Caroline’s favorite learning topic is art. Her second favorite topic is art. And so on. She’s my creative, imaginative girl. When I had the opportunity to check out Sparketh which offers online art classes for beginners, I thought this would be a good opportunity for her to explore!
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Online Art Classes for Beginners
Sparketh offers online art classes for beginners. Depending on the skill level and interest level of the student, Sparketh would seem especially well suited for later middle school and early high school. Highly-motivated younger children with an interest in art could also use it. Caroline is ten and she did fine with it, but she is advanced for her age in this area.
The first course Caroline tried was Drawing a Cartoon Panda.
After that she tried the Colored Pencil Praying Mantis Course.
There are literally dozens of classes available on Sparketh. The content includes topics such as perspective, proportions, painting, drawing, etc. I believe there is plenty there to encompass an entire year of “art class” for a homeschooled student. It can easily be self-directed for a student which makes it great for the mom who would like to get a little of the direct instruction off her plate.
The course content is very good. The techniques are covered in-depth so even a novice will be able to follow along and learn during the process. The one complaint Caroline had about the videos was that sometimes the sound quality made it challenging to hear what the instructor was saying.