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! 

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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!!

​                               Strathmore Mixed Media Drawing Pad   $6

​                               Pentel Pastels 36 count$7.50



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

  • 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. They are so creamy, you  really see the difference.

  • 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 and I do my own painting on it. Try the               11x14  size for bigger paintings!


  • 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.
  • The ones below make GREAT GIFTS for birthdays or from Grandma/Grandpa!


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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. 

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LEARN TO DRAW PROGRAM

Drawing Painting and more!

“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

Learn to Draw with Art Teacher Amy


  • 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


  • 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

STRUCTURED STEP BY STEP CLASSES