The Importance of Teaching the Elements and Principles of Art

In the homeschool environment art is often taught in an unstructured way, teaching just technique, or just art history, or crafts. However, as in any discipline it is better to Continue Reading →

My Latest Interview: Murals – A Force For Change

I recently had the pleasure of completing an interview with Paul Bass. It was a pleasure to share about my own experience as a Christian, teacher and homeschooling mom and Continue Reading →

Art Competitions

Check these out.  The first one has a deadline of May 1. http://www.nasa.gov/larc/2015-nasa-langley-art-contest http://www.spacefoundation.org/education/student-youth-group-and-community-programs/international-student-art-contest http://www.house.gov/content/educate/art_competition/ One of my students won this competition: http://www.wildlifeforever.org/contest Scholarship: Frame My Future Scholarship Company Providing Continue Reading →

Teaching Art in the Homeschool Environment

I recently had an article published in The Old Schoolhouse. I think you will really enjoy it! Included in the article are reasons why art is an important part of Continue Reading →

Take A Stroll Through My Paths and Trails Lesson

This is a great lesson for exploring literature through art. Art can be such a wonderful way to make learning about core subjects fun and engaging, especially for reluctant learners. Continue Reading →

Using sculpture and photography

Here is an interesting idea for combining sculpture and art.   Students sculpted dolphins and then chose interesting photography backdrops.  The finished work of art is the photograph. I would love Continue Reading →

My Podcast & New Weekly Program Preview

I had the amazing opportunity to share in a podcast recently. This link to the podcast below is to a presentation on teaching art at home that I pray will Continue Reading →