For our artist study, we are using Harmony Fine Arts plans plus an art app (for iPad) called Art Authority recommended by Stephanie. I really appreciate the convenience of having our art lessons mapped out, even with links to various works of art so that I can do it all with my iPad.
The art app, wow! (Thanks, Stephanie! I love it!) An abundance of art work right at your fingertips. Perfect for artist study. I highly recommend it. And I love it when I see Emma getting drawn in, clicking on links, and exploring deeper and deeper into the different art galleries on the app.
But one thing I realized we need this year is a log for the art we study. Although we have never taken that approach before, I feel that for eighth grade it is a good way to document and remember each piece that observe. Here is the art log I created. You can download it for free.
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I made it in two formats — one with six rows for a six week period and one with nine rows for a nine week period. The columns allow for the year, the title, the setting of the painting, the subject of the painting, and any action portrayed. In addition I made some general note taking pages that complement the style of the log in case you need more room.
I hope that this log helps you with your Charlotte Mason artist study. It is really simple to study a single work of art each week (or each day).