|Date Added: March 12, 2017|
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Description: What would St. Patrick's Day be on Dragoart without a lesson on how to draw St. Patrick himself? I thought it would be a cool idea to make a lesson on this concept because after all, the Irish holiday is celebrated for all the acomplishments that St. Patrick did for the Irish. What are those acomplishments? Well, let's see... first, the Irish have been celebrating St. Patrick's Day for thousands of years. This religious day falls on March 17th every year which means days vary from year to year. Who is St. Patrick? He is the Patron Saint of Ireland and despite being an Irish Patron Saint, he was actually born in Britain and was of Roman decent. Believe it or not but, St. Patrick was actually kidnapped by Irish raiders when he was only sixteen years old. He was enslaved by the Irish raiders for six years before escaping. When he returned home he joined a church and then returned back to Ireland as a missionary and brought/taught Christianity to the Irish people in both the Northern and Western parts of Ireland. Anyways, now that you have a brief understanding who St. Patrick is and what he did for Ireland, you can have fun tackling this lesson on drawing the Irish Saint. I will be back with more fun in a bit so stay tuned in.