Adapted from The Virginia Homeschool Manual. Compiled by Vicki Bentley, Susan Brooks, Janice Campbell, and Rachel Ramey. Most of the subject-specific resources can be ordered from the major curriculum suppliers listed under “Homeschool Material Sources,” but publisher websites are indicated where appropriate. Publisher websites often offer additional product information, articles, links to other sites, and free e-newsletters.

The Annotated Mona Lisa: A Crash Course in Art History from Prehistoric to Post-Modern by Carol Strickland and John Boswell

Well-done book on art history—not from a Christian perspective.


Art with a Purpose

Share-a-Care Publications

240 Mohns Hill Rd.

Reinholds, PA 17569



An Aristoplay game available as a game or just as a deck of art reproduction cards.


Artistic Pursuits, Inc.

Incorporates art history with art lessons. Grades 4-12.



Adventures in Art

This curriculum by David Quine has 51 museum reproductions with comprehensive study guides. It helps students visualize significant changes in art throughout history then relate those changes to culture. Ages 6-adult.


Draw Squad by Mark Kistler


Draw Today by Walter Foster

Book and video course.


Drawing Textbook by Bruce McIntyre

A simple, inexpensive book that teaches drawing in perspective.


Drawing with Children: A Creative Method for Adult Beginners Too

Drawing for Older Children and Teens: A Creative Method That Works for Adult Beginners, Too by Mona Brookes


Gordon School of Art

Video home-study correspondence course in fine art. Free brochure.



How Great Thou ART Publications

Teaches fundamentals of drawing, color theory, and painting.  Also available: God & the History of Art.


Isms: Understanding Art

A concise guide to the historical art movements. This book provides a good overview of art history.


Miller Pads and Paper

Art supplies and paper.


Visual Manna Art

Grades 1-12 art curriculum designed especially for homeschoolers.