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I’m Patty, founder of Deep Space Sparkle art lessons for kids. I began this blog in 2009 with the hopes of providing dynamic art lesson plans for school teachers, home- school parents and fellow art teachers.

Children and art are an natural combination. Art happens when media and techniques are introduced and results are as individual as a child. I used variety of techniques in my classroom and try to balance direct- line instruction with observation, painting techniques with free- expression and introduce lessons to ensure that every child’s creativity is natural.

It’s my goal to share my best lessons with you, providing tutorials, photographs of children’s artwork (no adult samples here) plus helpful tips and technique. Despite my best efforts, some lessons don’t always work out the way i hoped. I share this too. After all, mistakes are a huge part of art. [Read more]