LTS is founded in the disciplines of creativity, observation, construction and reflection, nurturing visual literacy and each student’s confidence in his or her own unique expression. Each lesson is carefully crafted to support the education standards using a cross-curricular foundation. With an emphasis on experiential learning, the students reap the rewards of creativity and concentrated endeavor. These learning techniques benefit the student beyond the art class and enhance their capacity to learn.
The lessons are sequential, beginning with a brief PowerPoint presentation about the life and work of these artists, followed by a round table discussion. Students then apply themselves to their own art projects and gain respect for themselves and others. Art anchors them to a greater caring for their community and to a greater tolerance of cultural diversity. To see a sample "Menu of Lessons," click here.
Our standard 8-week in-the-classroom residency is $450 (including instructor and supplies).
Programs are supported in a variety of ways, including school and PTA funds, grants, or personal donations from an individual or group of parents/grandparents.
Our program is taught by professional artists who have extensive educational experience. We feel that this criterion helps to guide the student with a deeper understanding of the art making process.
For more information, or to arrange a residency in your neighborhood, call 805.653.2501 or email Education@FocusontheMasters.com.