Drawing Tints and Shades Using Marker and Colored Pencil in Art


Product Description

This drawing a crystal middle or high school art lesson is great for beginner artists or advanced students. Students first practice drawing tints and shades using marker and colored pencil in art.  The slideshow and video demonstrations teach them how to layer markers and colored pencils to create tints and shades of value using no black. The handouts, practice worksheets, and reference images are crystal clear and easy-to-use year after year.

This technique creates rich vibrant tints and shades of value fast. This lesson is ready-to-go and contains everything you need to achieve amazing results and build student confidence fast.

Included in this Drawing a Crystal Colored Pencil and Marker Lesson:

5 Instructional Handouts (PDF) with Links to Slideshow

Teacher Instructions

Teacher Slideshow with Notes for Delivering the Lesson

Student Drawing a Crystal Slideshow

2 Video Demonstrations

Blank Practice Value Scales in 4 Different Formats

14 Reference Images

Black and White Value Scale References


This Resource Package is a TIME-SAVING GAME CHANGER ⏰

❤️ The materials are all organized in one place to use year after year.

❤️ Materials students can refer back to when the art teacher is busy or unavailable

❤️ Clear step-by-step instructions for drawing a crystal with lots of visual examples are easy to use.

❤️ TIME SAVING video demonstrations are great for when students are absent and need a review.

❤️ Great for multiple ability levels and builds student confidence in art


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Art Teachers, Real Praise:

Don’t just take my word for it – art teachers everywhere are raving about Inside Out Art Teacher’s art lessons! Here’s what they have to say:

⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ This is an excellent resource! I used it before beginning an agamograph project that requires students to use colored pencils to add value over markers, and it worked perfectly!

⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ “This resource was amazing and well designed.  It was so easy to use for both my distance learners and my in class students.  The linked video was so helpful.  Thank you! ” – Art Teacher, Jessica M.

Beginner Drawing a Crystal Colored Pencil High School Art Lesson

Drawing Tints and Shades Using Marker and Colored Pencil in Art