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  Charcoal drawing  - Level I (click image to purchase) This purchase includes 3 videos. 35+ minutes of instruction. Level I covers the basics of working with charcoal: How to hold the charcoal, basic techniques (such as creating an edge vs. outlining), creating lines & shading to show value (light & dark). We also cover the idea of light source, and include 2 light & dark exercises which discuss shading from the outside and from the inside. Price: $20

 

Charcoal drawing  - Level I

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This purchase includes 3 videos. 35+ minutes of instruction.

Level I covers the basics of working with charcoal:

How to hold the charcoal, basic techniques (such as creating an edge vs. outlining), creating lines & shading to show value (light & dark).

We also cover the idea of light source, and include 2 light & dark exercises which discuss shading from the outside and from the inside.

Price: $20

 
  Block Crayon Tutorial Series: Level 1 (click image to purchase - preview sample available) This purchase includes: 4 ‘level one’ videos and one PDF with stories.  The skills the teacher learns in this four-part video set will be used in all grades. In addition, instructions for modifying the drawings in the videos are included so you can create endless variations on each picture. Specific topics cover drawings that can be used in preschool, kindergarten, first grade, second, third and fourth grade. Topics include: Exercises in one color, drawing an apple and other circular objects, animal forms, the alphabet, exercises in figures and primary colors, and beginning landscapes. Price: $25

 

Block Crayon Tutorial Series: Level 1

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This purchase includes: 4 ‘level one’ videos and one PDF with stories. 

The skills the teacher learns in this four-part video set will be used in all grades. In addition, instructions for modifying the drawings in the videos are included so you can create endless variations on each picture. Specific topics cover drawings that can be used in preschool, kindergarten, first grade, second, third and fourth grade. Topics include: Exercises in one color, drawing an apple and other circular objects, animal forms, the alphabet, exercises in figures and primary colors, and beginning landscapes.

Price: $25

 
Storytelling in the Upper Grades (click image to purchase - preview sample available) Storytelling is an integral part of any Waldorf-inspired curriculum. In the early childhood classroom children experience the magic of stories told with small toys and play silks, and enter a world of imagination. As children enter the grades,  they enter the world of storytelling as an adventure & inspiration through acting out stories with the teacher, dressing up and listening to fairytales, fables and more. In this video, Robyn Wolfe shows you how to keep that magic alive when telling stories to children in 5th grade and up. In her demonstration she tells a story from the sixth grade Roman History block illustrating many techniques the teacher can use along the way, including introduction of vocabulary, chalk drawing, facial expressions, story selection, hand gestures, voice and much more. Hone your skills as an expert storyteller with this wonderful tutorial! See a short sample by clicking the image. Price: $15.00

Storytelling in the Upper Grades

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Storytelling is an integral part of any Waldorf-inspired curriculum. In the early childhood classroom children experience the magic of stories told with small toys and play silks, and enter a world of imagination. As children enter the grades,  they enter the world of storytelling as an adventure & inspiration through acting out stories with the teacher, dressing up and listening to fairytales, fables and more. In this video, Robyn Wolfe shows you how to keep that magic alive when telling stories to children in 5th grade and up. In her demonstration she tells a story from the sixth grade Roman History block illustrating many techniques the teacher can use along the way, including introduction of vocabulary, chalk drawing, facial expressions, story selection, hand gestures, voice and much more. Hone your skills as an expert storyteller with this wonderful tutorial!

See a short sample by clicking the image.

Price: $15.00

 
  Charcoal drawing - Level II (Landscapes) (click image to purchase) This purchase includes 3 videos. 37+ minutes of instruction. Level II covers: How to build the composition of a landscape (including the ideas of foreground, middle ground & background), how to build visual templates, as well as how to create buildings, trees & vegetation, reflections, mountains, shadows, rocks, and bridges. Price: $20

 

Charcoal drawing - Level II (Landscapes)

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This purchase includes 3 videos. 37+ minutes of instruction.

Level II covers: How to build the composition of a landscape (including the ideas of foreground, middle ground & background), how to build visual templates, as well as how to create buildings, trees & vegetation, reflections, mountains, shadows, rocks, and bridges.

Price: $20

 
  Block Crayon Tutorial Series: Level II (click image to purchase - preview sample available) This purchase includes: 3 "level 2" videos & one pdf with tips and stories. The skills the teacher learns in this three-part video will be used in all grades. In addition, instructions for modifying the drawings in the videos are included so you can create endless variations on each picture. Specific topics cover drawings that can be used in kindergarten, first, second, third and fourth grade. Topics covered include: the human form, the color wheel, advanced landscapes, and drawing fables & animals. This video also comes with five stories and a pdf outline with a list of skills, exercises, techniques and extra tips and ideas. Price: $25  

 

Block Crayon Tutorial Series: Level II

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This purchase includes: 3 "level 2" videos & one pdf with tips and stories.

The skills the teacher learns in this three-part video will be used in all grades. In addition, instructions for modifying the drawings in the videos are included so you can create endless variations on each picture. Specific topics cover drawings that can be used in kindergarten, first, second, third and fourth grade. Topics covered include: the human form, the color wheel, advanced landscapes, and drawing fables & animals. This video also comes with five stories and a pdf outline with a list of skills, exercises, techniques and extra tips and ideas.

Price: $25

 

 
Chalk Drawing tutorial: Landscape K & G1 (click image to purchase) Follow along with this wonderful video by Waldorf teacher Brian Wolfe as he takes you, step-by-step through the process of creating a chalk drawing for your Kindergarten (and older) students. This video focuses on the skills you will need to draw a landscape. These skills can then be used by you to create an endless number of new landscapes for your classroom in the future.  Price: $15.00

Chalk Drawing tutorial: Landscape K & G1

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Follow along with this wonderful video by Waldorf teacher Brian Wolfe as he takes you, step-by-step through the process of creating a chalk drawing for your Kindergarten (and older) students. This video focuses on the skills you will need to draw a landscape. These skills can then be used by you to create an endless number of new landscapes for your classroom in the future. 

Price: $15.00

  Charcoal drawing - Level III (Portraits) (click image to purchase) This purchase includes 2 videos. 24+ minutes of instruction. In this 2-part tutorial you will learn the basics of portrait drawing. We break it  down into simple steps for you, and focus on using the proportions of a typical human face (plus highlights & shadows) to create facial features. Several example photos of portraits pulled from the upper grades Waldorf curriculum are included. Price: $20

 

Charcoal drawing - Level III (Portraits)

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This purchase includes 2 videos. 24+ minutes of instruction.

In this 2-part tutorial you will learn the basics of portrait drawing. We break it  down into simple steps for you, and focus on using the proportions of a typical human face (plus highlights & shadows) to create facial features. Several example photos of portraits pulled from the upper grades Waldorf curriculum are included.

Price: $20

  Block Crayon Tutorial Series: Level III (click image to purchase - preview sample available) This purchase includes: 3 ‘level three’ videos and one PDF with stories.  The skills the teacher learns in this three-part video set can be used in all grades. In addition, instructions for modifying the drawings in the videos are included so you can create endless variations on each picture. Specific topics cover drawings that can be used in preschool, kindergarten, first grade, second, third and fourth, fifth & sixth grade. Topics covered include: The night sky, watercolor washes, constellations, advanced figures, advanced scenery, advanced landscapes & waterfalls. This video also comes with seven stories and a pdf outline with a list of skills, exercises, techniques and extra tips and ideas. Price: $25

 

Block Crayon Tutorial Series: Level III

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This purchase includes: 3 ‘level three’ videos and one PDF with stories. 

The skills the teacher learns in this three-part video set can be used in all grades. In addition, instructions for modifying the drawings in the videos are included so you can create endless variations on each picture. Specific topics cover drawings that can be used in preschool, kindergarten, first grade, second, third and fourth, fifth & sixth grade. Topics covered include: The night sky, watercolor washes, constellations, advanced figures, advanced scenery, advanced landscapes & waterfalls. This video also comes with seven stories and a pdf outline with a list of skills, exercises, techniques and extra tips and ideas.

Price: $25

  Charcoal drawing - Levels I, II, and III (click image to purchase) This purchase includes all 8 videos. Over 1.5 hours of instruction! For a list of skills that will be covered, please see the individual product listings. Price: $45 (you save $15!)

 

Charcoal drawing - Levels I, II, and III

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This purchase includes all 8 videos. Over 1.5 hours of instruction! For a list of skills that will be covered, please see the individual product listings.

Price: $45 (you save $15!)

 
  Block Crayon Tutorial Series: ML Book Borders The skills the teacher learns in this three-part video set will be used in all grades. In addition, the supplement that comes with this video set includes over 30 Main Lesson Book page samples so you can see additional "real life" examples from the topics discussed in the video tutorial. These "real life" examples will further expand your imagination and skill level. Skills covered in this video set include: Simple thick borders, thick borders with rounded edges, shaded borders of one color, shaded borders with two color layers, thick borders with two separate colors, borders which include form-drawing, thin borders with two distinct colors, borders with mirror image forms, borders with shading and blending, borders that integrate a curriculum theme. Price: $25

 

Block Crayon Tutorial Series: ML Book Borders

The skills the teacher learns in this three-part video set will be used in all grades. In addition, the supplement that comes with this video set includes over 30 Main Lesson Book page samples so you can see additional "real life" examples from the topics discussed in the video tutorial. These "real life" examples will further expand your imagination and skill level. Skills covered in this video set include:

Simple thick borders, thick borders with rounded edges, shaded borders of one color, shaded borders with two color layers, thick borders with two separate colors, borders which include form-drawing, thin borders with two distinct colors, borders with mirror image forms, borders with shading and blending, borders that integrate a curriculum theme.

Price: $25

Chalk Drawing Tutorial: Language & Alphabet G1 (click image to purchase) This wonderful video by Waldorf teacher Brian Wolfe takes you, step-by-step through the process of creating a language-inspired chalk drawing for your first grade students. This video focuses on the skills you will need to draw a scenery and the letter M. These skills can then be used by you to create the remainder of your language chalk drawings for the G1 language block. Price: $15.00

Chalk Drawing Tutorial: Language & Alphabet G1

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This wonderful video by Waldorf teacher Brian Wolfe takes you, step-by-step through the process of creating a language-inspired chalk drawing for your first grade students. This video focuses on the skills you will need to draw a scenery and the letter M. These skills can then be used by you to create the remainder of your language chalk drawings for the G1 language block.

Price: $15.00

Chalk Drawing Tutorial: Scenes w/ people, Saints G2 (click image to purchase) This wonderful video by Waldorf teacher Brian Wolfe takes you, step-by-step through the process of creating a chalk drawing for your second grade (and up) students. This video focuses on the skills you will need to draw a scenery with Michael and the Dragon. These skills can then be used by you to create an endless number of different saint pictures & other “scenery with people” pictures for your classroom in the future. Price: $15.00

Chalk Drawing Tutorial: Scenes w/ people, Saints G2

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This wonderful video by Waldorf teacher Brian Wolfe takes you, step-by-step through the process of creating a chalk drawing for your second grade (and up) students. This video focuses on the skills you will need to draw a scenery with Michael and the Dragon. These skills can then be used by you to create an endless number of different saint pictures & other “scenery with people” pictures for your classroom in the future.

Price: $15.00

Chalk Drawing Tutorial: Creation G3 (click image to purchase) This wonderful video by Waldorf teacher Brian Wolfe takes you, step-by-step through the process of creating a chalk drawing for your third grade (and up) students. This video focuses on the skills you will need to draw a scenery for a creation myth.  This can also be used as a video tutorial for the G4 Man & Animal block. These skills can then be used by you to create an endless number of different Man & Animal pictures…  Price: $15.00

Chalk Drawing Tutorial: Creation G3

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This wonderful video by Waldorf teacher Brian Wolfe takes you, step-by-step through the process of creating a chalk drawing for your third grade (and up) students. This video focuses on the skills you will need to draw a scenery for a creation myth.  This can also be used as a video tutorial for the G4 Man & Animal block. These skills can then be used by you to create an endless number of different Man & Animal pictures… 

Price: $15.00

Chalk Drawing Tutorial: Norse Myths G4 (click image to purchase) This wonderful video by Waldorf teacher Brian Wolfe takes you, step-by-step through the process of creating a chalk drawing for your fourth grade (and up or younger too!) students. This video focuses on the skills you will need to draw a scenery for the Norse Mythology Block. These skills can then be used by you to create an endless number of different Mythology scenes. You will learn multiple skills in this video that can also be used to create creation myth and other scenes from G2 through the G6 lesson blocks as well. Price: $15.00

Chalk Drawing Tutorial: Norse Myths G4

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This wonderful video by Waldorf teacher Brian Wolfe takes you, step-by-step through the process of creating a chalk drawing for your fourth grade (and up or younger too!) students. This video focuses on the skills you will need to draw a scenery for the Norse Mythology Block. These skills can then be used by you to create an endless number of different Mythology scenes. You will learn multiple skills in this video that can also be used to create creation myth and other scenes from G2 through the G6 lesson blocks as well.

Price: $15.00

Black & White chalk drawing series – 4 Parts (click image to purchase) This amazing 4-part video series from Brian and Robyn Wolfe will be helpful for all skills and ages. Learn different techniques of holding both chalk and your hands to produce various styles of drawings, as well as your fingers to create different depths, shadows, and how to “blend.” Videos include basic chalk techniques, fences, grass, spheres, basket-weave and ribbons, shading, rocks, and trees. Learn how to use black and white chalk to create light sources and their effects with landscape practice. In just under 30 minutes combined, these videos will take you from a hesitant beginner to confident chalkboard artist! Price: $30.00  

Black & White chalk drawing series – 4 Parts

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This amazing 4-part video series from Brian and Robyn Wolfe will be helpful for all skills and ages. Learn different techniques of holding both chalk and your hands to produce various styles of drawings, as well as your fingers to create different depths, shadows, and how to “blend.” Videos include basic chalk techniques, fences, grass, spheres, basket-weave and ribbons, shading, rocks, and trees. Learn how to use black and white chalk to create light sources and their effects with landscape practice. In just under 30 minutes combined, these videos will take you from a hesitant beginner to confident chalkboard artist!

Price: $30.00

 

Geometric chalk drawing: Dodecahedron (click image to purchase) Waldorf teacher, Brian Wolfe teaches, in this step-by-step video, how to begin with a pentagon and work up to a dodecahedron in just under 10 minutes. Students will also learn about diameter, radius, and circumference and the importance of patience, accuracy, and precision to create these beautiful works of art! This tutorial can be used to create a beautiful chalk board decoration for your classroom or as a lesson with your own 5th, 6th, 9th and 10th grade curricula (It is included for free when you purchase one of those grades from Earthschooling) Price: $15.00

Geometric chalk drawing: Dodecahedron

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Waldorf teacher, Brian Wolfe teaches, in this step-by-step video, how to begin with a pentagon and work up to a dodecahedron in just under 10 minutes. Students will also learn about diameter, radius, and circumference and the importance of patience, accuracy, and precision to create these beautiful works of art! This tutorial can be used to create a beautiful chalk board decoration for your classroom or as a lesson with your own 5th, 6th, 9th and 10th grade curricula (It is included for free when you purchase one of those grades from Earthschooling)

Price: $15.00

Geometric chalk drawing: Golden Rectangles (click image to purchase) Waldorf teacher Brian Wolfe is back again in another beautiful 10 minute video discussing the golden ratio (divine proportion) and its place in the world around. Students will learn about diameter, circumference, radius, arcs, using a compass, how to square a circle and make a golden rectangle and spiral. Mr. Wolfe gives some ideas on how to incorporate these golden rectangles/spirals from art and history into other main lessons. Price: $15.00

Geometric chalk drawing: Golden Rectangles

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Waldorf teacher Brian Wolfe is back again in another beautiful 10 minute video discussing the golden ratio (divine proportion) and its place in the world around. Students will learn about diameter, circumference, radius, arcs, using a compass, how to square a circle and make a golden rectangle and spiral. Mr. Wolfe gives some ideas on how to incorporate these golden rectangles/spirals from art and history into other main lessons.

Price: $15.00

  Paint with Watercolor Pencils & Crayons - ebook. (click on image to purchase) 18 pages of instructions and ideas for learning to use your watercolor pencils and crayons! The ebook contains step-by-step instruction and a supply list so you can get started right away. Beautiful close-up photographs of techniques included. *Also included is a final project that both adults and children will find success with!  Price $8.00

 

Paint with Watercolor Pencils & Crayons - ebook.

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18 pages of instructions and ideas for learning to use your watercolor pencils and crayons!

The ebook contains step-by-step instruction and a supply list so you can get started right away. Beautiful close-up photographs of techniques included.

*Also included is a final project that both adults and children will find success with! 

Price $8.00

  Holiday Candles chalk & block crayon tutorial. (click image to purchase) Learn how to create a pleasant background, pillar candles, and shading with chalks, pastels, and even block crayons. This video will have you using finger-shading, blending, and layering techniques with different shapes and designs of lines to create a life-like scene of flames complete with dripping melting wax! Learn about the importance of children learning to challenge and discuss their works of art. In just over 12 minutes Waldorf teacher Brian Wolfe will teach children from G1- adult how to create this celebration of candles. This is sure be a favorite for any holiday including winter solstice, advent, Christmas, Diwali, Ramadan, Candlemas, birthdays, etc… Price: $15.00  

 

Holiday Candles chalk & block crayon tutorial.

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Learn how to create a pleasant background, pillar candles, and shading with chalks, pastels, and even block crayons. This video will have you using finger-shading, blending, and layering techniques with different shapes and designs of lines to create a life-like scene of flames complete with dripping melting wax! Learn about the importance of children learning to challenge and discuss their works of art. In just over 12 minutes Waldorf teacher Brian Wolfe will teach children from G1- adult how to create this celebration of candles. This is sure be a favorite for any holiday including winter solstice, advent, Christmas, Diwali, Ramadan, Candlemas, birthdays, etc…

Price: $15.00

 

Instructional Chalk Video: The Journey of Analise. (click on image to purchase) This amazing video by chalk artist Robyn Wolfe takes you step-by-step through one of the featured drawings in the book from the first moment the white chalk hits the board until the amazing multi-colored and magical drawing emerges! This comprehensive video is 90-minutes long and has been divided into seven smaller parts to make it easier for you to use when you create your own masterpiece. This video is the perfect way to help you bring the chalk drawings in the book, "The Journey of Analise” alive in your own home. However, the video is also valuable on its own as Robyn takes you through the steps you need to take in creating a perspective drawing, layering colors of chalk, drawing people, creating trees and much more! To purchase this as part of a set and receive a discount please visit: www.JourneyofAnalise.com Price: $15.00

Instructional Chalk Video: The Journey of Analise.

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This amazing video by chalk artist Robyn Wolfe takes you step-by-step through one of the featured drawings in the book from the first moment the white chalk hits the board until the amazing multi-colored and magical drawing emerges! This comprehensive video is 90-minutes long and has been divided into seven smaller parts to make it easier for you to use when you create your own masterpiece.

This video is the perfect way to help you bring the chalk drawings in the book, "The Journey of Analise” alive in your own home. However, the video is also valuable on its own as Robyn takes you through the steps you need to take in creating a perspective drawing, layering colors of chalk, drawing people, creating trees and much more!

To purchase this as part of a set and receive a discount please visit: www.JourneyofAnalise.com

Price: $15.00

Working with clay in a Waldorf-inspired classroom.

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This comprehensive and easy to understand 20-minute tutorial by Waldorf teacher Brian Wolfe shows you how you can introduce clay work into your classroom to teach lessons, provide artistic outlet, encourage hands-on learning, and deepen your students connection to their lessons. In this video you will learn the basics of working with clay in a Waldorf inspired classroom as well as how to create some basic animal forms you can use for early childhood storytelling, fourth grade Man & Animal block, biology lessons, nature study and much more.

Price: $15.00

  G9 Embryology & Clay Work (click image to purchase - preview video available) This amazing lesson block includes a great video lesson taught by Brian Wolfe on cell division, a zygote, and the formation of an embryo as well as a full lesson block about embryology! Work alongside this experienced Waldorf teacher with your hands to learn and understand the beginning stages of human formation and life, step by step with clay. This is an invaluable learning resource to visualize what a miracle human life formation is in a fully hands-on experience. This lesson block also includes detailed lessons for embryology with drawings, assignments and more.  Price: $25.00

 

G9 Embryology & Clay Work

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This amazing lesson block includes a great video lesson taught by Brian Wolfe on cell division, a zygote, and the formation of an embryo as well as a full lesson block about embryology! Work alongside this experienced Waldorf teacher with your hands to learn and understand the beginning stages of human formation and life, step by step with clay. This is an invaluable learning resource to visualize what a miracle human life formation is in a fully hands-on experience. This lesson block also includes detailed lessons for embryology with drawings, assignments and more. 

Price: $25.00