Home Art Studio Giveaway

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Home Art Studio Giveaway

Last week I shared my much-love for this art program. You can read my review here as you view our art gallery.

As promised, this week we are hosting a grand giveaway for this amazing art curriculum.

You don’t have to wait for our giveaway, though. You can try Home Art Studio for free! You can also take advantage of a current special offer.

Try Home Art Studio for Free

If you want to add art to your homeschool line-up, Home Art Studio is a great way to get started. You can try any of these six lessons before you buy one of the DVDs.

Home Art Studio Giveaway

You can also enter our giveaway below for a chance to win the ENTIRE Home Art Studio series ($180 value)!

Special Offer

Home Art Studio: Buy 2 DVDs, Get Holiday Arts and Crafts for FREE
Order two DVDs today and receive Home Art Studio‘s Holiday Arts and Crafts DVD for FREE! (Offer expires 9/15/15)

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Home Art Studio Review

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Disclaimer: I chose to receive lessons and art supplies from Home Art Studio in exchange for a giveaway on this blog. All opinions here are mine and truthful.  I enjoyed Home Art Studio so much that I purchased two more of the DVDs with my own hard-earned cash. 

Oh, Art. Give me three words to describe teaching art (from a homeschool mom’s perspective). Ready, set, go:

Fun! Exciting! Favorite!

Were those your three words? Didn’t think so.

For years art has been one of my own personal homeschooling hang-ups. Not quite in the same way as math, of course, because math is something I feel compelled to do-or-die daily.

Unlike math, some of us just skip over art because relatives and neighbors aren’t going to judge us based on our children’s ability to draw a horse. But we have a problem when the kids can’t spit out answers to the math fact quizzing.

I have left art to whatever my kids can get done at co-op. Until now. Finding Home Art Studio has been fun and exciting for me. It is one of my favorite things now. The kids love it, too.

Our Project Gallery

Watermelon Watercolor Project from Home Art Studio

Watercolor Watermelon from Home Art Studio 2nd Grade Program
completed by S, 8 years old

 

humpty-dumpty art

Abstract Watercolor Egg from Home Art Studio 2nd Grade Program
completed by S, 9 years old

 

Blue Dog Painting Project from Home Art Studio

Blue Dog from Home Art Studio 2nd Grade Program
completed by S, 8 years old

 

sunflowers

Sunflowers Art from Home Art Studio Kindergarten Program
completed by L, 6 years old

 

Cinnamon Roll Sculpture Project from Home Art StudioCinnamon Roll Sculpture from Home Art Studio Kindergarten Program
completed by L, 6 years old

 

Piggy Party Art Project from Home Art StudioPiggy Party Watercolor from Home Art Studio Kindergarten Program
completed by L, 6 years old

 

Fish Printmaking Art Project by Home Art StudioFish Printmaking from Home Art Studio Kindergarten Program
completed by L, 6 years old

 

Reflection Houses Art Project from Home Art StudioReflection Houses Mixed Media Project from Home Art Studio First Grade Program completed by L, 6 years old

 

Alphabet Watercolor Resist Art Project from Home Art Studio

Alphabet Watercolor Resist from Home Art Studio Kindergarten Program
completed by L, 6 years old

Your children will do two main things with Home Art Studio: learn and create.

Learn!

  • about famous artists and famous artworks
  • various art elements and principles
  • new art techniques

Create!

My children have completed ten lessons from Home Art Studio and encountered a variety of activities in order to complete their projects:

  • cutting
  • tearing
  • painting with watercolors and acrylics
  • sculpting (and baking)
  • drawing
  • tracing
  • pasting
  • mixing colors

And do it all with EASE!

One of the best features of learning art with Ms. Volin is that it is easy for mom to implement.

1. Choose which level you want to buy, and order your DVDs. (If you buy two DVDs through September 15th, you will get the Holiday DVD for free!).
2. Purchase art supplies (the lists at Jerry’s Art-O-Rama make this really easy and the quality supplies will make your students’ projects shine!)
3. Wait for items to arrive.
4. Print lesson plans (PDF found on the DVD) and gather supplies for your first lesson.
5. Watch Ms. Volin as she teaches and demonstrates.
6. Create!

A Few More Things To Note

  • DVDs can be used with multiple ages
  • DVD lessons can also be used in homeschool cooperatives with no extra charge!
  • My reluctant artist was inspired to make additional art with the new techniques he learned with Home Art Studio
  • My eager artist is thrilled that we are able to do art projects so often

Try Home Art Studio for Free

If you want to add art to your homeschool line-up, Home Art Studio is a great way to get started. You can try any of these six lessons before you buy one of the DVDs.

Home Art Studio Giveaway

Special Offer

Home Art Studio: Buy 2 DVDs, Get Holiday Arts and Crafts for FREE
Order two DVDs today and receive Home Art Studio‘s Holiday Arts and Crafts DVD for FREE! (Offer expires 9/15/15)

Come back to the blog on Monday, July 20th as we kick-off our Home Art Studio Giveaway! It’s going to be grand!

Tea Time with Jackson Pollock

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Jackson Pollock was born in Wyoming on January 28, 1912. He was a famous American painter and a major figure in the abstract expressionist movement; he married another major figure in the movement, Lee Krasner.

When people think of Jackson Pollock, they remember his famous drip paintings. He would paint canvases laid out on the floor by dropping or pouring paint on them. Pollock didn’t just use nontraditional methods of painting, he also adopted unique paint applicators (hardened brushes, sticks, and even basting syringes like you use for a Thanksgiving turkey!) and experimental paints.

Library List

Action Jackson by Jan Greenberg
“Nicknamed ‘Action Jackson’ for his kinetic style, abstract artist Jackson Pollock takes the spotlight in this outstanding picture book biography.”

Jackson Pollock (Getting to Know the World’s Greatest Artists) by Mike Venezia
A great series to introduce children to famous artists.


Activity Ideas

Splatter Canvas Paintings

Drip Painting

Watercolor Magic Action Painting

Pouring, Splattering, Dripping, Squirting, Scraping, Dragging!

String Painting and Marble Painting and Pendulum Painting

You could also paint with eye droppers or squeeze bottles. Get messy and have fun!


Tea Time Treat

Bake some square sugar cookies and frost them with this Jackson Pollock-ish technique! Use different colors for a full effect.

Notebook Page

Add this Jackson Pollock Notebook Page to your artist study notebook!