I am Husband…Hear me Whine

I know what you want to ask. “So what is it REALLY LIKE to LIVE with Kristin, the founder of ARTK12?” Well, probably a lot like you’d expect. It’s like fireworks are going off everyday. Confetti inexplicably falls from the sky. At times the rain stops just to let us cross the street. It’s like Disneyland on steroids, a perpetual vacation at an upscale resort…

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Learning to Draw

Though my Drawing American Art History curriculum offers many drawing projects, they are exactly that: projects. They are step-by-step instructions on how to reproduce a specific work of art. They teach your child to recognize and enjoy art and they teach some important lessons on color matching, proportion and hand-eye coordination. They may even allow your child to hone some of their drawing skills, but they are not designed to teach your child to draw per se. That is another topic entirely.

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10 Days in…You Choose

This morning I intended to write a review of a game that accompanies my newest geography book, Draw Africa. The game is one in a series of geography games by Out of the Box publishers (the same company that publishes Apples to Apples) called 10 Days in Africa. However, I looked it up on amazon.com… Read more »

Only Passionate Curiosity Reviews ARTK12

ARTK12’s American Art History Curriculum was recently reviewed at Only Passionate Curiosity: Life and Learning on the Homefront. Heather, a homeschooler and mother of 3,┬áreviewed American Art History: Volume I and Drawing American Art: Volume I and gave it 5 stars in all four categories (ease of use, ease of prep, quality, effectiveness and fun… Read more »