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We help you love teaching art so that you can give your children all the benefits of art and creativity in their education.

Teaching art can feel overwhelming, but I’m confident that, no matter what your background is, YOU can teach art! In this weekly podcast, you’ll receive help with the details and the big picture of teaching art as my guests and I discuss topics like:

  • Fun art project ideas
  • What to teach in an art lesson and how to teach it
  • Where to buy art supplies, and what supplies I suggest
  • Scripts for explaining hard concepts to students
  • The Elements of Art
  • The Classical model of education, and
  • What it means to live a creative life

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Mar 18, 2019

This 'best-of' episode is a sample of about 10 minutes of each of our six episodes about Renaissance Artists (Episodes #36-41).

-For full show notes visit: https://ridgelightranch.com/bestof-renaissance-artists-podcast-45

-Please note: Starting in April, new episodes will be released every other Thursday (not Mondays...


Mar 4, 2019

This episode is the Best of our 6 part series on Ancient Art (episodes 28-33).

-For full show notes visit: https://ridgelightranch.com/bestof-ancient-art-podcast-44/

-Please note: Starting in April, new episodes will be released every other Thursday (not Mondays like season 1 and 2).

-For info about our local summer art...


Feb 18, 2019

Episodes #23-27 were about how to use the Classical Model to teach art. We're summarizing them for you in this 'best-of' episode as a great refresher or an excellent introduction to the Classical Model of Education and how to use it to teach art.


Feb 4, 2019

If we're always determined to create a masterpiece with every sketch, we miss out on some of the best ways to improve our drawing skills. The best way to get better at anything is through deliberate, regular practice of a smaller skill set. In art, we use drawing drills to improve our skills.

Show Notes: 


Jan 21, 2019

It's time for the El Greco episode. Just like how Giotto came before the Renaissance and helped to get it started, El Greco came at the end of the Renaissance and shows us the transition away from the Renaissance style of art. 

It's the last of our 6-part series on Artists of the Renaissance.

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