History of Art

Teacher Name: Riki Yarbrough
Teacher Email: rikyarb@yahoo.com
Tuition: $200.00 per year, payable in monthly installments of $25.00
Discount for Semester Payment:no
Supply/Materials Fee (due at registration): $35.00
Deposit (due at registration): $25.00
Grades: 7th-12th
Minimum Class Size:8
Maximum Class Size:20
Midterm Enrollment: yes!
Class Time: 5th hour
Prerequisite: None
Estimated homework hours: little to none

Required Materials or Books:
Drawing/sketch pad (at least 8.5″ by 11″)- Bring everyday
Pencils and erasers (pink pearl or art gum)- Bring everyday
1 fine tipped and regular tipped Sharpie marker
1 set of pan watercolors (artist quality v. craft quality- Michael’s has a nice set for $5 that has lots of colors, but good quality paint)
1 set of oil pastels
All of these supplies can be purchased at Hobby Lobby or Michaels and are reasonably priced, especially if you use coupons from their websites. (This list has been changed a little from the previous list on the website.) Materials do not need to be purchased prior to attending class and do not need to be new. The sketchbook needs at least 30 pages.

Class Description:
This class will journey through the ages as we learn about the different periods of art as well as the influential artists that shaped what our world has become today. The goal of this class is to both learn about the history of art as well as create works in similar styles as the masters. From Ancient Art to Renaissance to Realism to Impressionism to Cubism to Installation Art, we will cover the major periods. This class will be a combination of interesting historical information as well as fun artistic application. Come journey with us as we discover the History of Art!

About Riki Yarbrough

Riki Yarbrough studied art and mathematics at the University of Mary Hardin-Baylor and has taught both subjects in the public schools and private lessons. Both areas of study complemented each other well in graphic design, which she free-lanced for 20 years. Though she has explored various media over the years, she is currently working as a mixed media artist. In addition to her creative work, she teaches women’s Bible classes, and enjoys all things outdoors. She is blessed to have the opportunity to share with students an appreciation of art and to challenge their creative growth.