From Thursday to Sunday, October 23 – 26, Columbus, Ohio, at a special low price, this course gives you the option of taking it for either college level credit, or continuing education units. Learn the style of the School of St Albans
This A residential class teaching the English gothic style of the School of St Albans will be offered in Columbus, Ohio between October 23rd and 26th. It will start on the Thursday morning and will finish after Mass on Sunday. There will be regular praying of the Liturgy of the Hours and lectures to supplement the practical classes.
For those who wish to take the college level credits there is an additional online element which teaches about Catholic culture and the Catholic traditions in art.
This is suitable for beginners or experienced painters and I am pleased that now students who take it will have the option of obtaining 3 undergraduate college credits or 25 continuing education units accredited by Thomas More College of Liberal Arts, whose accreditation at undergraduate level is nationally recognized. I will be teaching this course and from now on all residential courses that I teach will be done so that those who take them have the option of gaining credits (including, for example, next year’s summer schools).
The painting class is offered in conjunction with an online element that has 12 recorded lectures (produced by Catholic TV in Boston) and written material about Catholic culture and art that has not be published anywhere else. The painting course in October will be supported by talks and instruction on learning to pray with sacred imagery in the context of the liturgy of the hours. I have posted examples of both 13th-century originals in the style we study, and works done by past students in these classes.
The options for those who take this course are:
Audit the class and learn to paint: to take the course without obtaining credit, as has happened before cost is $370
Continuing Education Units: to take the painting course and obtain 25 hours continuing education units cost is $49+$370 = $419
Undergraduate College Credits: to take the course for 3 college level credits the cost is $1,050 + $370 = $1,420. In order to obtain the credits, as well as taking the residential class, students will do the online element which requires a short test after each lecture and appropriate reading, and a written ‘mid-term’ and a (Read More)