Art Education in Christian Schools is of Vital Importance

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Children Need Artistic Development Today More Than Ever Every child deserves a chance to learn about the power of art. While seeing beautiful illustrations in a Bible storybook will often spark an interest in creativity, this initial interest must be followed up with classes and formal instruction in the topic. Both home-schooling parents and Christian academy leaders must focus on comprehensive art history. There is no substitute for hands-on experience to give students a full education. Children that study the arts develop essential skills. There is more than enough historical as well as contemporary Christian art to use to learn...

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How Did Akiane Developed Her Unique Talents So Quickly?

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Artist, Poet, Musician Akiane Kramarik Never Ceases to Amaze and Inspire Most artists spend decades developing their skills and their own sense of style that helps them stand out from others. However, others seem to have been born with some kind of amazing artistic vision and talent. Wolfgang Mozart is a great example of this phenomenon. He was already composing his own original works at age five when he was recognized by royalty and elected as the court musician for Salzburg by age 17. Akiane Kramarik is similar to Mozart in many ways, but her talents and abilities manifested themselves...

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The Birth of Art Collecting - Make It Part of Your Life

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Acquiring the Works of The Masters; Then and Now. Modern art collector hunt for the finest specimens in a certain niche to create a collection of art that is well rounded and meaningful. The practice of collecting religious skilled craft pieces has been going on for more than a thousand years. Many of the first art collectors purchased items that reminded them of their personal beliefs, but others preferred the aesthetics of artifacts from older practices. It may be surprising to learn that many of the very first people to collect artwork chose pieces with a Christian theme. Early Art...

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Faith Inspired Art of Dutch Master Rembrandt

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Belief itself can inspire the great creators of fine art. The Dutch Master known as Rembrandt van Rijn died in 1669, but he remains one of the world's most popular painters. Many people can recognize his best Baroque works on sight. However, fewer people know about his deep religious faith and how it affected much of his work. Rembrandt's style is known for utilizing deep shadows and brilliant light to add a sense of dimension to his paintings. His artwork is also full of symbolism drawn from his Protestant background and his admiration for the beauty of Jewish temples, even...

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Today's Christian Art - Some Useful Insights Revealed

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If you're looking for Christian artwork and you want a quality product on your walls, then you need to know what Christian art truly means. The Christian artwork that you choose does not have to be mass-produced, or include Jesus or an angel in order for it to inspire you. The right Christian artwork is one that speaks to you no matter what the imagery. Some of the most inspiring paintings ever made are of outer space and the universe, sandy beaches and tall, majestic mountains. The Christian artwork you buy should have a purpose for you: something that creates...

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