How to be an Excellent Teacher of Your Art or Craft

How to be an Excellent Teacher of Your Art or Craft

Elaine Luther demonstrating a T-shirt printing method in a class. I have taught since 1992, starting when I was a college student myself.  I consistently get really high reviews for my teaching and I want to share with you what I’ve learned over the years so that you...
Student Work: Activist T-shirts and Regular T-shirts

Student Work: Activist T-shirts and Regular T-shirts

A variation of the Rock the Protest Poster class, in the Activist T-shirt class, students learn (quickly, as this is a two hour workshop!) to identify their idea and think symbolically. Here are some Activist T-shirts by tweens at day camp: Inking a...
Student Work: Rock the Protest Poster

Student Work: Rock the Protest Poster

In this class, I work with students to give them a process for figuring out what topics they care about, and then how to express their position on that topic using images and words. We also talk about photographing their posters in order to share them online. Here are...