Our main goal is not to do an in-depth artist study but to do an introduction of the various styles and works of the masters, with some information about each artists’ life. If the kids choose to linger over one particular author, as my daughter has done with Faith Ringold and my son has done with Vincent Van Gogh, then that is fine. We will linger. Otherwise we spend a couple of days very focused on a particular artist. I leave the materials out for at least a week, so they can come back to them when they want to.
A Place for Our Artist
I set up an area that includes [Read more...]