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Art School is a KQED web video series that introduces contemporary artists who discuss their careers and intentions, then demonstrate hands-on techniques or concepts. Art School provides resources for learning how to break dance, draw comic strips, create animations, and much more. Empower folks of all ages to engage with contemporary art, and discover new ideas for creativity from a variety of professional artists through this fun and engaging series.

Zeega: Interactive Video


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Zeega: Interactive Video

In the latest episode of Art School produced by KQED,  Zeega's creators talk about this new tool for storytelling and then demonstrate how create your own Zeega using GIFs from the Internet, original content, music and text.

  • Grades: 6-13+
  • Views: 482
  • Downloads: 22
  • Favorites: 11
Bay Area Graffiti: The Early Days


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Bay Area Graffiti: The Early Days

In this video learn about the pioneers of Bay Area graffiti, the most popular places to paint, and the styles that originated locally. Also learn about the PBS film Style Wars, which had a big impact on artists around the country.

  • Grades: 6-13+
  • Views: 41
  • Downloads: 4
  • Favorites: 1
Olek: Visual Arts (Crochet)


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Olek: Visual Arts (Crochet)

Go behind the scenes with Olek as she installs a new piece at White Walls Gallery in San Francisco and discusses her artistic path, process and intentions in this Art School Video from KQED.

  • Grades: 6-12
  • Views: 60
  • Downloads: 3
  • Favorites: 3
Aisha Fukushima: "Raptivism"


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Aisha Fukushima: "Raptivism"

In these Art School videos produced by KQED, meet "Raptivist" Aisha Fukushima who creates music and promotes social justice. Fuksuhima then demostrates basic stomp rhythms. 

  • Grades: K-13+
  • Views: 285
  • Downloads: 18
  • Favorites: 20
American Nomad: Music


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American Nomad: Music

American Nomad explores their approach to singing and songwriting in these Art School videos from KQED.

  • Grades: 6-13+
  • Views: 20
  • Downloads: 1
  • Favorites: 0
Mike Shine: Visual Arts (Stencils)


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Mike Shine: Visual Arts (Stencils)

In this media gallery from Art School produced by KQED, meet Bolinas artist Mike Shine and learn about his personal history as an artist, and his process for creating large-scale stencils.  Also get a primer on stencil-making.

  • Grades: K-13+
  • Views: 368
  • Downloads: 45
  • Favorites: 28
Jennifer Cherest: Music (Opera)


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Jennifer Cherest: Music (Opera)

In this media gallery from Art School produced by KQED, soprano Jennifer Cherest discusses her experience as an opera singer and demonstrates how an operatic performer warms up. 

  • Grades: K-13+
  • Views: 225
  • Downloads: 16
  • Favorites: 24
Kirsten Lepore: Animation


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Kirsten Lepore: Animation

Filmmaker Kirsten Lepore talks about her popular stop-motion animation films and shows tips and tricks for creating stop-motion animation.

  • Grades: K-13+
  • Views: 715
  • Downloads: 78
  • Favorites: 41
Wendy MacNaughton: Visual Arts (Illustration)


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Wendy MacNaughton: Visual Arts (Illustration)

In this media gallery from Art School produced by KQED, Wendy Macnaughton discusses her illustrated approach to journalism and her book-making process. MacNaughton also demonstrates how to draw coffee cups and wine glasses.

  • Grades: K-13+
  • Views: 417
  • Downloads: 35
  • Favorites: 34
Museum Rules


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Museum Rules

Before heading out on a museum field trip, check out this superhero-style Art School video produced by KQED, about museum rules and why they exist, which will help prepare anyone for a museum visit.

  • Grades: K-13+
  • Views: 177
  • Downloads: 12
  • Favorites: 26
Sirron Norris: Visual Arts


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Sirron Norris: Visual Arts

in this Art School media gallery produced by KQED, meet San Francisco artist Sirron Norris who makes both commerical and fine art in a distinct, colorful cartoon style. See a demonstration on basic cartooning techniques.

  • Grades: K-13+
  • Views: 458
  • Downloads: 21
  • Favorites: 35
Rashidi Omari: Breakdancing and Beatboxing


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Rashidi Omari: Breakdancing and Beatboxing

In this media gallery from Art School produced by KQED, meet hip-hop artist and educator, Rashidi Omari, at his dance studio. Omari teaches the basics of beatboxing and demonstrates basic breakdancing moves. 

  • Grades: K-13+
  • Views: 369
  • Downloads: 19
  • Favorites: 39
Thien Pham: Graphic Arts


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Thien Pham: Graphic Arts

In this series of Art School videos produced by KQED, meet Thien Pham, an Oakland artist and educator. Pham shows how to draw a four-panel comic and demonstrates ideas for character development.

  • Grades: K-13+
  • Views: 433
  • Downloads: 49
  • Favorites: 43
Ghanaian Dance and Drumming


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Ghanaian Dance and Drumming

In these Art School videos produced by KQED, meet three artists-in-residence at the East Bay Center for the Arts. Originally from Ghana, they came to the US to teach African music and dance. 

  • Grades: K-13+
  • Views: 567
  • Downloads: 0
  • Favorites: 55
Jeremy Sutton: Visual Arts


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Jeremy Sutton: Visual Arts

In this Art School video produced by KQED, meet San Francisco portrait artist, Jeremy Sutton, who pays tribute to creative luminaries in San Francisco and beyond.

  • Grades: K-13+
  • Views: 149
  • Downloads: 10
  • Favorites: 15
Stephanie Syjuco: Visual Arts (75th Anniversary of the Golden Gate Bridge)


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Stephanie Syjuco: Visual Arts (75th Anniversary of the Golden Gate Bridge)

In this Art School video produced by KQED, Stephanie Syjuco gives a sneak preview of her “International Orange Commemorative Store,” a project to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the Golden Gate Bridge.

  • Grades: K-13+
  • Views: 100
  • Downloads: 0
  • Favorites: 2
Meryl Pataky: Visual Arts


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Meryl Pataky: Visual Arts

In this media gallery of Art School videos produced by KQED, meet artist Meryl Pataky, who discusses her intentions and the science behind her materials and how her media and message are often intertwined. See a demonstration on how to make paper. 

  • Grades: K-13+
  • Views: 96
  • Downloads: 7
  • Favorites: 9
Chris Johanson: Conceptual Art


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Chris Johanson: Conceptual Art

Chris Johanson discusses his art-making philosophy and approach and makes conceptual art in a Venn diagram style.

  • Grades: 6-13+
  • Views: 44
  • Downloads: 3
  • Favorites: 4