Arts: Visual Art

Resources

ArtEdventures
Information on creating art, studying art, teaching art and play art games such as the Art of Crime Detection, from Sanford.
@rt junction
Art Junction is designed to provide a safe and structured virtual environment within which teachers and students can pursue artistic and educational goals. The site is an outreach project of the Art Education Program of the University of Florida.
Art Studio Chalkboard
Demonstrations of technical fundamentals of perspective, shading, color and painting are explained with step-by-step instructions.
ARTS (Arts Recognition and Talent Search) Competition
Arts recognition and talent search, a program of the National Foundation for Advancement in the Arts.
ArtsEdNet
The Getty's Art Education web site with links to lesson plans, curriculum ideas, image galleries and exhibitions. A chat section is included in the site for educators to exchange ideas.
Beacon Learning Center
Beacon Learning Center provided standards based lesson plans. Lesson plans can be located based on specific SSS Benchmarks taught.BLC also provided web space for teachers.
Crayola
A database of art lesson plans organized by type of media, theme, grade, and curriculum area. The site also includes student activities, inspiring ideas, card creator and more.
Leonardo da Vinci
Information on Leonardo with sections on Leonardo @ the Museum, Exploring Leonardo, Renaissance Man, and Multimedia Zone. The site includes information on linear perspective, aerial perspective, right to left writing and more.
Thinkfinity
A search tool for lesson plans and resources related to the arts and interdisciplinary lessons.
Public Broadcasting Service
This PBS web site has links to Arts related links which can be used in association with programs on the PBS stations. Also, there are sections for students to color pages, learn about architecture and engineering.
Smithsonian Institute - History and Culture
Resources from the Smithsonian Institute on the history and cultural of our country with links to: Archaeology and Ancient Cultures, Economics, Media, Politics and Law, Religion and much more.
Symmetry and Pattern - The Art of Oriental Carpets
Oriental Carpets have long been appreciated for their beauty. That beauty is achieved through the choice of colors and designs, as well as by the manipulation of designs and colors to form pleasing patterns.
ThinkQuest - Arts and Entertainment
The library contains unique educational web sites that have been created by students through ThinkQuest competitions and programs. Built by kids for kids to promote the internet style of learning.
Vincent Van Gogh
In Search of Vincent Van Gogh is a web quest where students form teams and complete the assignment as an Investigative Reporter, Art Critic and Suicide Prevention Expert.
WetCanvas
WetCanvas!, an online community for visual artists! For some features you have to login with a free account. View interviews and examples of work by artist or information from one of the many art communities.