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Adventures in Art – Georgia O’Keeffe

{Drum roll please!} And now- the next installment of my Adventures in Art series!  Yes, yes- I realize it’s been a lengthy four months since my last art post.  I’m working on it though. That’s why I made it my … Continue reading

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Baby Steps

I’m going to come right out and be completely honest. I’m totally bombing on this boot camp if I compare it to where I thought I would be. After last week’s wasted efforts to coordinate and plan out our art … Continue reading

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Fall-In

Last night I posted about my new Boot Camp “mission”.  You can read it here.  Today I want to tell you what area in particular I’ll be shining a light on and focusing some much needed attention towards. For those … Continue reading

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Classical Coloring

My girls love to color; my girls also love classical music.  So I decided to combine the two things to create a special Friday treat called Classical Coloring.  I allotted 15 minutes on each Friday but will let them really … Continue reading

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Adventures in Art – Alexander Calder

YAY!  It’s time for another installment of our Adventures in Art series! Last week we finished our Alexander Calder unit and what a frolicsome time we had!  I have to admit, I didn’t know much anything about Alexander “Sandy” Calder until I … Continue reading

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Adventures in Art – Grandma Moses

Time for another art post!  (For those of you unfamiliar with our current art-appreciation unit study you can read about it here, as well as see a listing of the artists we’ve completed activities on.) This week we took some time getting acquainted with … Continue reading

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Visit a Museum…Without Leaving Your Front Door

While walking down the aisles of our local library, this book caught my eye.  I picked it up on a whim hoping it would fit in well with our Adventures in Art unit.  And fit in it has! I pulled … Continue reading

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REVIEW- Mark Kistler’s Imagination Station

Until recently art had been rather neglected in our homeschool.  I  was good at adding in just enough crafts and activities to ease my guilt but there was nothing instructional or structured about our approach.  For a brief amount of time Howard … Continue reading

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Adventures in Art – David Hockney

We just completed another great week of “Adventures in Art“—our art-appreciation study based on the children’s music CD Picasso, That’s Who and So Can You.  (If you missed out on my initial review of Hope Harris’ CD you can check it … Continue reading

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Adventures in Art – Pablo Picasso

We’ve been moving along with our Adventures In Art unit and just completed an extended period with Pablo Picasso. I anticipated spending just one week in our study, but my girls found Pablo so entertaining a character that we ended up hanging … Continue reading

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