to draw real life objects is one of the greatest visual adventures out there. Like most adventures, the most crucial step is a willingness to start, and to explore.

 

So You Think You Can't Draw...

In this exercise, we use rapid-fire scribble drawing to expose ourselves, face our vulnerabilities, and get really, really comfortable with STARTING. The truth is, people have so much respect for people who have the courage to draw just in the way they can.

 

Make Your Own Coloring Book Page with Vine Charcoal

It's easy to always feel like you must be the CAMERA when you draw. But you can just as easily decide to be the MAKER. Choose a real-life object around you as a starting place, then follow your own imagination directly into the wild.

Video Series

Workshop Demos

At home demonstrations of official workshop content.

 
 

Connect, Create, Collaborate: Here & Now

A full-length workshop demonstration for ART EDUCATORS and ART MAKERS, created for and presented at the California Art Education Association Annual Conference in San Francisco on November 10th, 2017.

 

Connect, Create, Collaborate: Here & Now

Variation 1: Draw with a format. A full-length workshop demonstration for ART EDUCATORS and ART MAKERS, created for and presented at the California Art Education Association Annual Conference in San Francisco on November 10th, 2017.

 

Connect, Create, Collaborate: Here & Now

Variation 2: Draw with a watercolor base. A full-length workshop demonstration for ART EDUCATORS and ART MAKERS, created for and presented at the California Art Education Association Annual Conference in San Francisco on November 10th, 2017.