I have found I’m really passionate about helping kids whose parents don’t have a lot of money have access to higher learning about art.

I decided to create some videos for kids who are serious about art. I wrote a bit about this before (I think?) and want to elaborate on it.

I’ll be making a series of a few videos for kids who are interested in building their drawing skills, for kids who are interested in architecture, for kids who want to build their knowledge because they know it’s what they want to pursue. They will be for kids ages 5-10 or 12ish. They will be slightly more challenging and up front about the difficulties of design as well as the basics.

In no short order, they will be on watercolour, drawing what you see, 3D, 2D drawing, how to draw shrubbery (for architecture purposes), education about brushes and what kind of paints to invest in, some exercises, take home PDFs, and maybe a quiz. I hate quizzes so I don’t see the point in making others suffer but there are some benefits to them. They won’t be required. (If I can have that option).

Sketching what you see
Drawing from life

I’ll make about 3-4 different videos and put them into Skillshare and Udemy. I don’t know if I can do both, so for sure Skillshare. Don’t ask why, them seem equally just as good. I think Skillshare has a great community with resources and live questions and answers so I think that is why.

More watercolour
Mark making
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By Afonso Abstract Art

Hello, my name is Kristina. I always knew I was a creative-type person but I just didn’t have a name for it in grade two. I grew up working in my dad's art gallery. After high school, I pursued art at Capilano University in Vancouver, BC; and from there, went onto obtain a bachelor of design with honours at the University of Alberta.

Kandinsky said, “it is evident therefore, that colour harmony must rest only on a corresponding vibration of the human soul.”

I make minimalist, gestural, abstract art. I aim for integrity; the only idea I follow is to be true and honest to my art. I hope that viewers feel a sense of freedom and austerity.

Typically, the material inspires me, followed closely by a compulsion to draw, which ends up leading me. Usually, I do not have a specific idea in mind. I do everything spontaneously, but not always, I have my considered portions. It’s never the same though. It’s unpredictable.

I love to work with oils and pencil. Watercolour is not far behind. Willow bark and conte are also in the top five.