Brenda Semanick

Favorite Links for
Art Teachers

My Favorite Links for Art Teachers

Okay, get a cup of coffee, a diet coke or a potent potable, sit back and relax ‘cause this is gonna be fun, I promise.If you have a great site that should be added to this list, email me with it. And, pass the word on to others.

The Incredible Art Department
-many lessons to choose from; most are very good.

High School      
http://www.princetonol.com/groups/iad/lessons/high/highlessons.html

Middle School  
http://www.princetonol.com/groups/iad/lessons/middle/middlelessons.html

Elementary
http://www.princetonol.com/groups/iad/lessons/elem/elemlessons.html

Drawing

Drawing basics free tutorials fun and goodhttp://www.art-wow.com/drawing/basicDrawing.cfm

Charcoal and pencil drawings  
http://www.jdhillberry.com/how_to_draw_pg2.htm

Pencil portrait drawing, outstanding  
http://www.jdhillberry.com/how_to_draw_pg2.htm

Portrait tutorial site, free 
http://www.portrait-artist.org/

Elements of Art and Principles of Design

good stuff on elements and foundations with great examples 
http://graphicdesign.about.com/od/color/

art studio chalk board, good stuff  
http://www2.evansville.edu/studiochalkboard/

visual elements and principles  
http://www.artsconnected.org/toolkit/explore.cfm

more elements and principles 
http://www.guidancecom.com/alphabet/

excellent source for elements and principles   http://www.coolschool.k12.or.us/courses/116200/lessons/assignments/1_Elements/index.html
be sure to check out the other lesson links at the top of the page

another good one on elements 
http://www.whytownps.sa.edu.au/visarts/elements.htm

Effecting mood and emotion using design elements 
http://www.warrenkramer.com/design/4/index.shtml

Sensation and perception, interesting stuff 
http://psych.hanover.edu/Krantz/sen_tut.html

good comprehensive site from Sanford 
http://www.sanford-artedventures.com/study/study.html

Abstraction

great lesson on abstraction
http://www.artlex.com/ArtLex/a/abstraction.html

abstract expressionism 
http://www.respree.com/cgi-bin/SoftCart.exe/scstore/learn/abstract.html?E+scstore

Watercolor

watercolor lessons on line free 
http://www.watercolorpainting.com/lessons.htm

world of watercolor free tips and articles 
http://worldofwatercolor.com/

watercolor floral demo-great 
http://artistwc.home.mindspring.com/floraldemo.htm

watercolor lessons free 
http://members.shaw.ca/grant-fuller/

watercolor and complements, excellent 
http://www.watercolor-online.com/Articles/Complements/complements.html

Oil

painting of a rose the way the old masters did it, great 
http://www.artpapa.com/oil-painting-lesson-1/index.html

Color Pencil

color pencil
http://CPchallenge.com/ 

http://www.sanford-artedventures.com/study/study.html

Color

great color theory lesson
http://home.wi.rr.com/clipartngraphics/Artwork/Art8.html

Much color info and fun   
http://www.colormatters.com/entercolormatters.html

Color and mood
http://www.weprintcolor.com/colourmoodtest.htm

The psychology of color  
http://www.infoplease.com/spot/colors1.html

More color psychology  
http://psychology.about.com/blsub_soimg_color.htm

Uh, some more color psych  
http://psychology.about.com/library/bl/blcolor_blue.htm

Color psych from pantone   
http://www.pantone.com/products/products.asp?idArticle=112&idArea=16

The original Luscher Color TEST
http://www.viewzone.com/luscher.html

Color Psych and Web Design
http://www.basictips.com/tips/article_78.shtml

More meaning of color 
http://www.myth.com/color/snake.html

More color and mood 
http://iit.bloomu.edu/vthc/Design/psychology.htm

Even more color    
http://www.colorwize.com/

Different stuff on color 
http://graphicdesign.about.com/od/color/

There are two self-discovery tests here that are uncannily accurate; check out archetype and color mood ananlysishttp://www.colorgenics.com/index.cfm?pc=ultra21&pageview=test

Cool Art Teachers with neat stuff

Bob Kling Indianola H.S.  art teacher/artist
http://www.indianola.k12.ia.us/high/art/index.htm

Ken Schwab   art teacher and artist 
http://www.room3art.com/ 

Noreen Strehlow: this woman has a fabulous site but you really have to navigate wisely. Full of great stuff!!!! I have tried to email her but the link does not work.
http://home.wi.rr.com/clipartngraphics/ArtEdTech/ArtEd.html

an interesting site by a guy who claims to be the best art teacher in the universe
http://www.talentteacher.com/

Other Stuff

Eyes on Art    
http://www.kn.pacbell.com/wired/art2/

photoshop tutorials  
http://www.good-tutorials.com/

web sites of interest for art teachers 
http://www.mpsaz.org/arts/art_links/web_links.htm

art ed links, good, annotated 
http://members.shaw.ca/grant-fuller/

lots’o links, updated frequently 
http://www.princetonol.com/groups/iad/links/artgames.html

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