African American Artists
Masterpiece Society

African American Artists

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“Let's bare our arms and plunge them deep through laughter, through pain, through sorrow, through hope, through disappointment, into the very depths of the souls of our people and drag forth material crude, rough, neglected. Then let's sing it, dance it, write it, paint it. Let's do the impossible. Let's create something transcendentally material, mystically objective. Earthy. Spiritually earthy. Dynamic.” ~ Aaron Douglas

We are so excited to finally release our "African American Artists" art appreciation curriculum in celebration of Black History Month. This volume will help you educate your children on the pain, racism, hardships, and disappointments that these artists endured, fought against, and eventually transcended in order to have their voices heard.

This special edition features 5 artists and one of his or her famous works:

(1) Henry Tanner, The Banjo Lesson
(2) Clementine Hunter, Picking Cotton
(3) Horace Pippin, Man on a Bench
(4) Aaron Douglas, Song of the Towers
(5) Jacob LawrenceMigration Series, Panel 1

African American Artists
Art Appreciation Study

This digital curriculum for homeschool art appreciation has been developed with the busy mom in mind – no prep time or other materials necessary – photographs of each painting, lessons, kid-friendly video links, art templates, and notebooking pages are all included!

**Please Note: Curriculum is a digital PDF download. No physical product will be mailed to you.**

Created to be a stand-alone program, these lessons were developed especially for moms who want to give their kids a comprehensive appreciation for art and encourage them to form connections with the artists, but who don’t necessarily want the mess that art can bring.

No other materials are necessary with this program! Here’s some of what’s included:

  • Biographical information (and fun, quirky facts) on each artist
  • Artist quotes for copywork, journaling or future art projects
  • Historical background of the art movement in which he or she created
  • Printable photos of each classic work of art we study
  • Descriptions of the mediums and techniques used by the artist
  • Thought-provoking questions to encourage critical thinking skills
  • Printable notebooking pages for narration, copywork or memorization
  • Printable art templates (which can also be used as coloring sheets for younger students)
  • Recommended books and other resources for further study

For more information or to download a sample lesson, click here.

Due to the digital nature of this product, there is no refund.



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