Classical Conversations

Cycle 3, Week 16-Andrew Wyeth

Andrew Wyeth is the middle of a father-son-grandson generations of painters.  his own father, N.C. Wyeth, was one of the kings of the “Golden Age of Illustrators”. Andrew, whose health was fragile as a boy, was homeschooled by his parents, and his father, quickly realizing Andrew’s skillful adaptation to drawing, […]

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Cycle 3 Week 14-Norman Rockwell

My computer came back!  Yay!  I have Sooooo much to catch up on. Norman Rockwell is one of those artists most people love…unless you’re in art.  I’m not sure why. Despite having a degree in art, I always had a soft spot for Rockwell’s work, but many “critics” really don’t […]

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Cycle 3 Week 13-Fine Artists: Grandma Moses

So…its amazing what you can-and can’t-do with a broken computer.  Slows things down quite a lot when I can only borrow a laptop for an hour or two a couple nights a week!  Here is Grandma Moses, and hopefully, I can get Rockwell up in another day or two, followed […]

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Cycle 3 Weeks 5 and 6 are here!

  Good morning! Here are weeks five and six for Cycle 3. Sorry things are so haphazard in regards to timing, but moving has not been as streamlined as I remembered (I’ve done this five times before, you’d think I’d know how to do this.  Of course, this is the […]

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Art Seems Intimidating…But it Doesn’t Have to Be.

Hello again! So many times, I hear people saying, “Art is so intimidating, I’ll never get it”.   Case in Point: ArtPrize I grew up just outside Grand Rapids Michigan, and my parents still live there.  For three weeks every fall, the largest outdoor art festival in the world, ArtPrize, […]

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Classical Conversations, Tutor Scripts weeks 2-4

  Here are scripts for week 2 (“mirror image”),  week 3 (“upside down drawing”)  and week 4 (“abstract art”). Week 5’s “perspective” is taking longer,  just because the word “perspective” covers a very large field.  And since I’m trying to prep scripts for everyone from the four year old first […]

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