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Discover the beauty and richness of the Latin language and Roman culture while developing drawing and painting skills.
Let this art class enhance your Latin studies.

1 hour and 15 minute class
Meets weekly for 14 weeks per semester

Tuesdays at 12:30pm EST

Thursdays at 12:30pm EST

Fall semester:

Start: week of August 19

Fall break: week of Oct 7 and Nov 25

Last week of class: week of Dec 2


Spring Semester 

Start: Week of Jan 6

Spring Break week of Feb 17

Last week of class: week of April 14

Early Bird Prices:

$300 per semester*

$560 for the full year*

Pay for the full year and save!

*These prices include the registration fee.

Registration fee is non-refundable.

*Prices good until July 15.

(Prices increase by $20 after July 15.)

Click the graphic to watch a sample class:

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Acrylic Painting

Drawing and shading



Mosaic making

Art Skills


Latin Grammar

The Greek and Roman Culture

Christianity at the time of the Romans


Spend about 15 minutes hearing a little bit about Latin grammar from Henle Latin following the Classical Conversation's Challenge A schedule. Students can use this time as a preview of Latin they will be getting to or as a review of Latin they have had before. (Students do not need to be enrolled in Classical Conversations to participate in this class.) This can be used as a class to prepare a student for Latin, or to shore up the basics for a student who is a little further along in Latin. This portion will solidify the grammar concepts that are foundational.

Art projects will be inspired by Greek and Roman culture, so students might design a mosaic or replicate a fresco. They will use acrylic paints to recreate frescos. They will use Sculpy clay to build a coil bowl, fashion decorations on it, bake it, and paint it. They will discuss the life of Christians during Roman rule and study the frescoes they painted in the catacombs below Rome, then create their own Bible-inspired paintings. this is a real art class. Students will be practicing drawing and painting techniques and looking at photos of actual Greek and Roman art for references.

Jennifer Whitaker will be leading this class. She's been through Challenge with several kids already and has developed a love a Latin, and discovered she and her son are really enjoying their Latin time together. Moms might want to sit in on the first 15 minutes and see how Jennifer handles Latin! 


Supplies Needed:

Art Journal (at least 8.5 x 11 inches) Mixed Media, hard bound

Drawing pencils in a set of 5 or more hardnesses

Blending tools


Assorted brushes including a 1 inch flat brush and a round brush

Acrylic Paint: Black, white, magenta, yellow, blue

water color paints

Watercolor Pencils

Markers (Crayola is good)

Colored paper-construction paper or scrapbooking paper


Black pen like a Sharpie: one thick and one thin

poster board to protect the table

Jar for rinse water

Paper towel or rag for wiping brushes

Glue Sticks

Polymer Clay in white 


Minimum students needed for this class: 6.

If the class doesn't reach 6, it is up to the teacher to offer you a refund or go ahead with a smaller class. If you are interested in this class, please consider sharing the info with your homeschool groups and friends to fill the class.

If the times listed don't work with your schedule, please email and let her know. If we get 6 students, we may be able to open another session.


Questions? Contact Jennifer Whitaker at:

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