Sample Video Lessons

Every kid has a media.

At Big Ideas Art Studio, kids have access to all kinds of media with video libraries full of open-ended skill¬† tutorials to meet their needs and interests. Each video you see below is an example of the tutorials you’ll find in the Big Ideas Art Studio. The libraries are updated regularly so your child will never get bored.

Need more than just lessons on skills? With the Studio and Club passes, kids also receive lessons on artists, idea generation, art history, and much, much more.

Online Drawing Classes for Kids

Drawing is a skill that can be learned just like anything else. In the drawing library, your child will find tutorials on basic skills and techniques that will help build confidence without being intimidating. So, whether your child is a YouTube-how-to-draw-fanatic or more of a drawing-from-the-imagination kind of kiddo, the drawing library will take your child’s skills to the next level.

Included:

  • Drawing with Simple Shapes and Forms
  • Showing Space
  • Adding Value
  • Perspective
  • The Human Form
  • And More!

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Online Painting Classes for Kids

The painting library includes tips and tricks based on all different kinds of paints, starting with tempera cakes and gradually building up to more difficult mediums like watercolor. In this section, your child will learn the basics of painting, paintbrush techniques, and different ways to use paint to achieve different effects. These skills and techniques are sure to inspire countless ideas and creativity.

Included:

  • Painting Basics
  • Color Theory
  • Tempera Cakes Techniques
  • Watercolor Techniques
  • Paintbrush Tricks
  • And More!

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Online Crafting Classes for Kids

Fiber Arts are incredibly popular with kids of all ages. This library (which currently includes weaving tutorials but will soon house sewing, jewelry, and more) will have your child creating functional and decorative art that can be worn, used, and adored for years to come.

Included:

  • Weaving
  • And more to come soon!

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Online Collage Classes for Kids

Collage is sometimes overlooked, and it shouldn’t be! It’s is a great place to start for any new artist interested in two-dimensional media (but perhaps intimidated with the idea of drawing) and for more experienced artists looking to grow and expand in new ways. The best part about collage is the materials! It’s easy to get started with just some scissors, a glue stick, and some scrap paper or magazines.

Included:

  • Collage Basics
  • Collage Techniques
  • Collage with Magazines
  • And soon: photomontage,¬† mosaics, and more!

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Building

The 3D library is a FAN FAVORITE! Kids love letting their imagination soar with recyclables and cardboard. Not only will this library support your 3D artists in bringing their ideas to life, but it’s also likely to buy you even more time outside of art as your child will make countless toys and play things.

Included:

  • Building with Cardboard
  • Building with Found Objects & Recyclables
  • The 3D Human Form
  • And More

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