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Painting Lessons in New Zealand Schools in the 1980s

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TV series on Painting Lessons in Schools for teachers. Painting Portraits: Teaching artistic painting in schools has not changed all that much in the last 30 years.  Although the fashion and haircuts certainly has.  Here is a documentary filmed by Auckland Art College in the 1980’s with local brand of paints FAS - Fine Art Supplies Ltd.  Although the filming and fashions are looking a little aged the concept and teaching skills have not.  How to teach school children to paint: Part 1 of 4 Painting Portraits.  An historical video showing art in the form of painting in New Zealand Schools in the 1980s. Even after all these years there is a lot we can learn from the teaching of painting in the classroom from these 4 documentaries.   Shows for teachers working with children from 4 years to 12 years.  How to teach painting through fostering technique and creativity and reflects the objectives of the new Art Curriculum.  Techniques the have stood the test of time