50+ Free Art Lessons!

All 490+ art lessons on my website are authored and richly illustrated by professional artists and art educators. Choose your passion! Draw with graphite and colored pencils; paint with acrylics; learn about art history and art therapy; and more!

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The 50+ free lessons are marked in green with “FREE”.  Register for free and receive 3 Credits every month to view or download any other 3 lessons you want.

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Lessons are categorized into 8 modules (and 18 topics).

Module 1: Introduction to Drawing

Module 2: Contour Drawing

Module 3: Shading Techniques

Module 4: Composition and Perspective

Module 5: Diversity in Visual Arts

Module 6: People and Animals

Module 7: The Lighter Side of Art

Module 8: Creating Art in Color

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Free Your Creativity by Making Art!

Creativity is inherent in everyone! To doubt your natural abilities is to deny yourself the joy of making art.

Think Outside the Box – Anything Goes!

You can use a variety of mediums to explore and expand your creative thinking through a wide range of enjoyable visual art styles and techniques.

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8.4.R2: What Made You Think of That? (by Cailin Green)

Beginner to Intermediate: Feeding your creative mind to find artistic inspiration anywhere and everywhere

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8.4.A3: Paint With Craft Tissue Paper (by Cailin Green)

Beginner to Intermediate: Use craft tissue paper to create a fun and colorful image

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8.4.A4: Create with Yarn and Poured Paint (by Cailin Green)

Beginner to Intermediate: Use yarn and poured paint to create a vibrant folk-art style painting

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My dear friend, Cailin, is an extraordinary artist, musician and author. 

Explore the Art of Self Discovery!

Express Yourself through Art Therapist Judith Campanaro!

My dear friend, Judith, gently provides guidance for an inspirational journey toward self-empowerment through creative expression.

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Art therapy is a unique experience based on using the medium of art as an instrument of change. Rather than learning conventional techniques and modalities, art therapy approaches the medium in a natural experiential way.

Here’s four of the 46 lessons authored by Judith on my website:

Introduction to Art Therapy (5.3.R1 – 10 Pages and 7 Illustrations)

Understanding art therapy and how creating art enables you to enhance your well-being

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Exercises to Build Confidence (5.3.A6 – 8 Pages and 13 Illustrations)

Gift yourself with enlightening activities to help enhance your personal growth, physical well-being, and self-esteem

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Exploring the Art of Self Discovery (5.3.R2 – 8 Pages and 7 Illustrations)

Embracing the powers of clarity and choice as instruments for enriching personal growth

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Voyage of Discovery (5.3.A8 – 2 Pages and 4 Illustrations)

Create a contour drawing with glue, add bright colors with watercolor paints, and outline shapes with a black marker

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Cuddles the Cow!

I don’t have a style. The artistic freedom of not being pigeonholed empowers me to just have fun creating whatever strikes my fancy!

Besides, when styles are critiqued and/or examined by others, the resulting labels often focus more on a particular historical period or artistic movement rather than the creation or its creator. In my humble opinion, the entity known as style is simply an accumulation of an artist’s inherent preferences, life experiences, artistic philosophy, personal goals, and academic background.

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