Sample Our New Teaching Music Through Art Content!

Coming in February, new from Visual Manna, Teaching Music through Art! The latest in our Teaching Core Subjects Through Art series! Click here to see ALL of our teaching Core Subjects Through Art offerings!

Enjoy this lesson on Flutes that will be part of the book, with teaching on art history, elements of art and drawing.

Many Blessings!

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The dove of peace, clothes pin angels, an angel mobile, toy soldiers of the cross, a shepherd landscape and much more. Most of the materials needed you already have at home such as yarn, glue, scissors, glitter, poster board, ribbon, clothes pins, etc. Enjoy!

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This Week – FREE Holiday Arts and Crafts Ebook, Lessons and Art Competition – Ice Skating, Winter Birds, and More!

Here is a great lesson I  just created on Ice Skating in Art and Literature. I am are sure you will enjoy this! Click here to view!

ice skater

If you like this lesson, check out all of Visual Manna’s Art Through the Core books. I have created an entire selection of material to teach core subjects using art. Great for any kind of learner, but especially useful for making learning fun for visual and kinesthetic learners. Go to here to see all our offerings!

Rainbow Resources also has these books in hard copy and CD form, which you can view here.

Your kids will love them!

Here is also a link to another Christmas lesson I created at their site, Our Homeschool Forum, “Shape with Winter Birds”:

art through the year

Also check out this art competition from HSLDA:

art contest hslda

DON’T MISS OUT ON OUR CHRISTIAN HOLIDAYS ARTS AND CRAFTS EBOOK – with 50 different projects to choose from, we are sure you will enjoy this resource! FREE WHEN YOU SIGN UP FOR OUR NEWSLETTER HERE!

Included:

The dove of peace, clothes pin angels, an angel mobile, toy soldiers of the cross, a shepherd landscape and much more. Most of the materials needed you already have at home such as yarn, glue, scissors, glitter, poster board, ribbon, clothes pins, etc. Enjoy!

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Hope you are having a wonderful Christmas season! God Bless!

Love,

Sharon

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Not Sure What to Give This Christmas? Give the Gift of Art!

Landry Academy Gift Flyer December 2014 blog post

We have some great classes coming up with the Landry Academy. We offer BOTH a two-day Art Intensive and four-day Advanced Art Workshop.You don’t want to miss them! We have locations available throughout the United States. Here are some details:

Two-Day Art Intensive Option

Credit: 1 semester class

Length: 2 Days. 9:00 am – 5:00 pm each day. Students should bring a brown bag lunch and snacks each day.

Students may commute from home each day or families may find local accommodations.

Prerequisites: none.

Suggested Student Grade Range: 6th – 12th

Professor: Sharon Jeffus, Nationally known art teacher and author

Location: Exact location in each area will be determined and announced closer to the date of the event.

What is provided to students: As part of our Art Intensive each student will receive a t-shirt and all the supplies needed for the labs.

No Art Experience Necessary for this Intensive!

Students learn the elements and principles of art (line, shape, texture, color, value and form), art history (Renaissance, Baroque, Impressionism, Post Impressionism, Expressionism, Realism (and movements such as The Hudson River School, Romanticism, etc.) and art techniques (pencil, charcoal, pastels, markers, watercolor, acrylic, mixed media)  in a two day time period.

Day One

Students complete:
-a line design learning marker and oil pastel techniques while looking at master art by Van Gogh and Dore.
-a shape project learning techniques in pencil and willow charcoal while looking at master art by Carravaggio, Raphael and Da Vinci.
-a texture project learning shading techniques while looking at master artists Audubon and Bierdstadt.
-a color project while looking at master artists Franz Marc, Monet and Renior.  Students do a horse in color and learn techniques in water color.
-a project showing value and look at master artists Gainsborough, Moran and Cezanne.
-a mixed media project.

Day Two

Students:
-learn techniques in linear perspective.
-complete a cityscape and bridge.
-look at works by Brunelleschi and Cole.
-study form looking at sculptures including the “Pieta” by Michelangelo and create a sculpture with terra cotta clay.
-learn portrait techniques and portrait artists then do their own portrait.
-look at master portrait artists Vermeer and Copely.
-do a landscape on a small canvas using acrylic paint using only primary colors and white.
-learn technique in under painting and blending.
-go over the master artists we looked at and talk about where they fit in in the history of art, techniques and the elements and principles, reinforcing what they have learned.

CLICK HERE FOR CURRENT RATES AND PROMOTIONS, LOCATION DETAILS AND INSTRUCTIONS ON HOW TO REGISTER FOR THE TWO-DAY ART INTENSIVES!

Four-Day Advanced Art Worshop Option

The advanced art and mural workshops are taught by internationally known art teacher and author, Visual Manna Owner Sharon Jeffus, for 13-18 year olds.

– Credit: 1 semester class

– Length: 4 Days. 9:00 am – 5:00 pm each day. Students should bring a brown bag lunch and snacks each day.

– Students may commute from home each day or families may find local accommodations.

– Prerequisite: some type of basic art training: co-op class, intensive, class at home, online class, self directed study, etc.

– Location: Exact location in each area will be determined and announced closer to the date of the event.

– What is provided to students: As part of our Advanced Art Workshop each student will receive a manual, a t-shirt, and all the supplies needed for the workshop.

Note: All of these workshops will include mural painting instruction – some (but not all) will include students actually painting a barn / church / business mural. That information will be noted in the details within the course catalog as it becomes available.

The earlier you register, the bigger the discount.

Registration is on a first-come, first-served basis.

CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFORMATION ON THE FOUR-DAY ADVANCED ART WORKSHOPS!

To see specific locations, details, and to register, select “Jeffus (Advanced Art Workshop), Sharon” from the Teacher Search in the Landry Academy course catalog, then submit.

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We also are offering two bundle specials, one for Older Students and one for Younger Children. This is a great value!

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CHRISTMAS SPECIAL FOR OLDER CHILDREN – 6th to 12th Grade Curriculum ebook Bundle – $75

Excellent curriculum for older children!

Includes:

  • Master Drawing
  • Drawing, Painting and Sculpting Horses
  • Visual Manna Complete Curriculum Book 1 & 2

Everything you need to teach the wee little ones. All these books are very popular.

Includes:

  • Art Basics for Children
  • Preschool and Early Elementary Art Basics
  • Preschool Bible Lessons
  • Artsy Animals Book One and Workbook

DON’T MISS OUT ON OUR CHRISTIAN HOLIDAYS ARTS AND CRAFTS EBOOK – with 50 different projects to choose from, we are sure you will enjoy this resource! FREE WHEN YOU SIGN UP FOR OUR NEWSLETTER HERE!

Included:

The dove of peace, clothes pin angels, an angel mobile, toy soldiers of the cross, a shepherd landscape and much more. Most of the materials needed you already have at home such as yarn, glue, scissors, glitter, poster board, ribbon, clothes pins, etc. Enjoy!

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Featured Complimentary Video Lesson of the Week – Watercolor Techniques with Nature

Enjoy our free featured video of the week, “Art Through the Year with Sharon Jeffus – Lesson 7 – Watercolor Techniques with Nature.” Take a journey through art with Visual Manna owner Sharon Jeffus! In this lesson, learn how to paint with watercolor as you explore things in nature, like butterflies and flowers. Look at art from the masters: Winslow Homer and John Singer Sargent. Practice some watercolor techniques, then move on to creating a fanciful scene of sailing butterfly boats.

Element of Art:
Color / Shading

Art Appreciation:
Winslow Homer / Watercolor

Technique:
Watercolor

[NOTE: This complimentary video by Visual Manna first appeared at Our Homeschool Forum] We are so pleased to be able to offer a free resource of NINE video lessons here to help you get acquainted with our teaching style and introduced to our material. They are geared at older children for age range and you will love them!

DON’T MISS OUT ON OUR CHRISTIAN HOLIDAYS ARTS AND CRAFTS EBOOK – with 50 different projects to choose from, we are sure you will enjoy this resource! FREE WHEN YOU SIGN UP FOR OUR NEWSLETTER HERE!

Included:

The dove of peace, clothes pin angels, an angel mobile, toy soldiers of the cross, a shepherd landscape and much more. Most of the materials needed you already have at home such as yarn, glue, scissors, glitter, poster board, ribbon, clothes pins, etc. Enjoy!

Join us here for more art lessons, art tips, resources and more at: —-> https://www.facebook.com/visualmanna

Please check out all of our other offerings too!

Educational Products

Classes and Workshops

Internships

FREE Video Lessons – sample our educational style

About Us

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