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Art History – December 6-10, 2015

This week we will be studying the triptych – ” The Nativity with the Prophets Isaiah and Ezekiel” by Duccio – 1308, Siena Cathedral, Italy. This is a 3 paneled altarpiece for the Siena Cathedral. It was placed in the cathedral for 450 years. The medium is tempera. It dates 1308-11. The ATP is Byzantine….

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Emma, Emily, Kendall and Presley

We started class this week with an Art History lesson – “Madonna of the Book”, Botticelli, Early Italian Renaissance. The girls remembered some of the facts about the Renaissance. Yay!!! Some facts are soaking in!!! Emily and Kendall worked on their nonobjective abstracts. Presley worked on her kodra then her Pop Art self portrait. Emma…

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Cinco and Hatley

I got to welcome 2 new young artists to the studio this week: Cinco and Hatley:) They are cousins. I had everything ready for the young artists. We started with a huge piece of paper and I reviewed the 5 basic shapes. The young artists drew, with my help, the 5 shapes in oil pastel….

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Cade and Channing

We started class this week with an Art History lesson – “The Madonna of the Book”, Botticelli, Early Italian Renaissance. We found Italy, the 5 oceans, the equator and the N. and S. Hemispheres on the globe. We also found several mountains that are quite bumpy on the globe. The young artists worked on their…

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Scarlett and Jack

Scarlett had a visitor this week. Jack had a make up class with Scarlett. They hit it off. We looked at “Madonna of the Book”, by Botticelli. Jack was positive he had seen this Botticelli painting before. Mmmmm, not real sure about that:) We found Italy, the 5 oceans , the equator and the N….

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Gigi, Sara Jane, Stevie and Lucy

Ummmmm, these young artists keep me on my toes:) They are so excited about being in the studio. I think they win the enthusiasm award! They love art! These girls are always so ready to get started on their projects. We started class with an Art History lesson – Early Italian Renaissance, “Madonna of the…

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Bennett and Kate

I welcomed these two very talented young students into my studio. They are both so artistic. We started class with an Art History lesson – Early Italian Renaissance, “Madonna of the Book”, Botticelli, 1480-83. Bennett and Kate are like sponges because I question them when I am done with the Art History . They remember…

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Ben and Trey

It’s always so good to see these young men  in the studio. We started with an Art History lesson – Early Italian Renaissance – “Madonna of the Book”, Botticelli, 1480-83. Note AH category. The boys worked on their designed animals. They are getting close to finishing. These animals are taking awhile because they are very…

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