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Welcome to the “Anyone Can Teach Art” podcast from Ridge Light Ranch- where we discuss art, education, and what it means to live a creative life. Our goal is to help you BE the amazing art teacher you are, so that you can have confidence in your students’ education.

Welcome to the “Anyone Can Teach Art” podcast from Ridge Light Ranch- where we discuss art, education, and what it means to live a creative life. Our goal is to help you BE the amazing art teacher you are, so that you can have confidence in your students’ education.
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Welcome to the “Anyone Can Teach Art” podcast from Ridge Light Ranch- where we discuss art, education, and what it means to live a creative life. Our goal is to help you BE the amazing art teacher you are, so that you can have confidence in your students’ education.

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English

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928-581-1432


Episodes

32- Greek and Roman Architecture

9/17/2018
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Its time for our conversation about Greek and Roman architecture! Join us as we answer the questions: Check out the show notes here: https://ridgelightranch.com/ancient-architecture-podcast-32/

Duration:00:27:25

31- Abstract Celtic Art

9/3/2018
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Celtic Art has such a unique look to it that most people can easily identify at Celtic, whether it's from the earlier pre-Christian eras or the later Celtic-Christian times. In this style we see a lot of patterns and drawings that look like knots and ropes. As far as abstract art goes, it's a very meticulous, mathematical style- very different than some other types of abstract art. Show Notes: https://ridgelightranch.com/abstract-celtic-art-podcast-31/

Duration:00:46:30

30- Archaic Greek Art, Linking Ancient to Modern Art

8/20/2018
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In this episode we're chatting about Greek art, but specifically art from the Archaic period (about 800-500 BC). It's an interesting period that leads to the Golden Age of Greece and the Roman empire. It and forms a link between Ancient Egyptian art and Classical Roman art. We chat about this connection when it comes to Greek sculptures and pottery (since so much of it has lasted these thousands of years), but we leave a discussion of architecture for episode #32. We also chat about...

Duration:00:50:44

29- Egyptian Art- Variety and Consistency

8/6/2018
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What makes Egyptian art so instantly recognizable? Why did the Egyptians draw and paint in this way? What kind and contributions did the Egyptian culture make to architecture? Today we chat about all these topics as we prepare for a fun art project: Drawing King Tut's Mask Using Symmetry. Here's the full Blog Post: https://ridgelightranch.com/egyptian-art-podcast-29/ ‎

Duration:00:26:34

28- Exploring Prehistoric Art

7/23/2018
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Prehistoric art, like Cave paintings and rock art, are windows into cultures before written history. In addition to the obvious historical integrations, there are so many great Prehistoric Art science integrations like the study of caves, geology, and paint materials. Join us today as we explore Prehistoric art and the many different ways to teach about it. Here's the Show Notes: https://ridgelightranch.com/prehistoric-art-podcast-28/

Duration:00:44:42

27- How to Teach Art in the Dialectic and Rhetoric Stages

7/9/2018
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Today we’re completing our 5-part series on the Classical Model of Education and how to use it to teach art with a special double episode about art in both the Dialectic and Rhetoric stages of learning. Show Notes: http://ridgelightranch.com/podcast-27-dialectic-rhetoric-art/ Art and the Classical Model Here’s links to the other 4 parts of this series on using the Classical Model of Eduction to teach art: #23 How to Teach Art Using the Classical Model of Education#24 What are the 7...

Duration:01:20:09

26- What are the Remaining Components of Art Grammar? (Part 3 of 3)

6/25/2018
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Today we're talking about the other five components of the grammar (basics) of art: Techniques / Media, Skills, Purposes of Art, Art History, and Art Appreciation. You can Find the Show Notes here: http://ridgelightranch.com/podcast-26-art-grammar/ Things We Mention Episode 23: Art and the Classical Model of EducationEpisode 24: The 7 Elements of Art (Art Grammar, Part 1)Episode 25: The Principles of Design (Art Grammar, Part 2)Prismacolor Premier Colored PencilsPrismacolor Scholar...

Duration:00:48:50

25- What are the Principles of Design? (Art Grammar, Part 2 of 3)

6/11/2018
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Continuing our series on How to Teach Art using the Classical Model of Education, we’re moving on in the grammar of art, discussing the Principles of Design! The Principles of Design are the way the Elements of Art are used in a work of art. The Principles of Design help us to figure out why our art doesn't look like we wanted it to look and helps us articulate why we like or don't like other works of art. Here's the full show notes:...

Duration:00:37:37

24- What are the 7 Elements of Art? (Art Grammar, Part 1 of 3)

5/28/2018
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We're continuing our series on the Classical Model of Education and how to use it to teach art. This is our first episode on the Grammar of art, where we're discussing the 7 Elements of Art. Here's the Full Highlights/Outline: http://ridgelightranch.com/podcast-24-the-7-elements-art/ Links to Stuff we Mention Episode #23 Art and the Classical Model of EducationRidgeLightRanch’s 2018 art lesson plansThe 7 Elements of Art Poster

Duration:00:45:25

23- How to Teach Art Using The Classical Model of Education

5/14/2018
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What is the Classical Model of Education and how does it apply to art? What's a model of education to begin with? In this podcast episode, Deanna and Julie discuss three hallmarks of a Classical education: Valuing methods over content, the Trivium, and Subject Integration. Here's a few things we mention: RidgeLightRanch's 2018 art lesson plansDorothy Sayer's Lost Tools of LearningThe 7 Elements of Art Here's the Full Highlights: http://ridgelightranch.com/podcast-23-art-classical-model/ ‎

Duration:01:11:58

22- Why Include Art in Education?

4/30/2018
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There are so many reasons why art is part of education. Deanna and Julie chat about its effect on other school subjects and its inherent value in fostering creativity, visual learning, noticing details, motor skills, confidence, comfort with ambiguity, learning from mistakes, perseverance, and communication with others. Here's a few things we mention: . Reviewing Education and the Arts Project (REAP) Executive SummaryTeaching art or teaching to think like an artist?BlinkIra Glass's...

Duration:00:49:21

21- Making Time for Art

2/12/2018
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One of the most common struggles we all seem to have in teaching art, is making time for art. Join Deanna and Julie and they discuss HOW to make time for both Art Appreciation AND Art Creation for both your children and yourself! Here's the full Highlights: http://ridgelightranch.com/podcast-21-making-time-for-art/

Duration:00:48:58

20- Why Study Jim Davis

2/5/2018
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Deanna & Julie discuss Jim Davis, the creator of Garfield. Who is he? What is his art like? Why should we study him? Join us as we chat about the genre of comics, cartoons, and graphic novels and discover some great reasons to study Jim Davis and his memorable cat. Here's the Highlights: http://ridgelightranch.com/podcast-20-jim-davis/ ‎

Duration:00:45:45

19- Why Study Lichtenstein?

1/29/2018
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Get the Full Highlights Here: http://ridgelightranch.com/podcast-19-roy-lichtenstein/ Lichtenstein’s Paintings we discuss: The best place to see Roy Lichtenstein's work is at his own website. The art work images are in the "image duplicator" portion of his website. brushstroke paintings sculpturesGirl with Tear IHaystack series Water Lilies Bedroom at ArlesWhamm!Oooh... Alright... Things we mention Steal Like An ArtistTed TalkPrevious Lichtenstein blog post Painting Primary Colors...

Duration:00:29:38

18- Why Study Andrew Wyeth?

1/22/2018
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Join us as we chat about Wyeth's subdued pallet and discover what it means to train your eyes to see color. Here's the full highlights: http://ridgelightranch.com/podcast-18-andrew-wyeth/ Works We Mention by Andrew Wyeth The best place to see Andrew Wyeth's art is at his own website: Andrewwyeth.com. Christina’s World (1948)Master Bedroom (1965)Snow Hill (1989) Things We Mention https://www.quillergallery.com/shop/Poster-Size-Wheel.htmltraining children toward Attention, Imitation,...

Duration:00:46:44

17- Why Study Georgia O'Keeffe

1/15/2018
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Here's the Full Highlights: http://ridgelightranch.com/podcast-17-georgia-okeeffe/ We Chat about: Did you miss something? Here are some of the things we mention: School of Art Institute of ChicagoEspionage Act of 1917Arthur Wesley DowAlfred StieglitzPrecisionsimFuturismConstructivismCubismSurrealismGeorgia O'Keeffe Museum O'Keeffe's Art we Mentioned: The Georgia O'Keeffe Museum of Art's collection of O'Keeffe's Work is a great place to see O'Keeffe's work! Series 1, White and Blue...

Duration:00:34:35

16- Why Study Norman Rockwell

1/8/2018
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The 2nd artist we’ll study in our spring semester is Norman Rockwell. Who was he? What was his art like and why should we study him? Get the full highlight's here: http://ridgelightranch.com/podcast-16-why-norman-rockwell/ Things we mention: Rockwell’s Art we Mentioned: WikiArt.com is a great place to see most of Rockwell's paintings.

Duration:00:54:38

15- Why Study Grandma Moses

1/1/2018
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Deanna & Julie discuss Grandma Moses: Who was Grandma Moses? What were her paintings like? Why should we study her? Join us as we chat about the life and works of this American icon and grow to truly appreciate her paintings. Get the Full Highlights Here: http://ridgelightranch.com/podcast-15-why-grandma-moses/

Duration:00:34:58

14- D&J Discuss: Why Study Art History

12/25/2017
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Get the full Highlights here: http://ridgelightranch.com/art-history-discussion/ Download all the December Freebies before they Expire Jan 1, 2018! http://ridgelightranch.com/tracing/ The Highlights: Why study art history? Why start you art history study with a big picture framework? Things we mention:

Duration:00:50:22

13- Art History- from Confused to Confident!

12/18/2017
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Full Highlights and printable Art History Overview Chart at: http://ridgelightranch.com/art-history/ Download your Norman Rockwell Santa Traceable/Coloring Page and get the details about the $50 holiday giveaway at: ridgelightranch.com/tracing Here's the Highlights: When trying to understand Art History, start with a big picture overview of three time periods where we categorize art differently Art period: a particular time period, designated later on, where the art shared common...

Duration:00:11:44