The Best Student Watercolor Pans and Pan Sets –

If you purchase an independently reviewed product or service through a link on our website, ARTNews may receive an affiliate commission. There are a host of advantages to using pan watercolor paints, especially for novice watercolorists. They are compact and contained, so they can be tucked away in a desk drawer. They’re easily portable for … Read more

Best Student and Beginner Oil Paints –

Oil painting can be an expensive hobby. Due to the complex, arduous processes of sourcing, grinding, and treating pigments, some paints can reach shelves with hair-raising price tags. Thankfully, you can be kind to your wallet without sacrificing too much in terms of quality. There are plenty of student-grade and hobbyist oil paints on the … Read more

Will Artists Ever Be Forgiven Their Student Loans?

In the fall of 2021, the Biden administration announced plans to massively overhaul the Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) program, a federal service plagued for years by confusing eligibility criteria and complaints of ineffective management. The programme, created in 2007 to allow forgiveness for eligible employees — generally those working for the government or a … Read more

4 Proactive Ideas for Displaying Student Art and Inviting Community Connection

Home / 4 Proactive Ideas for Displaying Student Art and Inviting Community Connection The spring or end-of-year art show is often a big deal for art teachers. While it is convenient to host these events at your school, have you ever considered an alternative site for exhibiting work? Displaying student work outside of your school … Read more

4 Fun Ideas to Unprogram in the Art Room to Alleviate Student Stress

Have you ever found yourself in the middle of a long-term project, grinding towards weekly goals, wishing for the weekend, so you can take a break from it? Have you noticed when undesirable student behaviors start to gradually increase, the task they are working on doesn’t support their goal, or the quality of their work … Read more