Art Appreciation featuring Fine Art Pages
You want to introduce your children to fine art, but lack the time and method for follow-through, right? Fine Art Pages are the answer! These downloadable, printable collections feature one piece of art per page, plus *just enough* information about the piece and the artist. The method is organic: print ’em out, put ’em up. Let your family observe, absorb, and enjoy! It works. And best of all: it doesn’t run on Mom Power! Would you like to see a sample? Click here!
Carl Nebel Fine Art Pages: $7.00
Get a glimpse of Mexican landscape and life in the mid-1800s, as well as a view of the Mexican-American War from this collection of works by German artist Carl Nebel. Having lived in Mexico for several years, Nebel emerged with a firsthand visual account of the life and times there. This PDF collection includes 15 works of art, full page versions of the art, as well as our helpful guide, How to Use Fine Art Pages in Your Home.
Well, both girls became very excited when we saw two Matisse prints hanging in our local public library. (Fine Arts pages by Matisse happen to be hanging in the upstairs bathroom right now.) I reminded the girls that the artist was Matisse. And then my 4-year old (who is always interested in the titles of the paintings) said to me, “I know what that painting there is called,” and she paused. “Dessert: Harmony in Red,” she said correctly. The library security guard standing nearby nearly fell over, she was so surprised. 🙂
Anyhow, I just wanted to thank you for helping expose my family to Fine Arts — you have truly enriched our lives, and it’s making a difference in our learning.