Free Art Lessons Online

Feeling creative? Have a kid that loves to draw? Some amazing artists are offering online classes for free. Even if you can’t catch their Live Streams, you can always watch the recordings at your own pace. Here is a lovely list of links for your little artist:

Glück Workshops
Tartaruga Feliz (Deborah) one of my favorite teaching artists in Berlin is doing FREE online art workshops with kids of all ages on Sundays at 3pm
Read more about her here:


Lunch Doodles with children’s book author Mo Willems sponsored by the Kennedy Center. View on YouTube:
Episode One:

Dav Pilkey, author of “Captain Underpants” hosts “Dav Pilkey at Home,” created with the Library of Congress and Scholastic. New episodes are posted Fridays at 2pm Berlin time (8:00 a.m. EDT)

Art for Kids Hub
This is a favorite of one of our Saturday Cub’s kids: Cartoon-style drawing step-by-step with an artsy American family online:

Draw every Day with JJK
Best-selling author and illustrator Jarrett J. Krosoczka (“Peanut Butter and Jellyfish”, “Hey Kiddo”, the “Lunch Lady” series) invites kids ages 5 + up to watch his YouTube art lessons. This all-ages drawing masterclass goes live at 8pm in Berlin (2pm Eastern) or you can just watch the recordings on his You Tube channel:

Monster Art School: Older kids can learn how to draw monsters with comic book artist Steve Ellis on YouTube:

Drawn to Fantasy
Also for older kids: Learn drawing from fantasy illustrators Tony and Angela DiTerlizzi on Facebook Live weekdays at 9pm Berlin Time (3pm EDT) Probably too late for kids here, so you can also just view the videos on Tony’s Facebook page:

Draw DC Superheros
Follow DC Comics Kids on Instagram and your kids can watch videos on how to draw their favorite DC characters. Uploaded each weekday

Miximal Monday
Ben Clanton, author and illustrator the “Narwhal and Jelly” children’s book series hosts drawing sessions on Instagram Live every Monday at 18:00 Berlin time (12:30 p.m. EDT.) You can also just view the videos on his page:


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