Art

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Homeschool Art Curriculum

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

Artdeck

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. 303-467-0504 www.artisticpursuits.com

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. www.cornerstonecurriculum.com

Draw Squad

by Mark Kistler

Draw Today

by Walter Foster Book and video course. www.artskills.com

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. 800-210-1220 www.newmasters.com

How Great Thou ART Publications

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

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. www.millerpadsandpaper.com

Visual Manna Art

Grades 1-12 art curriculum designed especially for homeschoolers. www.visualmanna.com