Cimabue Artist Study for Homeschoolers

This post will teach you how to create a wonderful immersive Cimabue artist study perfect for homeschoolers. First, I will introduce Cimabue, an Italian painter and mosaic-maker of the 1200s. Second, I will direct you to another post which will teach you a simple method of making tempura paints similar to those Cimabue would have…

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Art Lab for Kids: Anne O Smith Artist Study – Bird Walk Scribble Drawing

Anne O Smith Scribble Drawings: Introduction I am really loving Art Lab for Kids. It is so simple to use, takes very little time and the labs are interesting and unusual enough to capture the imagination of the girls. Art Lab 3 is about scribble drawings. It is fascinating to see recognisable pictures take shape…

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Art Lab for Kids: Susan Schwake Artist Study – Large Scale Ink Drawing

We are half way through our second Art Lab, which is about giant ink drawings. As part of this lesson, the girls have been doing a Susan Schwake Artist Study. Actually, it was more of a picture study but Susan Schwake didn't name the giant ink picture she used for the lesson: I wanted the…

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Art Lab for Kids: Picture Study – Rose Sielian Theriault ‘Pear Squared’

With each of the art labs comes an artist study. I love artist studies, they are one of my favourite ways to teach the children! This study was on Rose Sielian Theriault: Rose Sielian Theriault: Pear Squared The art chosen was an etching called 'Pear Squared'. The girls cut out, labelled and stuck in their…

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Hundertwasser Art Study

Hundertwasser Art Study: The Artist Hundertwasser was both an exceptional and individualistic artist as well as being an environmentally friendly one!  He liked to create his art within nature as well as having it point towards nature.  As a man passionate about nature, he used his art to spread the message on conviviality between man…

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Pierre-Auguste Renoir {Impressionist}

Last term Lillie spent a few happy weeks learning all about the Impressionist painters.  She has included Renoir, Seurat, Degas and Monet.  She studied one of these artists for two weeks.  This week’s artist is Pierre-Auguste Renoir. Pierre-Auguste Renoir Resources Pierre-Auguste Renoir was a French painter who was instrumental in starting the impressionist movement of…

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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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