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PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT/CTLE FOR ART TEACHERS

* WE ARE NOW APPROVED TO OFFER CTLE CREDITS IN NEW YORK STATE*

NEW! ONLINE PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

Looking for quality art education professional development? Want to learn how to draw better? Join one of SAA’s online art classes! We will teach you new art skills over online video conferencing, and you can use what you learn directly in your classroom with our art lesson plans. Upon request. participants will be issued a certificate which is accepted in most states for PD/CTLE credit. (Please note it is your responsibility to confirm our certificate of completion will be accepted in your home state for credit.) We have just secured additional approval for New York State, you can check our status here: http://www.highered.nysed.gov/tcert/resteachers/ctlesponsors.html

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The School of Atelier Arts also provides professional development workshops and training for school districts all over the country. We will send a professional atelier-trained artist to your school district to teach how-to-draw concepts and art classes.

We will customize a workshop for your group, or you can choose from our most popular workshop options below. Contact us to set up an unforgettable PD experience for your teachers today!

OIL PAINTING FOR ART TEACHERS

Are you intimidated by teaching oil paint in your art classroom? Book this workshop to learn how to manage teaching oil painting lessons to your students. The class will cover three major color theory concepts – value, chroma, and hue – through a series of color mixing exercises. We will cover in depth safety, cleanup, and classroom management when using oil paint. All K-12 art teachers interested in learning how to manage oil painting lessons in their classrooms will benefit from this workshop.

PORTRAIT DRAWING FOR EDUCATORS

​In this workshop designed specifically for educators, participants will learn advanced portrait drawing skills. Participants will learn how to set up and light a model using classical composition principles. Then, students will draw portraits from life by applying traditional block-in and shading techniques. Throughout the workshop, teachers will learn how to break each skill into lesson plans for use in home classrooms.

School of Atelier Arts – Classical Training for Contemporary Artists

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