I am in a situation I am not sure how to handle.
I teach several after school classes of 12. The parents pay for the art
Last year I tried Larry's lesson how to draw shells because I wanted them to
learn to draw and I thought his was great. It pretty much frustrated some of
them and they eventually dropped. They were 5th and 6th graders.
Now this year my classes are 1st-6th and some parents want me to teach them
to draw. About half the kids are interested.
I don't know really where to begin. The kids like projects more and I am
afraid I may frustrate some of the kids and they may decide they just are not
artists and quit. But it looks like I may lose some if I keep with just
Should I pick a common interest like horses and do grid drawing or should I
do a still life? It's really a difficult range of ages to please.