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Jim Davis Art Lesson

I used this lesson below for my Masters class (ages 10-13) at my local Classical Conversations campus three years ago. For week 18, learning from the masters, the curriculum veers into the contemporary era and focuses on cartooning (much to the joy of this age of students)! Continue reading

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Lichtenstein, Pop Art Lesson

For this lesson on Lichtenstein and his 1960s comics’-inspired art, I thought a smaller-scale project would work better than what the Discovering Great Artists book suggests (considering time and space). Continue reading

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Andrew Wyeth lesson

The goal is to use watercolor to create a winter outdoor scene using dried glue–an easy method to create the illusion of snowflakes. Continue reading

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Georgia O’Keefe lesson

Three years ago, this lesson was used in my Masters class (kids ages 10-13) for Fine Arts, week 15 of cycle 3 for Classical Conversations, but really, I would do this project with even apprentices (ages 6-7). Continue reading

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Fine Arts Lesson: Grandma Moses

I prepared this lesson on Grandma Moses three years ago for Classical Conversations’ week 13 in Cycle 3. My class consisted of Masters (ages 10-12+). As this unit of the Fine Arts section is focused on the great masters and … Continue reading

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Week 6 “Final Project” Drawing Lesson: Character and Landscape

The final project I used in my masters class gave the students a few choices. Continue reading

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Perspective Drawing Lesson, Week 5, Lego Figures

Applying principles of perspective to Lego figures. Continue reading

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