ART PROGRAM FOR KIDS

Levels & Skills

Ladybug

LEVEL 1

Ladybug

  • Ability to hold a marker/paint brush and draw the shape of a house, a simple shape

  • Excited about using different colors, using crayons, markers, and acrylic paint

  • A possible activity could be leaf rubbings with crayons. It is also an awesome way to teach color theory by layering different colors and working only with red, yellow, and blue.

LEVEL 2

Caterpillar

  • Strives to create pictorial images, has a better grip and understanding of shapes

  • Begins to work more in pencil

  • Focuses on one simple drawing or painting, simple animal shapes, dog or cat

  • Begins to paint with watercolors

LEVEL 3

Butterfly

  • Has an interest in overlapping shapes and colors, a better understanding of color mixing, and shades

  • Begins to draw more complex images as full scenes

  • Paints/ draws buildings, streets, beach scenes, and multiple animals

  • Has an interest in shading and a refined color palette

  • Works with colored pencils and watercolor, or acrylic paint

LEVEL 4

Bunny

  • Has completed a self portrait

  • Enjoys drawing different facial expressions and features

  • Interest in a mixed media approach, collage, watercolor, and colored pencils

  • Introduction to gouache

LEVEL 5

Kangaroo

  • Figure Drawing, interest in drawing multiple people in different activities

  • Art piece can include people playing team sports, walking, or dancing

  • Recognizes importance of a real life model, can draw family members or self in the mirror

  • can use any media desired: pencil, watercolor, acrylic, gouache