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.
I try to keep homeschool simple in the spirit of Charlotte Mason. But Sprite and I have so many ideas, and we are interested in so many things. We want to do it all. Of course, that’s impossible, so we must pick and choose. One of the ways I am able to include sketching into […]
One of the sketching tasks in Drawing With Children is to complete the other half of a symmetrical drawing. Mona Brookes calls this mirror imaging, and she includes some of these activities in her warm-ups (see page 67). As surprising as it may be, the Remembering God’s Awesome Acts curriculum includes several drawing activities. (I need to blog […]
The results of the first Art for Homeschool Contest are in. Sprite tied for first place in her age category. Yeah, Sprite! The next contest due date is August 1, and the theme is Summer. I hope that you will join us in entering. Having a great time in America. Too busy to blog. Be […]
I already blogged about Sketch Tuesday, and I hope that many of you will participate in next week’s theme — a castle or something in a castle. If you’re looking for another gentle nudge to adding art and sketching into your homeschool routine, I suggest the Art for Homeschool monthly (whoops! Terry corrected me in a […]