Before you Sign Up for the Art Class

I thought I would write this post as I have come to realise that learners often don’t know what to expect from an art course or art class.  I offer some advice that will make the starting of an art class or course less of a gamble.

I teach a range of learners from all walks of life, some of whom haven’t been in education or any type of classroom for 40 years!  Therefore it is understandable that many are a bit tense about the experience of starting a class so I am hoping that the advice I give might ease some of the anxiety involved.

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Best Art Advice I’ve Had From Art Teachers

I recently wrote a post ‘worst advice from art teachers’ so it is only right that I write about the best advice I’ve had as well.  I’ve realised that a lot of the advice I give as a tutor is the same advice that came from my own art teachers.  I’ve had many art teachers during my art education but some of the advice has been invaluable where as some of the advice was forgotten immediately.  Here is the best bits of advice I’ve been given and have found to be true for me:

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