April 12, 2019
12 Ways to Balance Teaching Art and Creating Art

12 Ways to Balance Teaching Art and Creating Art

It’s the age-old question; how do we balance teaching art and making art? While we know creating is vital to our well-being, finding the time to do so can seem like an impossible task. Plus, what works for one art teacher may not work for another. To help with this conundrum, I reached out to several of my art teacher heroes. Together we’ll share our best tips for balancing it all. Here are 12 Ways to Balance Teaching Art and Creating Art 1. Use art to make memories. Several years ago, I started to seriously consider how much I was enjoying the process of drawing, doodling, and experimenting with media. It dawned on me that perhaps I should do this weekly using the journal prompts I teach my students. So, I started to do the same prompt-based art journal work weekly I required my students to do. Not only did I […]