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What are the 7 Elements of Art? (Art Grammar, Part 1 of 3) – Podcast #24
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What are the 7 Elements of Art? (Art Grammar, Part 1 of 3) – Podcast #24

As part of our series on How to Teach Art using the Classical Model of Education, we’re diving into the grammar of art! Today, Deanna and Julie discuss the 7 Elements of Art and how to use them in your classroom. Listen on iTunes   |   Listen on Google Play   |   Listen on Stitcher Art and…

How to Teach Art Using the Classical Model of Education- Podcast #23
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How to Teach Art Using the Classical Model of Education- Podcast #23

What is the Classical Model of Education and how does it apply to art? What’s a model of education to begin with? In this podcast episode, Deanna and Julie discuss three hallmarks of a Classical education: Valuing methods over content, the Trivium, and Subject Integration. Listen on iTunes   |   Listen on Google Play   |   Listen…

Podcast #13: Art History- How to Go from Confused to Confident
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Podcast #13: Art History- How to Go from Confused to Confident

I’m getting excited thinking about our upcoming unit on American Artists! Every January and February we do six art projects, each focused on one artist per project. Studying these historical artists is such a fun way to incorporate a little art history into our homeschool week! It’s also a great introduction for the art history…

Podcast #12: D&J Discuss Tracing’s Usefulness
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Podcast #12: D&J Discuss Tracing’s Usefulness

In this podcast episode, Deanna and Julie discuss tracing! Listen on iTunes   |   Listen on Google Play   |   Listen on Stitcher Here’s the Highlights: I’m a big advocate for tracing. I hope to make sure the whole world knows that there’s nothing wrong with tracing! Go! Be free! Learn to draw through tracing! 😉 Tracing…