Architects of the Ancient World: Single Family Use

24 Art Lessons focusing on the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World | taught by Marrissa Raimonde

Course description

Architects of the Ancient World

(Single Family Use Only!)

24 step-by-step drawing and painting lessons for K-12 school children that introduces the student to the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World:

Hanging Gardens of Babylon, Temple of Artemis, The Mausoleum, Pharos of Alexandria, The Colossus of Rhodes, The Pyramids at Giza, and the Statue of Zeus at Olympia.

and

teaches the art elements (line, shape, color, value, texture, form & space) through different drawing skills:

OiLS, Symmetry (Mirror Image), Upside Down Drawing, Abstract Art, and One Point Perspective.

and

practices art techniques in:

watercolor, soft pastels, charcoal and pen & ink.

Each week you will be able to:

  • study the history of one of the Seven Wonders
  • compare and contrast the ancient marvels with modern day buildings and statues
  • learn a new drawing skill
  • create detailed sketches in your sketchbook 
  • practice one of the art techniques
  • paint or draw a masterpiece inspired by one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World

There is also a 55 page downloadable art notebook that is included with this course.



Check out the sample pages by clicking on this file HERE

in addition to the downloadable PDF art notebook, you will have access to:

  • 27 videos that correspond with the art lessons
  • 9 PDF's that correlate with the art techniques
  • suggestions for extension project ideas
  • a book list for further study on the Seven Wonders and ancient civilizations
  • scheduling ideas
  • artist trading cards 

FAQ's:

*Please note, All sales are final.

1. How long do I have to use this course?

Once you purchase this course, it is yours to use as often as you would like. You can start and stop a session at anytime. There is no specific time frame needed to finish this class. It does not expire.

2. What age group is this course geared towards?

This course is geared towards children in elementary to high school. The younger students might need some guidance/help from the parent to have the videos set up (logging in to the website and getting the supplies out). You know your child! For the most part, students should be able to grab their supplies, watch the video demonstrations and complete the art work independently. {Make sure you bookmark this site so your child will be able to sign in!} High schoolers could also use this course to improve art skills or practice these lessons from a different point of view. Parents might also want to participate in these lessons as a fun way to create art together as a family!

3. How many videos are included with this course?

There are 27 step-by-step videos demonstrating how to do each art project 

4. Why the name "Yellow Spot: Sun"?

Pablo Picasso, famous artist and Cubist, once said, "There are painters who transform the sun into a yellow spot, but there are others, with the help of their art and intelligence, that transform a yellow spot into the sun." 

What a wonderful way to view art! If we take the time to view art in this manner, there is no telling what each of these budding artists can create over their lifetime!

5. If I purchased this course, can I share this course with others?

This course is for use within your immediate family only. It can not be shared with friends, used in co-ops or classroom settings.

All sales are final.

YOU MAY NOT:

•sell, reproduce, repackage or redistribute the contents of any resource from Yellow Spot Sun Series in whole or in part, for any reason.
•Host any of my products on your own or other sites
•Sell files to make a profit (print, bind, and laminate to sell to others)
•Transmit or store any of these resources on any other website or another location where people may download it (ex. Dropbox, Facebook groups, 4Shared, etc.)
Marrissa Raimonde
Marrissa Raimonde
The Art Teacher

Hi there!

Ever since I was a little girl, I have loved creating art. But, oddly enough, I thought I was going to be an architect when I grew up, so when I headed off to college that is what I began studying! During my sophomore year of college, one of the art classes I was enrolled in assigned us to work in an at-risk elementary school assisting the art teacher. I was saddened to find out what an at -risk elementary school was but amazed by the enthusiasm and joy the art class brought to the students. It was so much fun working with the kids! This "assignment" ended up changing everything. At the end of the year I changed my major and eventually graduated with a B.S. in Art Education.

After teaching in the public school system for a couple of years, I decided to get my M.Ed (Master's degree) in Art Education and began taking classes part time while teaching full time. I taught in the public school system in at-risk schools for seven years, up until my first daughter was born. Now, three kiddos and nearly eight years later, I am homeschooling!

Since homeschooling, I have been able to teach several art classes to other homeschooling families and have realized that there is a great need for a quality art education program for homeschoolers. Thus, the idea to offer step-by-step instructions online at an affordable cost to families was born.

It is my hope and prayer that these courses will be a blessing to you and your children and that the desire to create will be ignited in each of them that fosters a love of the arts for a lifetime!

Sincerely,

Marrissa

10% of all sales from Yellow Spot:Sun Series goes directly to The Last Well. Check out the link below for more info!

The Last Well Donations

Course Curriculum

What are The Seven Wonders of the Ancient World?
Certificate of Completion

Reviews (2)

Love how beautiful and history rich this is!

by Trisha Howard
I love how beautiful the workbook is. the kids art inside this workbook create a beautiful profile. I love all the great inserts of the history of the seven wonders. This course makes a fun and enriching supplement to history studies!

Perfect Compliment to CC Cycle 1 Drawing

by Kelly Terrell
We have used many different curriculums and this is certainly one of our favorites. We loved the techniques that were taught along with the history! We will most likely do the lessons again :). I would love to see a package similar to this for C1 Fine Arts :)

Love how beautiful and history rich this is!

by Trisha Howard
I love how beautiful the workbook is. the kids art inside this workbook create a beautiful profile. I love all the great inserts of the history of the seven wonders. This course makes a fun and enriching supplement to history studies!

Perfect Compliment to CC Cycle 1 Drawing

by Kelly Terrell
We have used many different curriculums and this is certainly one of our favorites. We loved the techniques that were taught along with the history! We will most likely do the lessons again :). I would love to see a package similar to this for C1 Fine Arts :)