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FREE! Kids Online Art Class – 6 Lessons

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“Kids Art Week” FREE!
with Carla Sonheim, Lynn Whipple & Diane Culhane
6 Video Lessons

Click HERE to see the lessons and go to for more!

Carla Sonheim, author of “Drawing Lab,” would like to invite you and your kids to join us for a week of creativity and fun. Carla is joined by artist-teachers Lynn Whipple and Diane Culhane and they have created six video lessons for kids of all ages. All you need are some basic art supplies and less than an hour a day!

… and, it’s FREE!





Class Itinerary

Lesson 1Picasso Dogs with Carla

Lesson 2Crayon Resist Night Sky with Diane

Lesson 3: Leaf Printing with Lynn

Lesson 4: Nature Faces with Lynn

Lesson 5: Oil Pastel & Paint with Diane

Lesson 6Modigliani Portraits with Carla

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Supplies Needed:

Tempera or acrylic paint, markers, crayons, watercolors, pencils, oil pastels, imagination and sense of fun!

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Who we are:

Collectively, Carla Sonheim, Lynn Whipple, and Diane Culhane are professional artists and educators who teach all ages.

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Here’s how this online class works:

• Each day during the week of class, you will receive an email with a reminder to visit the class blog for that day’s lesson.

• A password-protected blog dedicated to each class will serve as our clubhouse and where you will find all the class materials as they are uploaded.

• A facebook group will be created for you to (optionally) share your paintings, and enjoy and learn from the artwork of others. (However, if you are shy about posting your art, we are always available to look at your work via email.)

• The class materials will be up and available forever.

• Upon registration, you will receive an email within 48 hours confirming your sign-up. On the Friday before your session begins, you will receive your class codes and a “test” video to make sure you can receive/view everything (if you can view the above video, you should be able to view the class videos).


FAQs – If you’ve never taken an online class before and would like to know more about our online classes, click HERE.

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Kids Art Week 2018

Kids Art Week 2018
A Free Online Art Class
Instructor: Carla Sonheim
One-Week, 5-Lesson Class

July 23-27, 2018 Available NOW!

Welcome to this year’s KIDS ART WEEK!

This is our fourth year, and each year over 5,000 individuals and families have joined in. It’s one of the most enjoyable and rewarding projects we do… kids’ art is the best!

This is an online art class for kids (and kids of all ages). Each day you’ll receive for five days you’ll receive a 15-minute video with instructions on how to make five different animal creations. There is a community forum (optional, via FB) where we can share our projects and see what others from all over the world have made, too!

P.S. This is for kids of ALL ages, so if this looks fun to you, please sign up even if you’re not technically kid-aged! 😉

I look forward to seeing your artwork!



This year’s projects:

Monday, July 23, 2018
Put a Beak On It!


Tuesday, July 24, 2018
Folded Butterflies

Wednesday, July 25, 2018
Taped Rainbow Animals

Thursday, July 26, 2018
Folded Critter-Puppets with Luna
Special Guest Teacher: Luna Russell

Friday, July 27, 2018
Picasso Dogs 3D

The supplies you will need:

• watercolors, paintbrush
• markers
• colored pencils
• oil pastels
• watercolor paper
• blue painter’s tape or masking tape
• scissors
• a stapler

Thank you for being a part of KIDS ART WEEK 2018!


Carla Sonheim is a creativity workshop instructor known for her fun and innovative projects and techniques designed to help adult students recover a more spontaneous, playful approach to creating. She is the author of Drawing Lab for Mixed Media Artists: 52 Creative Exercises to Make Drawing Fun, a bestselling book, having sold over 100,000 copies!

Two more books were released Fall 2012: Drawing and Painting Imaginary Animals: A Mixed-Media Workshop (Quarry Books) and The Art of Silliness: A Creativity Book for Everyone (Perigee Books), and in 2013 she co-authored Creative Photography Lab with her husband, Steve Sonheim.

One of her students writes, “Carla just shines and is so gentle and generous that you will work hard all day and come out energised and inspired. Most importantly though, [her] class was a touchstone in my artistic journey, giving me the courage to stop resisting, and open myself to my creative voice.”

Carla lives in Seattle, Washington.


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The Art of Silliness – Free Worksheets

Hello Teachers, Parents and Artists!

Here are 30 worksheets to download, print, complete, and share!

“The Art of Silliness” was the first online class we produced… over seven years ago! There was no video component then; each day participants received an email with a link to a pdf with a “silly” drawing exercise (and more) , and we shared our filled-out worksheets on a flickr site… a community of like-minded creatives!

You can share your worksheets now at our Facebook Page: Carla Sonheim Presents: Share Your Work!

Thank you for being here!

WORKSHEETS: Click a link below, and it should take 20-30 seconds to open in your browser window. Then, print!