Learn to Draw with Mark! Review

"Drawing with Mark" DVD SRV $14.98

Street Date ... Friday, March 11, 2014 

Let's take a field trip with professional illustrator, Mark Marderosian to Woods Hole Science Aquarium NOAA in Woods Hole, MA.the oldest aquarium in the United States of America. While visiting we can learn about many different kinds of fish and sea life.

On the "Drawing with Mark" DVD, you will find two episodes that are approximately thirty minutes long and takes place in The Magical Attic.

In "Something Fishy!", we begin by learning how to draw a sea star and a school of fish. The second episode features, "A Day at the Aquarium!" where we meet harbor seals, LuSeal and Bumper, and Stumpy the turtle. We learn to draw them and to add special touches to the backgrounds.

Mark begins by teaching us the basics of drawing using the simple shapes of a circle, square and triangle. We learn to use shading, foundation lines and details to create our own special masterpieces. As a bonus, there are cute cartoons featuring Angels from the Attic friends, fun facts, trivia, a recommended book list and how to make an origami fish. Let's not forget the draw along booklet which includes: Twinkle Mouse, Mark's Drawing Guide and Coloring Sheet. 

You can download free coloring book pages at Angels from the Attic  and visit Drawing with Mark for more fun stuff to do online. Are you excited? Let's get to draw! Get your pencils, crayons, eraser and paper ready!

Something Fishy! Book List:

  • Fish School by Nancy Poydar
  • Star of the Sea: A Day in the Life of a Starfish by Janet Halfmann
  • Sea Star Wishes: Poems from the Coast by Eric Ode
  • Harry Horseshoe Crab, A Tale of Crawly Creatures by Susanne Tate

A Day at the Aquarium!" Book List:

  • Sea Turtles: Amazing Pictures & Fun Facts on Animals in Nature (Our Amazing World Series) by Kay de Silva
  • What Kind of Turtle Am I? by Donna M. Zappala
  • Sammy the Seal (I Can Read Book 1) by Syd Hoff
  • Seal Pup Grows Up Book & Toy Set : The Story of a Harbor Seal by Kathleen Weidner Zoehfeld

You can find these books at your local library or bookstore. And, be sure to watch for more "Drawing with Mark" DVDs!

My daughter, Summer enjoys "Drawing with Mark!" DVDs.

"Drawing with Mark" DVDs are a great idea for parents that want to encourage their child to draw and be creative. It allows their imaginations to run wild and free. It is a wonderful way to jazz up a home-school art and science curriculum. If your child needs more practice then you control the remote. Pause. Rewind. Play. Have fun drawing!

Watch on YouTube "Learn to Draw Saturn! by "Drawing with Mark"

Social Media: Woods Hole Science Aquarium on Facebook.

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This Learn to "Drawing with Mark" DVD was provided through Damore PR. A free copy will be provided to one lucky reader at Loving Heart Designs. The contest begins Saturday, February 08, 2014 and ends Saturday, March 01, 2014 at 11 PM EST. The winner will be chosen randomly and has 48 hrs to reply. The prize will be shipped by the sponsor. Please allow amply time for shipping. (6 - 8 weeks or sooner)

Disclaimer: Loving Heart Designs received a free copy of Drawing with Mark: "Something Fishy!" & "A Day at Aquarium!" through Damore PR and Shelter Island.net.
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  1. I will let my daughter use it - she loves to draw!

  2. We are using Drawing with Mark as a Mini Unit Study in our home-school program. It's a great way to incorporate science and art with this DVD. Thank you.


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