Books may be
purchased ahead of time before presentation.
love for art and children, I offer my
as a speaker for schools.
teach children about art and what it takes to succeed
a professional artist through persistence.
program starts with a 5 to 10 minute overview of how I started
my career as
artist and why I enjoyed drawing as a youngster. I describe the
I received and the 20 years I spent in the commercial art
I fulfilled my dream of becoming a fulltime fine artist.
I present a 15 to 20 minute slide show of early and current paintings
with showing slides of my studio. I also discuss my
of painting for 12 years for national art competitions.
The last 10 to 15 minutes are spent
sketching a detailed drawing
as children follow along step by
I have found
this to be fun and exciting for the children as
the teachers. During this time I will discuss the importance of
and persistence in order to be a successful artist.
When finished, the children will have
a well-executed drawing to take home with them.
will end with a question
and answer period.
I prefer to give four 45 - 50 minute presentations, two in the
morning and two in the afternoon. My programs are well suited for
approximately 150 children per 45-minute period. Please group
younger grades together, such as 1st & 2nd graders, instead of 1st
& 5th graders. Gymnasium's work very well for all groups of
children. The floors are usually sufficient for them to draw on.
Large room, preferably the gymnasium for large groups of 100 or more.
Media rooms and/or Art rooms work well for small groups of 30 to
Microphone, hands-free if available.
Projector cart or table.
Slide screen or smooth, clean wall for slide show.
Two 8 ft. table and 13 folding chairs.
At least one piece of 11" x 17" white paper for each
One sharpened pencil for each child or bring
art supplies of there choice... (i.e.: crayons or colored
is nice if the teachers participate in the drawing exercise as
this gives the children confidence to try something that they
might not be initially good at. It also helps if the teachers ask
questions at this time to break the ice for the children.
are $900.00 per day plus travel expenses. If you are interested please email me at
and I will respond ASAP or you may call at 1-574-277-6137. Books
may be ordered at least 2 weeks ahead of time before presentation
so they can be personalized for any child. Contact Bruce Langton
for book orders.
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