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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

23- Art and 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

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 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

12- D&J Discuss Tracing

12/11/2017
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For Highlights, check out the correlating episode 12 blog post: ridgelightranch.com/podcast-12-tracing/ Download our holiday freebies and learn about the $50 holiday giveaway at: ridgelightranch.com/tracing "Learning to draw is more than learning the skill itself; ... you will learn how to see." - Betty Edwards in Drawing on the Right Side of the Brain. Things we mention is this episode: Light PadDrawing on the Right Side of the Brain.Glacier National Park

Duration:00:43:17

11- Six Simple Art Tracing Methods

12/4/2017
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You can find the written version of this podcast at: http://ridgelightranch.com/six-art-tracing-methods/ Visit RidgeLightRanch.com/Tracing for the full details of our Giveaway! Here's the Highlights: Here are several great methods of tracing: Things I Mentioned: Dbmier Tracing Light PadWet Erase MarkersWashable MarkersCarbon Transfer Paper

Duration:00:14:20

10- How to Incorporate Tracing into Your Art Curriculum

11/27/2017
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You can find the written version of this blog post at: http://ridgelightranch.com/teach-tracing-art-curriculum/ You can access all the FREE downloads mentioned in this episode at RidgeLightRanch.com/tracing Here's the Highlights: Incorporate tracing to: To Trace Mindfully, ask yourself and your students questions about which way the lines are moving and where lines are relative to other lines. The “Don’ts” of Tracing

Duration:00:10:24

09- Top 7 Reasons to Teach Tracing

11/20/2017
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Here's the Highlights: Get your Holiday Tracing Freebies at RidgeLightRanch.com/tracing The Top 7 Reasons to Teach Tracing: The objections to tracing are questionable- don’t let them stop you from tracing. Drawing is a skill we can all learn and tracing is one great tool we can use. Things I mention is this episode: The Art of Tracing by Kathie George “Can copying and tracing make children smarter?” By Gwen Dewar, Ph.D.. Holiday Tracing Freebies at RidgeLightRanch.com/tracing

Duration:00:13:12

08- D&J Discuss Handwriting and Art

11/13/2017
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In this podcast episode, we discuss the Ridge Light Ranch blog post about Handwriting and Art (Listen to it on Podcast Episode 7 or read it on the blog post: http://ridgelightranch.com/improve-memory-confidence-grades/ ) For extended Highlights, check out the correlating episode 8 blog post: http://ridgelightranch.com/podcast-8-dj-discuss-handwriting-art Here's the Highlights: -Writing things by hand has many life benefits like improving recall and making emotional...

Duration:00:33:17

07- Handwriting and Art

11/6/2017
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You can find the written version of this blog post at: http://ridgelightranch.com/improve-memory-confidence-grades/ Here's the Highlights: Things I mention is this episode: “The Man Health Perks of Good Handwriting” Julie Deardorff, “What’s Lost as Handwriting Fades” Renaissance - Impressionists Amazing Artist Handwriting Sheets Making a Statement with Grant Wood’s American Gothic Lesson planPainting in Tones Like OKeeffe Lesson Plan Drawing Botanicals like Linnaeus Lesson Plan

Duration:00:04:09

06 D&J Discuss Organizing Art

10/30/2017
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Here's the Highlights: -Separate your media & only put out one per week -Have a home for the supplies on the off days / off season -Make a chart of 6 weeks of art projects by week and a 2nd chart that’s a shopping list -Quality vs price -What teachers/parents can do with finished art Things we mention is this episode: http://ridgelightranch.com/organizing-art-once-and-for-all/Amazon.comBlick.com

Duration:00:29:29

05- Organizing Art Class

10/27/2017
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You can find the written version of this blog post at: http://ridgelightranch.com/organizing-art-once-and-for-all/ Here's the Highlights:

Duration:00:06:45

ACTA 04- D&J Discuss “Overcome the Fear of Teaching Drawing”

10/23/2017
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In this podcast episode, Deanna and Julie discuss the Ridge Light Ranch blog post, "How to Overcome the Fear of Teaching Drawing." (You can read the blog post OR listen to it!) Here's the Highlights: Things we mention is this episode: How to Overcome the Fear of Teaching Drawing Willpower Instinct Drawing on the Right Side of the Brain

Duration:00:29:13

ACTA 03- Overcoming The Fear of Teaching Drawing

10/19/2017
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Is the idea of teaching drawing making you nervous? I want to help you with some tips and encouragement. You can teach art!! You can find the written version of this blog post at: http://ridgelightranch.com/overcome-fear-teaching-drawing/ Things we mention is this episode: http://ridgelightranch.com/everyones-creative/OutliersScientific American article advocating that art classes be added to the STEM education In the Laboratory With Agassiz Look at Your Fish) simple drawing ideas You...

Duration:00:12:19

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