Category Archives: Tutorials

Drawing Hands (Sketchbook)

DrawingHands from L. Girbino on Vimeo.

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3rd Grade: Drawing A face

Note: this video does not have sound–https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wfosxuah1uk 1) Draw an oval first 2) Divide the oval in half vertically and horizontally. 3) Your eyes go on the middle line. One eye width in between your eyes, one eye width on … Continue reading

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How to Draw in One Point Perspective

http://youtu.be/nFmek_sesfo

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Weaving (3rd Grade)

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Picasso’s Guitar

“I have seen what no man has seen before. When Pablo Picasso, leaving aside painting for a moment, was constructing this immense guitar out of sheet metal… Some witnesses, already shocked by the things that they saw covering the walls, … Continue reading

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Laying Out Graphic Novels

Here is a link to making layout templates online, then you can print them out for practice!

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Photoshop: Monsters, Inc.

I created this tutorial using Snapguide: Check out How to Make a Monster in Photoshop by Lois Girbino on Snapguide.

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Drawing a Radial Design

In fourth grade art, we have been printing radially (around a center point), with linoleum blocks. Now, students get to draw radially. Radial Art from L. Girbino on Vimeo.

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How to Carve a Linoleum Block

Fourth graders are learning how to print, and the video tutorial on how to carve a block safely is below. Carving Linoleum Blocks from L. Girbino on Vimeo.

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What to Do When You Are at Home (Practice Art)

At LES, students do not need to do art homework, even on snow days! Yet, I have a great resource for my students who would like to work on drawing skills–it is a website that shows you how to draw … Continue reading

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