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Vincent Van Gogh Study

Rebecca was born holding a pencil and paintbrush. Not really! But pretty much from the time she could hold anything, her chosen anything was inevitably a mark making utensil of some sort - a pen, pencil, marker, crayon, paint brush...literally anything she could get her hands on. She is the first child of mine who…

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Project Based Learning: 19th Century Impressionist Artists

Last year, Lillie studied four of the Impressionist painters of the 19th Century.  She carried out biographical studies; explored a specific-to-each artistic technique and attempted to replicate a painting of each artist. Renoir Seurat Degas Monet This year, once her English IGCSE exam is out of the way, she will be doing a project on…

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Edgar Degas {Impressionist}

For her project last term Lillie learnt all about the Impressionist painters.  She studied one artist for two weeks.  The latest has been Edgar Degas, which was very nearly a disaster!  But Lillie came up trumps and I think we both agreed that this was one of her best studies 🙂 Edgar Degas: General Resources…

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Artist Study: Henri Rousseau

As part of our South American/ rain forest unit study we looked at the art of Henri Rousseau, which was perhaps a strange choice given he was French and had no connection with South America in any way whatsoever!  That said, he is well known for his paintings of jungles and it is there you…

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Impressionist Artist Study: Monet

For her project this term Lillie is learning all about the Impressionist painters.  I have set her particular goals so that this project will hopefully stretch her a bit more than her artist studies last term. General Resources She will be using the following books throughout her project:    As well as the courses found…

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Simple Art Study: Norman Rockwell

L13 is currently working her way through a simple study of the great artists.  She studies one artist per week and her goal is to learn one new technique with each study.  Recently, she studied Norman Rockwell using the excellent and free art lessons from Concordia University: The lesson, which I downloaded and printed out for…

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Simple Art Study: Hicks

L13 is currently working her way through a simple study of the great artists.  She studies one artist per week and her goal is to learn one new technique with each study.  A couple of weeks ago she studied Edward Hicks using the excellent and free art lessons from Concordia University: I downloaded the lesson, which…

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A Simple Cezanne Art Study

My eldest daughter is fanatical about anything creative.  Over the next few years, we are hoping to build a portfolio of work she has done to be able to take to the college she wishes to study at.  One of the courses I suggested was the study of the great artists.  She was willing, but…

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