Painting Like the Greats

lisa babaArt Painting Like the Greats
Instructor: Lisa Baba
5-10 students, ages 13+
Meets: Wednesdays at 10:00 am - 11:00 am - Pacific Time Convert to other time zones here


Imagine your student shading her drawings as daVinci shaded the Mona Lisa, painting in bright swaths
of color as Van Gogh painted The Starry Night, and sketching mathematical renderings as M.C. Escher sketched Ascending and Descending. Your child's ability plus inspiration plus exposure to the masters' techniques could equal painting like the greats!

In this class, students will learn about art masters such as da Vinci, Van Gogh, and Escher, including where they fit into art history, their gifted attributes, and the techniques they contributed to the art world. Students will then experiment with those techniques to develop their own artistic abilities.

At the end of the term, we will host an online gallery exhibition of whichever art pieces students want to share with each other and their parents.

Wondering how we teach art online? Read here. Or check out an art show or gallery by previous classes!


Week 1: Introduction to the course. Your child will learn what to expect from the course and receive a quick overview of the artists we’ll cover and the art periods those artists represent.

Weeks 2-5: Renaissance artists and shading techniques.

Weeks 5-6: Impressionism.

Weeks 7-8: Neo-Impressionism.

Weeks 9-10: Post-Impressionism.escher

Weeks 11-12: M.C. Escher.

Weeks 13-14: Cubism.

Week 15: Holiday Party and Online Art Show!

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