Online Art Lessons – ArtAchieve Review

Art is a fun extra for our homeschool. We love adding in a fun project for our week and Sunshine has loved art especially drawing for a while now. So I was excited to have the opportunity to try the Entire Level I homeschool art program from ArtAchieve.

Art Lessons for Children ArtAchieve Review
Art Lessons for Children ArtAchieve Review
ArtAchieve is a online art program that makes learning to draw and paint easily accessible and fun. The online lessons are broken down into five levels, each level contains multiple video lessons and hands on enrichment. We were given a one-year license for the Entire Level I bundle for our review. This includes eleven video lessons and projects all focused on different cultures and countries.

The bundle was convenient with all the lessons on our account screen, it was easy to download the printed materials and be ready to go for the day’s project.

ArtAchieve Review - Modern Momma Musings

You can also purchase each lesson separately if that worked better for you, but you do save a few dollars by getting the bundle.

Each lesson has a powerpoint and video lesson (these are the same lesson, just different format options). We used the video because Sunshine got more out of it than the slideshow. But you have a choice which is nice. The lessons also include a warm-up activity (pdf) and a printout of the drawing they will be doing (pdf). They are all listed under the purchased lesson in your account page and were easy to find and download as needed.

ArtAchieve Review - Modern Momma Musings

We began our lessons with the first few (which are free to try) just to start at the beginning. Sunshine jumped right in with the lessons and had fun working on the drawings.

ArtAchieve Review - Modern Momma Musings

Then we got into the bundle and these were a lot of fun for her. She enjoyed watching the video and working alongside the instructor. We did a lot of pause and draw, so it worked best for us to use her tablet rather than the computer to watch it, as there is more space to do the artwork on our kitchen island than at the computer desk. This made it easy for her to pause the video by a tap on the screen rather than with the mouse at the computer. This was not a necessary thing, but something that worked best for us. You may find it much easier watching on your computer. But make sure you have room to do the artwork in the same area, as you will want to work along with the instructor.

ArtAchieve Review - Modern Momma Musings

Sunshine enjoyed working on the projects, they were not her usual drawings of horses and animals, so they pushed her a bit more. It was fun for her to work along with the instructor, but I did notice she tended to do exactly what the instructor did instead of letting herself use her imagination. This was one thing I am sure will grow as she works more on her skills.

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She isn’t begging to do them every week, but she does enjoy them when I suggest we do one again. She is learning quite a bit about drawing step by step and color use, which has been fun for her.

You can get started today with ArtAchieve or read more about their program from our great Schoolhouse Review Crew.

Art Lessons for Children ArtAchieve Review
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