I grew up playing the traditional Authors and Composers card games. (Who else played those?) They were a great way to pass a rainy afternoon while learning the names of artistic masterpieces and the faces of their creators. I’ve discovered a modern alternative of those games over at Birdcage Press. Look at these beautiful Renaissance and Impressionist art games! […]
It’s sort of ridiculous how often I’ve mentioned the Metropolitan page a day art calendar on this blog. (Here, here, here, and here.) But I’m crazy about it. I’ve already received my 2012 edition, and it’s packed away on the shelf, awaiting the new year. That daily dose of beauty helps us keep our momentum with […]
For history, we are wrapping up Ancient Greece. One of the supplemental books I added to the Beautiful Feet curriculum is Ancient Greek Art. The art books in this series give a broad overview and always mesh nicely with our history books. As we read through the book and did a couple of the recommended […]
These are Sprite’s two entries in the February 2011 Art for Homeschool Contest. There are some great pieces entered besides Sprite’s. Please go over and vote (by Feb. 14th) in the People’s Choice award. And be sure to subscribe to that blog so you will know about the next contest deadline.
We have been using a fantastic art resource for the past few weeks — Smart Art: Learning to Classify and Critique Art. I bought it discounted from Prufrock Press since the topic sounded good and the price was right. I’ve been so pleased with the content, and it came at a perfect time in our art […]