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Horse Head Profile: Drawing Lesson 1, Cycle 1

For the first drawing lesson, we explore the basic shapes. In Classical Conversations, we spend the first six weeks of the Foundations program learning drawing lesson in the Fine Art segment of the class. My lessons were designed for the Masters class (ages 10-11), but the specific class I had last with cycle one were […]

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Basic Shapes Drawing Lesson, Week 1, Classical Conversations

Keep reading for step-by-step instructions to draw a Narnian centaur using the OiLs method, aimed at Masters level students (ages 10-11). Continue reading

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How I Talk to My Students about Drawing on Day One

When I came into the Classical model of education, one of the things I loved about it is that it echoes what I already know to be true about the drawing/artistic “talent.” It’s not an “either you were born with … Continue reading

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