textures block in 3-pt
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Self-graded quiz in Google Forms.

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Optical Design Tessellations Ribbons
Need to learn line art and related for fashion studies
2015-09-01 00:50:20
judy schultz:
Please write back thanks
2015-08-31 12:53:58
judy schultz:
Hi Julianna, I have been teaching art for four years now and I love it. This is my first year teaching Middle school art and would love to purchase some of your lessons. I will borrow some ideas and change it of course. I also am teaching art history next quarter as well. I guess my question is which packages do you suggest since I am on a budget. I will also reference you of course. I really believe it makes a beer art world when everyone shares ideas. Thanks Judy
2015-08-31 00:20:13
Wonderful website!! Can you recommend a good drawing and/or visual/studio art text book for high school art students?
2015-08-27 14:25:32
2015-08-26 08:37:12
shannon borrego:
I am so impressed with your website and lesson organization. I am working on building an online platform to house my instructional resources. I would love to model after you. I am new to building websites. Where did you create yours?
2015-08-13 16:35:13
Natalie Sommer:
Julianna, I'm a veteran teacher but find myself in the unique position of teaching art for the first time. Thank you so much for all the great information and resources on your site. You are amazing!
2015-08-11 18:29:29
Mary Gustafson:
Hello! As a new art teacher I wanted to extend my apreciation for your website. I have a pretty developed art cirriculum - with that said - this website is AMAZING! I's such a resource my colleauges and I have been marveling at your scope and sequence! Thank you for laying it out so nicely! You have given me much to reflect on during this upcoming academic year!
2015-07-29 23:04:53
Lucinda Cross:
Do you offer painting classes individually? Price? I am interested as a birthday gift for my 19 yr old daughter who loves to paint and is trying to decide on a career. Thank you.
2015-07-23 09:28:38
MaryAnne Christiana:
Great work! I'm going to adaapt your Surrealism Animal lesson and include the beasts of Bosch, Bruehel the Elder and Breton - thanks for the inspiration!
2015-07-21 14:02:50
joy from Hilo:
Thank you for such an inspiring and compete site--WOW. I am a new art teacher and am very thrilled to have discovered your website. Aloha!
2015-06-30 01:48:11
Great work. If you want to exhibit unglazed ceramic sculpture how many times should you fire it? Once to bisque stage and then one more?? Helen
2015-06-16 05:16:53

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my art portfolio

ceramics, graphics and paintings. all mine. Please feel free to leave a comment or two. Commissioning artwork is available.

online art lessons

I am still working on this page to put together few classes for adults and children of all ages and artistic abilities. This is my big undertake - I am planning on expanding the variety of the tutorials above the school curriculum for everyone to enjoy! Please comment on the classes and lessons that you sign up to - I do need an honest feedback. Thank you!

school art

this is the biggest section of my site. It was originally created for my high school students and to help me organize my lesson plans. Eventually it grew into something bigger. I am glad a lot of people find this site useful. You can find here full and detailed tutorials for drawing, painting, computer graphics, desktop publishing, ceramics, art history, sculpture and jewelry. These are the classes I teach.


links to other art sites and pages I created for my friends artists.
This page is still under construction as I run out of time to do everything that I plan. Please enjoy!

Fine Arts classes


is an introductory art class for beginners. The curriculum is for a year-long class. The structure is based on learning the Elements and Principles of Design. Each element is a unit with a choice of assignments to practice and apply the concepts of the Art Theory.



is more advanced class, focusing on experimenting with art media. This is also a year-long class. Once students have learned the basics at Art-1, it's time to experiment and to try different art techniques and media to choose their favorite. Each assignment is a different media, many of them are mix-media projects.


Drawing & Painting

is advanced art class, focusing on academic skills of drawing and painting. It is a semester class that targets students, who plan an artistic career in future. Some of the assignments are college-level, just a bit adapted.


Art History

is exactly what it is. I included the textbook worksheets that I am using. There is also a time line with worksheets for notes for each art period. It's a great teaching tool that worked great for me. I also made flash cards with world masterpieces for students to memorize. Unit exams are also included.

Exploring Art

Explore Art with Special Needs students. Adaptive art lessons.

Work still in progress........


Computer art and Design

Computer Graphics

introduction to digital imaging and design. Semester course starts with the presentation about types of digital images, their structure, terms, used in graphic design, etc. The majority of the time is spent on learning the basics of Adobe Photoshop. Some time is spent on learning Adobe Illustrator and InDesign. Work files are also included.


Advanced Computer Graphics

advanced Photoshop and Illustrator techniques, photo enhancement, introduction of Flash animation, Adobe InDesign basics, and use of online resources. Focus on creative, independent projects and advanced techniques.


Visual Literacy

a new class I teach in graphic design. I am still working on the content. Semester class to develop visual skills in digital and graphic design. Learn composition, Color Theory, Gestalt Principles, Advertisement, etc.


3-D classes


is an intro to basic hand-building techniques. A series of projects from basic pinch-pots to coil pots and slab method. Series of projects with useful information for a beginner course.



is a continuation of learning hand-building techniques, introduction of the wheel and other advanced techniques.


Sculpture & Jewelry

is a new class I just started to teach. I do not have a lot of visuals yet, but I am working on it


Born in St.Petersburg, Russia.
BA, MA in Art & Education from
SPb University, Russia;
BS in Art education from Carroll University, USA.


lessons and art courses for art enthusiasts of all levels and abilities
Digital Photography - I
The course is intended for beginner photographers.
Art courses Studio - I
This course will give you a starting point to grow as an artist.
Printmaking at Home
Unconventional printmaking techniques that are easily done in a home setting.
Unusual Painting Media
Lesson consists of two painting projects that do not require any paint.
Color Pencils
Introductory lesson to color pencil drawing.
Collage (mix media)


Art 1:
Forms on a grid
(2 pt.)

Art 1:
Practice forms

Art 1:
Forms on a grid
(1 pt.)

For teachers:
Study guide in Google Form

Art 1:
Color schemes

Ceramics 1:
Artist stamp

Art 1:

Ceranics II:
Art Nouveau vessel


Art 1:
Line op-art


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