Drawing Texture

Teaching art has helped me live a life that requires me to notice beauty. I had just finished teaching a lesson on “Drawing Textures,” when I took a walk and captured everything I had taught in this single photo. The softness of feathers versus the hard edge of rocks and the intricate pattern …

Thank You Frank!

Frank, a high school student from Simon Gratz High School Mastery Charter, shares his experience after a 10-week internship this spring with ASI at Northern Liberties Recreation Center working with ASI Volunteers: Gab, Kashief, Peter, Alysia, and Chris. “At the Northern Liberties Rec Center, I volunteered with Art Sphere Inc. and …

Watercolor Stencil Mural Project

Overview: Students work within an overall theme of “Celebrating Diversity” to create a mural. Students work together in teams of four to six students. These groups work independently on the mural project using watercolor paper panels, which have been divided into equal sections for each group. Groups use stencils, watercolors, and …