Drawing in the Classroom

Artist: Triada Samaras

Type: Professional Learning

Program Availability: In-Person, Virtual



Drawing in the Classroom will provide sequential professional learning for the visual art teacher to advance his/her/their teaching and learning practices in the content area of drawing. Educators will explore methods of drawing with an emphasis on observation, visual perception, and individual expression. Practical studio information about the creation of a variety of drawings will be given. Educators will discuss historic and contemporary examples of style, media, technique, and content as they relate to students’ current lives and lived experience. Drawing topics may include Portrait, Self-Portrait, Landscape, Still-Life, Found Object, Interior, Exterior, and Abstraction depending on interests, cultural backgrounds, and grade level. Educators will gain access to materials that will allow them to immediately implement what they have learned into their classroom teaching.

Students will:

  • Engage with methods of drawing.
  • Deepen their experience of observation, visual perception and individual expression.
  • Experience historical and contemporary examples and identify connections to the lived experiences of students.
  • Identify 1-2 strategies to include in your teaching and learning practice.


YA Connections:

  • NJSLS-VPA: Artistic Process; Creating
  • Anchor Standard 1: Conceptualizing & Generating Ideas
  • NJSLS-VPA: Artistic Process; Responding
  • Anchor Standard 7: Perceiving and Analyzing Products

Program options:

Virtual (Live Streaming)

Please fill out this inquiry form or call 866-500-9265 for more information. (Virtual programs are not charged a travel fee.)

Price & Info


Workshop Cost per Day: $1400

Workshop Materials Fee: $200

Additional Fees: In-Person Program Travel Fee - $95 per day; Virtual Program Technology Fee - $45; (On-Demand programs are not charged travel or tech fees)


Audience Limit: 25

Program Length: (1) 90-min Session (Additional time available at $300/hour)

Appropriate For Grade(s): Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th



Curriculum Connections

Curriculum Connections

Visual & Performing Arts