​Welcome to Art Teacher Amy's Art Classes!


Take Online Art Classes

if your child has a distant learning day

Possible in person class in Bay Shore also!


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STRUCTURED STEP BY STEP CLASSES

LOOKING FOR A GREAT  LIBRARY ART PROGRAM?
I work with ten libraries in Suffolk and Nassau counties teaching children how to paint with watercolors and blend with oil pastels. 

I CAN DO LIVE CLASSES or YOUTUBE VIDEOS SPECIFICALLY FOR YOUR LIBRARY!

LEARN TO DRAW PROGRAM

“MY KIDS LOVE ART TEACHER AMY!”


My kids have been attending Amy Vail's art class since they were 4 years old - they thoroughly enjoy her lessons from start to finish! They get so much out of the hour they spend with her and sometimes they don't want to leave! 
-Cathy Flynn, mother of Ryan, Michael and Sarah

 West Islip, NY

LIBRARY PROGRAMS 

  • Afterschool Art classes​
  • PTA Art Clubs 1st-6th
  • Summer Art Camps
  • Homeschool Art
  • PreK 4 year old classes
  • ​Library Programs
  • Painting for Adults with Developmental Disabilities

Hi! I'm Art Teacher Amy and I have been teaching children, teens and adults how to draw for 18 years. Using a highly successful step-by-step approach, everyone can learn to draw! 

NEW LIVE ONLINE CLASSES for SPRING 2020

Learn to Draw with Art Teacher Amy


BENEFITS OF ART EDUCATION

  • Increase hand-eye coordination
  • develop problem solving skills
  • understand color theory
  • ​learn about art history
  • uses the Right Side of the Brain
  • Studies have shown a correlation between art education and academic achievement


MY FAVORITE ART SUPPLIES!  HERE IS WHERE TO BUY THEM!



HERE IS EVERYTHING YOU NEED FROM TARGET for about $20:


www.target.com   CLICK THE LIGHT GREEN LINK it will take you to the Target page.                                  Crayola Colored Pencils  $3 

                                Crayola watercolors  $2

                              Crayola Markers $2.50  these are the 10 Count Bold, NOT WASHABLE!!

​                              Crayola Bright Colors Markers$2.50 10 count. light blue, light green

​                              Strathmore Mixed Media 98lb Drawing Pad (60 sheets)   $10.99

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If you want higher quality products these are on Amazon.com​


  • This is the watercolor paper I use,  30 sheets of Canson XL watercolor paper 9x12 for $6-7. It is a great pad of watercolor paper. 140lb paper, heavy paper, excellent  quality. I have used this for 10 years.

  • Below is thePrang watercolor set we use (8 oval count) , this set has 8 more colors like light blue, tan and magenta. ​ 16 count watercolors $11-12

  • These Prismacolor colored pencils are the BEST pencils on the market!
  • If your child loves to color with colored pencils I would definitely get a set of these for $20 for 36 pencils. 

  • All of the supplies below are ARTIST quality art supplies at REASONABLE prices when I posted them. The prices seem to fluctuate on Amazon. 

  • If you just need some basic supplies click above on Target.com and get the Crayola products for about $10 total.


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