Art & Artist Posts

Jean-Francois Millet

Jean-Francois Millet

“It is the treating of the commonplace with the feelings of the sublime that gives to art its true power.” ~Jean-Francois Millet Jean-François Millet (pronunciation) was a French Realist painter, known best for his artworks that featured peasants and farmers in the...

Henri Rousseau

Henri Rousseau

“Nothing makes me so happy as to observe nature and to paint what I see.” ~Henri Rousseau Henri Rousseau (pronunciation) was born May 21, 1844 in Laval, France. Most of his childhood was spent working for his father, who was a tinsmith, but they were in so much debt...

Frida Kahlo

Frida Kahlo

“I paint my own reality.” ~Frida Kahlo Kahlo's Early Life Frida Kahlo (pronunciation) was born on July 6, 1907, in Coyoacán, Mexico (pronunciation). Her father, Guillermo Kahlo, was a photographer and her mother, Matilde Calderón y González (pronunciation), was a...

Edvard Munch

Edvard Munch

"The colors live a remarkable life of their own after they have been applied to the canvas.” ~Edvard Munch Edvard Munch’s (pronunciation) paintings are characterized by their intense emotions and dark colors. Many of his works deal with themes of death, despair, and...

Andy Warhol

Andy Warhol

“Everything has its beautify, but not everyone sees it.” ~Andy Warhol Andy Warhol (pronunciation) was one of the most famous and influential artists of the 20th century. He is known for his Pop Art, which combined images from popular culture with traditional fine art...

Alphonse Mucha

Alphonse Mucha

"The purpose of my work was never to destroy but always to create, to construct bridges, because we must live in the hope that humankind will draw together and that the better we understand each other the easier this will become." ~ Alphonse Mucha Alphonse Mucha...

Alfred Sisley

Alfred Sisley

“I always start a painting with the sky.” ~Alfred Sisley Alfred Sisley (pronunciation) was born in Paris on October 30, 1839, to British parents. His mother died when he was just a baby, and his father moved the family back to England when Sisley was six years old....

Édouard Manet

Édouard Manet

Want to learn more about famous artists with your kids? Check out this free homeschool artist study on Édouard Manet. He was a French modernist painter and was one of the first 19th-century artists to paint modern life and a pivotal figure in the transition from...

Pablo Picasso

Pablo Picasso

Learn more about the artistic innovator, Pablo Picasso in this free homeschool study of a master artist. “It took me four years to paint like Raphael, but a lifetime to paint like a child.” ~Pablo Picasso Pablo Picasso Early Life Pablo Picasso (pronunciation) was...

Claude Monet

Claude Monet

Learn more about the Father of Impressionism, Claude Monet in this free homeschool artist study of a master artist. “Every day I discover more and more beautiful things. It’s enough to drive one mad. I have such a desire to do everything, my head is...

Georgia O’Keeffe

Georgia O’Keeffe

Learn more about the Mother of America Modernism, Georgia O'Keeffe, in this free homeschool artist study of a master artist. “I found I could say things with color and shapes that I couldn’t say any other way –  things I had no words for.” ~Georgia O’Keeffe...

Vincent van Gogh

Vincent van Gogh

Vincent Van Gogh was a passionate artist who touched the heart of millions. Want to learn more about this amazing artist? Check out our free homeschool artist study biography on Vincent van Gogh. “I am seeking, I am striving, I am in it with all my heart.” ~ Vincent...

Georges Seurat

Georges Seurat

Learn all about Georges Seurat in this free homeschool artist study. Artist Georges Seurat is best known for originating the Pointillist method of painting, using small dot-like strokes of color in works.  "Art is harmony.” ~Georges Seurat...

Henri Matisse

Henri Matisse

Learn more about Henri Matisse in this free master artist study. Henri Matisse was a French artist, known for his use of color and his fluid and original draughtsmanship. “Creativity takes courage.” ~Henri Matisse Henri Matisse (pronunciation) was born on December 31,...

Leonardo da Vinci

Leonardo da Vinci

Want to learn more about Leonardo Da Vinci's art? In this study learn more about this Renaissance man in our free homeschool artist study! “Painting is poetry that is seen rather than felt, and poetry is painting that is felt rather than seen.” ~Leonardo da Vinci...

Rembrandt van Rijn

Rembrandt van Rijn

Free homeschool artist study with Rembrandt van Rijn. Learn more about the life and art of Rembrandt van Rijn in this art appreciation post from Masterpiece Society. “Practice what you know, and it will help to make clear what now you do not know.” ~ Rembrandt van...

Johannes Vermeer

Johannes Vermeer

Homeschool master artist study Johannes Vermeer was a Dutch Baroque Period painter who specialized in domestic interior scenes of middle-class life. Learn more about this master artist in this post. Not a lot is known about Johannes Vermeer (pronunciation) because he...

Paul Cézanne

Paul Cézanne

Want to teach your kids more about famous artists? Like the father of modern art, Paul Cézanne? We can help! Check out more information on Paul Cézanne in this free homeschool artist study!  “A work of art which did not begin in emotion is not art.” ~Paul Cézanne...