Lesson Graphic Art Lessons Step by Step

Pinkmeister's Art School Dropouts

Pinkmeister's Step by Step Art Lessons

Pinkmeister's Mini Course Intro to Art

Do I need talent?

Art is not really some much a matter of talent. However it is about building skills and knowledge. You can also learn about how to be an artist by studying the examples of other good or great artists

Is Art Easy?

The Arts are a kind of personal performance. Good performances are always a challenge. Art requires positive mental and emotional involvement and attitudes. As with any skill, higher quality of performance always comes from greater amount of practice and experience.

Art is Supposed to be fun!

Some do not find art as interesting as others. For these art may not be as enjoyable, but art is an area that improves your creativity and thinking and nurtures your soul. It will help you to understand others and be more sensitive to the world that you live in. There are many practical uses for art. click here: important things which can be used in life.

What are some of those valuable lessons that art teaches?

1. The arts focus on you the individual. Art values your ideas and your experiences and your abilities to produce things which can last for years and continue to express you.

2. Art builds thinking and imagining skills. Art requires imagination and the ability to come up with many possible ideas. Called brain storming or divergent thinking. People who are in charge of things and are leaders have this ability.

3. Art teaches about care and precision and values skills in many techniques

4. Art requires ideas, planning and follow through to finish work sometimes using a deadline. These are very valuable life skills.

What is the most important thing to remember so that I can have a good experience doing art?

Art is really a learning experience.
You will be shown a lot of skills and "creative tools" and learn new ways of communicating using a visual language. It will take some time to make the adjustment and learn the language and appreciate the challenges of art. Personally, try to be a pleasant and cooperative individual. Think about others. Have a positive attitude. Consider that the information and experience you gain today is actually worth something.

A Teacher's Role in Your Art Instruction

To stimulate creative problem solving skills
To encourage work that meets high standards
To encourage you to become visually aware of common things
To encourage new methods and ideas
To build an awareness of culture and in particular art in culture.
To encourage respect for the Arts and creative pursuits
To help build an awareness of the many parts and challenges of the Creative Process

As an art learner

Respect the ideas shared by your teacher and fellow classmates
Try to receive comments or suggestions positively
Learn to work with care and patience
Develop new skills working with art materials
Keep an open mind. Be open to new ideas
Think about, excercise and  explore new concepts,

Learn to experiment and discover
Check out the library and internet, investigate the great artists
Use the internet to access pictures and museums