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Painting the Apple on the Table

I am the son of an artist. As is the case for many artists, creating artifacts rarely pays the bills, but teaching art does, hence, I am the son of an art teacher: an artist who taught his skills instead of plying his wares.   Being the art teacher at our local public...
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Beauty and the Feast

“He has made everything beautiful in its time…he has put eternity into man’s heart…” Ecclesiastes 3:11 ESV A taste for brussels sprouts or fine wines is seldom a gift of nature. For classically-minded parents, such lofty and nebulous aims as the pursuit of beauty and...
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Fra Angelico: Art “As unto the Lord”

by Courtney
Thursday, 07 February, 2013
categories: Classical Christian Education
I walked into our Classical Conversations assembly wearing a long, brown Jedi Knight cloak. (Having boys with big imaginations means our house is full of cloaks, capes, swords, and light sabers.) I asked the group of eager Classical Conversations students whom I looked...
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The Core Chapter 10: The Core of a Classical Education: Fine Arts

The Core Chapter 10: The Core of a Classical Education: Fine Arts by Jennifer Courtney “Why should my children learn about painting and music when they are really not interested?” You may have had a friend ask you this question about homeschooling, or perhaps you have...
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