Talented Tennessee Teacher Impresses Students With Continuous Drawing

A talented art teacher in Tennessee impressed his students by using both hands to draw a symmetrical marker portrait without lifting the markers from the whiteboard, video shared to TikTok shows.

The impressive feat was captured on video by Brayden Hicks, a student at Mount Juliet High School, who posted the footage to TikTok with the caption, “My art teacher smooth with it.”

Derek Elwell is seen in the footage surveying his blank canvas, the classroom’s dry erase board, before simultaneously putting two markets to the surface and creating a face.

The art teacher went viral after his student’s August 11 post, leading to a sequel video in which Elwell draws a new portrait with two colors. Credit: Brayden Hicks via Storyful

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