March 25, 2020

Embracing the solitude while Creating Art at Home

Embracing the Solitude while Creating Art at Home There have been many times of uncertainty in human history. War, famine, plague and extraordinary acts of […]
March 2, 2020

Current Trends in Book Cover Design make Great Inspo for Design Exercises

Current Trends in Book Cover Design make Great Inspo for Design Exercises Recently, whist looking for inspiration for a graphic design exercise for students, I […]
February 9, 2020

Appreciating Your Art in a Gallery Wall Hang

BLOG 8 Appreciating Your Art in a Gallery Wall Hang  In Paris in 1667, the French Royal Academy of Painting and Sculpture began its annual […]
November 24, 2019

Words and Music – Finding Inspiration for Artworks

Words and Music – Finding Inspiration for Artworks The line of creativity that taps into visual imagery, is the same as that which taps into […]
October 28, 2019

The Viewing Space as Part of the Process of Creativity

The Viewing Space as Part of the Process of Creativity When we create artwork lessons for you on ArtEyeDeer, we sit at a fantastic old […]
September 9, 2019

Responding Formally To Artworks – For Senior Students

“I just like it, it’s pretty cool” Working out the “why, what, how” of responding formally to artworks for senior students In Blog 3, we […]
August 12, 2019

Writing About Your Artwork – For Senior Students

Writing about your artwork, using the Responding to Artwork model for senior students  It can be a bit of a daunting task writing about the […]
July 7, 2019

Art Terminology

ART TERMINOLOGY: BIG WORDS TO DESCRIBE BIG ART CONCEPTS AND CONTEXTS  But what does that word actually mean? In almost every ArtEyeDeer lesson we use […]
May 1, 2019

Surfaces, Surfaces

Surfaces, Surfaces Creating your art on different surfaces. When we record our ArtEyeDeer videos, we’re conscious of keeping the surfaces that you make your artworks […]
March 18, 2019

Material Matters

Material Matters Does the quality of the materials you use to make artworks matter? The answer is a surprising “Yes” and “No”! As far as […]
November 29, 2018

Website Launch: Welcome to Art Eye Deer

Lift Off! I can’t believe we’re finally launching Art Eye Deer! In 2007 I sat with one of my best friends in Sydney and she […]
November 6, 2018

Top 10 Tips for Teaching Art to Teens

Top 10 Tips for Teaching Art to Teens   Whether it’s your first year as an art teacher or you’re experienced at teaching art to […]