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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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Sep 19, 2019

Thomas Gainsborough ( 1727-1788) was a life-long painter who loved creating magnificent landscapes but found they didn't sell well. Instead, he paid the bills with portraits until he started combining the two into unique portraits with idealistic landscapes in the background. This made him England's most famous...


Sep 6, 2019

Join us as we chat about who Rembrandt was, what his life looked like, and how his the culture around him influenced his life. 

 


Aug 22, 2019

We love telling out all about our own personal renaissance activities each episode (the things we're learning and creating)- But how can we foster this mindset of a lifelong love of learning in ourselves and in our children? We've thought up a few keys and wanted to share them with you!

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Aug 8, 2019

We love telling out all about our own personal renaissance activities each episode (the things we're learning and creating)- But how can we foster this mindset of a lifelong love of learning in ourselves and in our children? We've thought up a few keys and wanted to share them with you!

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Jul 25, 2019

Texture is one of the 7 Elements of Art and learning how to create it can really increase the sophistication level of your artwork!

Join us as we discuss how to create texture and how this integrates with the science of tree identification!

Show Notes: https://ridgelightranch.com/drawing-texture-and-tree-bark/