Summer 2024 Catalog


Art Pads #13–15: Baroque Garland Project

Topics covered in Ever Ancient Ever New, Level 2 :

Art History: High Renaissance, Northern Renaissance, Dutch Golden Age, Baroque, Neoclassicism, Romanticism, Pre-Raphaelites, Realism, Impressionism, Post-Impressionism, Modern Art, and American Art Art Theory: The principles of design (unity, variety, contrast, movement, proportion, emphasis, repetition, balance, and rhythm); chiaroscuro and tenebrism; color theory; visual weight; symmetrical and asymmetrical balance; and more.

Art Appreciation: Over 90 picture studies of masterpieces such as Velazquez’ The Coronation of the Virgin . Art Practice: Art Pad 2 projects teach fine arts skills such as working with acrylic paints and oil pastels; still life drawings and paintings; extreme view and two-point linear perspective; crosshatching; contour drawings; grid drawings; using exaggerated and arbitrary color; compositional skills; advanced painting skills; and more!

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“M Y daughter was exploring some churches in Rome with her father and older sister. They popped into a church and she was excited to see this Caravaggio. She remembered it from a lesson we did in her Ever Ancient Ever New, Level 2 book. She told them all about the composition and style of the painting. We are loving this art appreciation book!” —Christina, Italy

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