After reviewing The Gift of Love, I jumped at the opportunity to review ART CLASS from See The Light. I KNEW my kids and I would love it and we did!!!
ART CLASS from See The Light is a complete art curriculum designed with Christian homeschoolers in mind. Not only does Master Artist Pat Knepley teach with step-by-step instructions and progressive skill building in this entire school year’s worth of art lessons, but she also infuses art history and Biblical principles.
The complete 9-disk ART CLASS DVD curriculum includes 36 lessons (each approximately 15-20 minutes long) along with some bonus material! Valued at $99.99 for the complete set or $14.99 per individual disk, this is a real jewel for homeschoolers! Check out the list of lessons included in this amazing collection:
How’s that for a complete art curriculum with art history and Biblical truths woven throughout! Want to see a sample lesson? Head over to sign up for your free trial!
Our Thoughts: We received the first volume of ART CLASS which covered some of the basics of drawing. While my kids LOVED the drawing lessons, what I most appreciate is how Master Artist Pat Knepley relates the art topics to a Biblical principles. For example, you are to draw what you see and not what you know. Yes, we know that the table has four legs, but if we don’t see four legs, we don’t draw four legs…we draw what we see. She contrasted that with our walk of faith with Christ where we must walk by faith and not by sight!
I also appreciate her positive, “Yes You Can Draw” approach to drawing. This was especially great for one of my 5 year olds who was struggling with his own preconceived thoughts of his own ability to draw! Check out my “I don’t think I can draw very well” son following along and actually drawing his shoe!
I would have to agree with Pat…Yes you can draw! I think he did quite well, if I must say so myself! Take a closer look below:
Here is my 7 year olds shoe drawing:
I was honestly impressed with how much my kids picked up from this first ART CLASS DVD! I know they would LOVE using the rest of the curriculum! Even my 3 year olds got in on the action and wanted to draw!! Check out one my boys watching Pat on the DVD and waiting to draw his apples!
Overall, we love ART CLASS and think it would be a wonderful addition to our homeschool! With the Biblical truths and art history infusion along with quality step by step instruction, I think ART CLASS is a great art curriculum for homeschoolers! I love that I was able to use it with all of my kids, who range in both age and skill level! From my 3 year olds to my 7 year old, they all enjoyed the art lessons!
Be sure to head over to the See The Light website to check out a few of the ART CLASS page where you can download three free lesson plans. ART CLASS can be purchased from Amazon or from the See The Light Store. Now, onto the giveaway!!
~ Giveaway is closed! ~
Would like to win a copy of Volume 1 of the ART CLASS DVD curriculum? There are a few ways to enter to win.
The first and mandatory entry is to visit the See The Light Store and leave me a comment letting me know what product you would be most interested in trying.
Optional Entry: (leave a separate comment for each entry after completing the mandatory entry above)
- Subscribe to Mama Jenn via email (or let me that know that you already do)
The giveaway ends at midnight EST on Saturday, April 2, 2011 and a winner will be randomly chosen using Random.org. Please be sure to leave a way for me to contact you in case you win! Remember to leave a separate comment for each entry! The giveaway is open to US Residents ONLY!
Want it NOW? If you can’t wait to win, ART CLASS can be purchased from Amazon or from the See The Light Store.
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