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Why is our Free Sample lesson one of our best?

Why is our Free Sample lesson one of our best?

(Well that’s easy. Because all of our lessons are pretty darn good.)

If you are wondering why would I give away one of my favorite lessons full of insights… in a word: awesomeness. (The term, “awesome”, is admittedly overused by yours truly, but I really can’t help myself) In this instance, I figure if I let you see one of the most powerful lessons in the program, you’ll believe that the entire program is really awesome. Lots of people say it is. I sincerely think you’ll agree once you experience it.

Week 11 – Animal Shadows

I admit that I was tempted to throw a pretend lesson on here and show off the teaching system rather than the content, or to hide some of the best parts with little teasers. Then I shook it off. I don’t want to be annoying, and that would annoy me if I were you.

So, looking at Shadow Animals, you will see how our system works, but also how we approach the whole idea of teaching art with a lesson full of insights. There’s a Troublespots Tab in each lesson, and for this week, it is more in-depth because we talk about the difference in how our brain processes shadows as opposed to other visual input. This often affects students in a way that causes them to act out negatively. Understanding things like this is so important in protecting the self-worth of young artists.

Some of our lessons are less about insights, and more about technique, or self-expression. All 3 of these skills are woven together week-to-week, and month-to-month, to create a rich tapestry of learning that we think you’ll enjoy being a part of.

Thanks for visiting ArtSquish. Tap the link above and take a good look: at this lesson, the support materials, and the ArtSquish teaching system. There is nothing else like it.

I believe the world needs happy artists!

About The Author

Dennas Davis

Dennas is the founder of Firstlight Arts Academy in Nashville, and also of The Art Instructor (formerly ArtSquish). He has been designing, painting, illustrating and teaching in various combinations since he learned how to hold a crayon. He is the illustrator of 24 children's books with over 5 million in print worldwide. See his paintings at

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