Art School Dropouts
Step by Step Art Lessons
Pinkmeister's Mini Course Intro to
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
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.
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.
are some of those valuable lessons that
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.
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.
Art teaches about care and precision and values
skills in many techniques
Art requires ideas, planning and follow through
to finish work sometimes using a deadline.
These are very valuable life skills.
is the most important thing to remember so
that I can have a good experience doing art?
is really a learning experience.
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.
Teacher's Role in Your Art Instruction
stimulate creative problem solving skills
To encourage work that meets high standards
To encourage you to become visually aware of
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
To help build an awareness of the many parts
and challenges of the Creative Process
an art learner
the ideas shared by your teacher and fellow
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
to experiment and discover
Check out the library and internet, investigate
the great artists
Use the internet to access pictures and museums