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Grade School Art 2: Religious Art and Abstract Art

Sign up with your grade school child to bring Beauty and Appreciation into your homeschool lessons. Art history, culture, and fun art techniques are all covered. We hope to see you in class!

Total classes: 8

Prerequisite: None

Suggested grade level: 3rd to 6th grades

Suggested credit: 1/2 semester Art

Special notes: New students are welcomed to join us midyear if there are open seats.


An introduction to art history through the study of artists, culture, and artistic techniques. Additionally, students will learn about and apply artistic techniques to their own original creative works of art. Grade School Art Courses can be taken in any order.


1. Stained Glass Windows
2. Michelangelo and Space
3. Raphael and Space
4. Caravaggio and Light
5. Abstract: Splatter Paint
6. Abstract: Blow Art
7. Abstract: Shapes
8. Abstract: Pointillism

Materials and Homework

Course materials: Students will create original works of art using the medium of their choice. Suggested materials (purchase student art-quality brands): art paper (an art notebook works well), colored pencils, watercolor pencils, various markers, drawing pencils, erasers, clay, charcoal. Additionally, acrylic, or watercolor paints, cardstock, paint brushes, clear contact paper and colored tissue paper are needed.

Homework: Students will watch short videos, complete auto-graded quizzes, and create an art project each week. Time required: 30 min-3 hours, depending upon student interest.

Important Dates

Class dates: Mondays, January 22 to March 18, 2024 (No class Feb. 19)

Starting time: 1:00 PM Eastern (Noon Central; 11:00 Mountain; 10:00 Pacific)

Duration per class: 30 minutes (plus off camera student sharing time)

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