Those Fabulous Art Teachers

A few years back, I was assigned to teach “Fine Arts” as an option. I proposed the class be renamed “Rough Arts” but was denied.

Thank GOD for art teachers on the internet. These teachers are a special breed, willing to take hours to share their latest projects with step-by-step instructions and inspiring examples. Take Kathy Barbro, an art teacher who has been online for years. Her site,, taught me how to break down an art project into steps. Because of her, and her generosity in sharing lessons, I now love teaching art. Here are two bulletin boards that I just put up using lessons from her site: