Sketch Tuesday – Smoothie

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Please read the end of this post for the summer plans for Sketch Tuesday.

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This week’s assignment is due Monday, June 10, 2019.

Sketch something you put in a smoothie.

Link to this week’s slideshow on Flickr:

Sketch something with claws.

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All sketchers are welcome and there is no need to sign up. Send in your sketches in jpg format and mail them to: [email protected] by Monday, June 10, 2019 for sketches and I will include them in Tuesday’s slideshow. Complete instructions are found by clicking the Sketch Tuesday tab at the top of my blog.

 

Sketch Tuesday – Summer 2019

  • June 4, 2019 through July 2, 2019: Regular Sketch Tuesday posts with a drawing assignment and a slideshow.
  • July 3, 2019 through July 22, 2019: No assignments while I take a two week break to be with family.
  • July 23, 2019 through August 27, 2019: We will be using the six assignments in the Claude Monet and Felix Mendelssohn plans from my Free Downloads page.
  • September 3, 2019: Back to regular Sketch Tuesday assignments for the new schoolyear.

Annotated Mona Lisa – Book Review and Tips to Using

High school art appreciation can be a fantastic way to balance out the more academic courses required of our students. During my children’s high school years, we used The Annotated Mona Lisa as the spine resource for our art appreciation plans. This book is a nuts and bolts book that will take you through the entire course of art history with no frills. It’s the perfect jumping off spot if your teen gets interested in a certain aspect of art. I like that this book includes various topics other than just painting like sculpture, photography, video, and architecture.

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How did we make the most of this book?

  1. We would read 2-5 pages a week according to the Harmony Fine Arts plans.
  2. The boys would take notes, make a sketch, or research something of interest according to the topic in the book.Annotated Mona Lisa and Harmony Fine Arts

Taking this slow approach, it would take four years to get through the book. It is possible to read through the book more quickly, but we preferred to take our time and really appreciate the material. Of course, we used other resources and did other activities to round out our study.

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If you’re interested in learning more about the other parts of our art appreciation plan, see the information and link below.

High School Art – How To With Harmony Fine Arts

If you have to pick one easy to read resource, I would pick The Annotated Mona Lisa. Please note the link above is an affiliate link to Amazon to the book that I own, have used many times, and purchased myself.

Art copywork using great artists paintingHere’s a link to an entry I wrote that explains just how we completed art appreciation in our family during the high school years using Harmony Fine Arts: Homeschool Art Appreciation.

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Sketch Tuesday – Claws

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This week’s assignment is due Monday, June 3, 2019.

Sketch something with claws.

Link to this week’s slideshow on Flickr:

Sketch something you find in a grocery store.

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All sketchers are welcome and there is no need to sign up. Send in your sketches in jpg format and mail them to: [email protected] by Monday, June 2, 2019 for sketches and I will include them in Tuesday’s slideshow. Complete instructions are found by clicking the Sketch Tuesday tab at the top of my blog.

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