Posts Tagged ‘ Arts-Crafts ’

Sketch Swap

At this website, you make an online drawing, submit it and your given someone else’s submission. Sketch Swap —Mary Nix
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Van Gogh’s Letters

Van Gogh’s Letters

This is a searchable web exhibit of Van Gogh’s Letters that are arranged by subject. Van Gogh’s Letters —Mary Nix
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Lego Art

Nathan Sawaya is an artist whose medium is LEGO® bricks. If you visit his website, The Art of The Brick, you might just get lost exploring there like I did. He offers a gallery where you can explore Lego Art. Have fun! –Mary Nix
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Art Movements

Art Movements

Explore the following Art Movements at Bridgeman Art on Demand: * Abstract * Art Deco * Art Nouveau * Avant-garde * Baroque * Classicism * Cubism * Early modern * Expressionism * Fauvism * Futurism * Impressionism * Mannerism * Medieval * Modernism * Modern art * Naïve * Neoclassicism * Photorealism * Pointillism...
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A Homeschool Christmas

Helen Hegener posted Merry Christmas at her editorial blog earlier this week.  Along with her holiday wishes and insightful  observations,  it is loaded with some interesting  Christmas resources that I wanted to share here with you. Helen’s excellent post got me to poking around the blogosphere to find some more holiday posts.  Periwinkles and...
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Arts Curriculum +

Recently sent to our mailbox: We are happy to share with you two wonderful software curriculums: a recently released innovative, creative theater arts curriculum, and a comprehensive real world view of life in the fishing industry curriculum. We respectfully request you pass these flyers on to appropriate parties in either theater arts or an...
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Craft Books

Here are a handful of our favorite craft books we have collected over the years. You should be able to find each of them at your local libary: Ecoart by Laurie Calrson Gifts Kids Can Make by Sheila McGraw Kids Crazy Concoctions by Jill Frankel Hauser The Little Hands Art Book by Judy Press...
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The Fairy Chronicles

Author J.H. Sweet introduces us to the girls of the Fairy Chronicles who are otherwise normal, but are blessed by Mother Nature with special gifts. Each book introduces a new, unique fairy with familar friends returning for adventures to protect the world from all sorts of magical monsters. The books are modern day fairy...
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Wise Gorilla: Free Educational Clip Art and Links

Wise Gorilla From the site owner, Susan Metalis: Free Educational Clip Art: A public domain work is a creative (i.e. painting, music, piece of writing etc.) work that is not protected by copyright and which may be freely used by everyone.  This means that the work belongs to everyone.  It may be copied, altered...
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