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World’s Greatest Artists Vol. 2


I’m so excited to release this today! I’ve had so many questions and requests for a second volume to my original World’s Greatest Artist Unit Study that I couldn’t say no! So without further ado, we have the World’s Greatest Artists Vol. 2!   Introduction: Come along on our quest to learn about some of the world’s greatest artists!  In…

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World’s Greatest Artists: Leonardo da Vinci


Welcome to the World’s Greatest Artist study on Leonardo da Vinci! Leonardo di ser Piero da Vinci was born on April 5, 1452 in present day Florence, Italy. He was an Italian painter, sculptor, architect, musician, scientist, mathematician, engineer, inventor, and writer! He is known as the man of “unquenchable curiosity”, and had an inventive imagination. He is widely considered…

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World’s Greatest Artists: Michelangelo Unit Study


Welcome to our World’s Greatest Artist study on Michelangelo! Michelangelo di Lodovico Buonarroti Simoni was born in 1475 in in Rome, Italy. He was an Italian Renaissance painter, sculptor, and architect, and poet. His two best known works are Pieta and David were completed before he was 30 years old. He also created two of the most influential works in…

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World’s Greatest Artists: Georgia O’Keeffe


Welcome to our World’s Greatest Artists study, this month we learned all about Georgia O’Keeffe! We are having a total blast learning about famous artists and creating our own unique art as well!   If you haven’t seen the previous posts, this year for art we are studying 8 different world famous artists. We have chosen to do art twice…

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World’s Greatest Artists: Matisse


Welcome to our World’s Greatest Artists study on Henri Matisse! We are having a total blast learning about famous artists and creating our own unique art as well!   Henri Matisse was a French artist known for his use of color. He was born in Le Cateau-Cambrésis , France in 1869. After an attack of appendicitis, his mother brought him…

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World’s Greatest Artists: Monet


Welcome to our World’s Greatest Artists study on Claude Monet! We are having so much fun with these units this year, the kids have been really getting into it and they’re doing a great job! Claude Monet was born in Paris, France on November 14,1840. He is known as the founder of French Impressionist painting. Claude’s painting titled Impression-Sunrise, is…

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World’s Greatest Artists: Jackson Pollock


Welcome to our World’s Greatest Artist Study! This month we’re focusing on Jackson Pollock. I think so far, this style of “Action Painting” has by far been a favorite of the kids. Jackson Pollock was born in Cody, Wyoming in 1912. He was an influential American painter and a major contributor to the abstract expressionist movement. He began to study…

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World’s Greatest Artists Vol1: Van Gogh


Welcome to our World’s Greatest Artist study on Van Gogh!   Vincent Van Gogh was born in 1853 in the southern Netherlands. He had many jobs, but was most noted for his work as a Dutch post-impressionist painter. He was known for the emotional impact created by the use of brush stroke and intense color in his art work. Van…

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Greatest Artist Vol. 1: Picasso Study


Welcome to our World’s Greatest Artist study on Picasso!   Pablo Picasso was born in Spain on October 25, 1881. He is one of the world’s best known painters and helped to create a new style of art known as cubism. His father was also a painter as well as an art professor. When Pablo was only 13 years old…

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The World’s Greatest Artists Unit Study


Hi everyone! I’ve been working on a fun unit study for next year! It’s called The World’s Greatest Artists Vol. 1 and I’m excited to share it here with you today! Come along on our quest to learn about some of the world’s greatest artists! So grab some art supplies and get ready to explore, create, and learn! In this…

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