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2024 Amazing Tips for Ordering Art Supplies on a Budget

As art teachers, we’re no strangers to the challenge of stretching our supply budgets to accommodate our students’ creative endeavors. From paints to pencils, finding ways to make every dollar count while still providing quality materials can feel like a...

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Ultimate Budget-Friendly Art Supply List (2024)

Ordering art supplies on a limited budget can feel like quite the challenge, especially for us art teachers. But fear not, because in this post, I’ll be sharing five essential tips to help you make the most out of your...

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My 3 Favorite Art Projects for Junior High

Are you on a hunt for fun and easy art projects for junior high? If you’re on a quest to elevate your art lessons and empower your students with a burst of creative brilliance, you’re in for an inspiring journey....

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Easy Mixed Media Art Idea for Middle and High School

Hey artists and art teachers! Welcome back to our creative corner. Today, I’m super excited to share an awesome lesson tailored perfectly for middle or high school artists – our cool Mixed Media Watercolor and Marker Art Project. This mixed...

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Easy Watercolor Painting High School Art Lesson Plan

Hello, artists and art teachers, great to have you here! Today’s spotlight is on the Bottle Galaxy Drawing, a must-try middle or high school art project that dives into the fusion of watercolor, pens, and gel pens. Students get hands-on...

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How to Draw with Art Worksheets

3 Easy Steps to Drawing using Art Worksheets

Welcome back to InsideOutTeacher.com, your go-to source for art education and inspiration. Today, we’re diving into the world of drawing and using art worksheets to avoid common mistakes that many beginners make. Drawing is a skill that anyone can develop...

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First Day of School Advice For Art Teachers

The quote really resonated and made me reflect on my own high school experience.   I think we have all had that one teacher that made us feel special and and effortlessly captivated the class.  It wasn’t the teacher with...

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How to Draw with Art Worksheets

3 Easy Steps to Drawing using Art Worksheets

Welcome back to InsideOutTeacher.com, your go-to source for art education and inspiration. Today, we’re diving into the world of drawing and using art worksheets to avoid common mistakes that many beginners make. Drawing is a skill that anyone can develop...

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I am Lauren and creating beautifully designed middle and high school art lessons that allow me to spend more quality teaching moments with my students is my PASSION and my ART.

Read my blog art guides to learn art tips and tricks.

Teaching art in high school should be fun and rewarding, not stressful.  Being prepared with art lessons and resources for your art curriculum to help your students use the elements and principals of art, improve their drawing skills, and help everyone’s confidence and success in art skyrocket is so important.  You shouldn’t have to sacrifice personal and family time to do this.