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Video Series

Art – Drawing With Rembrandt

Learn to draw with Rembrandt! These videos cover the elements of shape known as OiLS – circles, dots, straight lines, angled lines and curved lines – as well as mirror images, upsidedown images, abstract art, and perspective. If you or your child want to learn to draw, this is a simple, easy-to-follow series. If you are a Classical Conversations tutor or parent, this will help you with the drawing unit.

Art and Drawing (in Classical Conversations Weeks 1-6) 

Recommended books:

Drawing With Children by Mona Brookes

How to Draw: 53 Step-by-Step Drawing Projects

Ed Emberley’s Drawing Book of Animals

Draw and Write Through History (Creation through Jonah, Volume 1)


Making Music With Handel

 Tin Whistle and Music Theory (in Classical Conversations Weeks 7-12)

Learn to play the tin whistle with George Frideric Handel. This is a slow and gentle approach to learning the notes of the tin whistle and basic music theory. If you are a Classical Conversations tutor or parent, this will help you with the tin whistle and music theory unit.


The Artist Detective

Art and Great Artists (in Classical Conversations Weeks 13-18)

Learn about the Great Artists on The Artist Detective! Rembrandt, the host, will introduce one artist while other artists from across time vie for your attention and comment on similarities in their lives or art. This will help you get to know and review the Great Artists, especially if you are in Classical Conversations.

Recommended books:

Discovering Great Artists: Hands-On Art for Children in the Style of the Great Masters


The Composer Detective

Great Composers and Orchestra (in Classical Conversations Weeks 19-24)

Learn about the Great Composers on The Composer Detective! George Frideric Handel, the host, will introduce himself, while other composers from across time vie for your attention and comment on similarities in their lives or music. This will help you get to know and review the Great Composers, especially if you are in Classical Conversations.

Do you want your children to have a music education but you’re not sure where to start?

What if your child could meet a famous composer and ask him about his life and music?

Now your child CAN get to know the world’s great composers with George Frideric Handel as the guide in The Composer Detective!

Recommended resources:

Check out our favorite orchestra and composer resources here.