Mark Kistler Drawing

by Matt on January 18, 2010

in Art

Mark Kistler's Drawing Lessons

In class we are building our stamina and skill as artists. On Friday afternoons for the next several weeks we will be learning how to draw and working our way through a DVD series I was able to purchase through generous donations by a few of our parents.¬†Drawing is a great lifelong skill. Drawing helps improve a person’s visual perception, visual-spatial organization, and visual attention to detail. All of these directly relate to important skills readers, writers, mathematicians, and scientists use all the time.

As a child I have fond memories of learning how to draw by watching Mark Kistler’s Secret City on PBS. Here is a clip from Secret City below:

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I recently discovered that Mark Kistler has a host of drawing videos online. Some of these videos and resources are free and some are for a fee. For $99 you can purchase a 

Follow the links below to find some of the free resources and videos.

Here are some of Mark’s sample video’s from Mark Kistler’s YouTube Channel:

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janelle January 20, 2010 at 9:00 pm

he draws so cool

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Matt January 25, 2010 at 3:40 pm

I agree. I think he is a fun and effective drawing teacher!

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