Drawing Ideas

Explore these resources for further inspiration and art ideas.

Learning To Draw

A blog entry that gives a fascinating description of how a child’s drawings change as they age.
http://artful-kids.com/blog/2009/10/27/learning-to-draw/

Jackson Pollock

Go to this website and create your very own Jackson Pollock!
http://www.jacksonpollock.org

Artist’s Toolkit

Interactive activities to help you explain visual elements and principles.
http://www.artsconnected.org/toolkit/index.html

Web Gallery Of Art

Virtual museum containing a huge resource of artworks from the Gothic, Renaissance and Baroque periods.
http://www.wga.hu

Art For The Nation

Washington DC’s National Gallery of Art showcases artists such as Degas and Fauves. Info about an artwork is provided in detail to help you understand the artist’s development.
www.nga.gov/feature/artnation/splash.shtm

Birmingham Museums And Art Gallery

Don’t just target the big names in capital cities – try out some other museums and galleries for useful teacher resources like this one.
www.schoolsliaison.org.uk

TES Art Forums

Join the discussion with other Art teachers on the TES Discussion Board.
http://community.tes.co.uk/forums/4.aspx

Artcyclopedia

A comprehensive, browsable list of artist, their pictures and the art form applied.
www.artcyclopedia.com

Crayola

A fun site, with colouring activities for young children, and serious colour technology for the older ones.
www.crayola.com

Primary Resources

Free lesson plans, activity ideas and resources for primary teachers.
www.primaryresources.co.uk/art/art.htm

National Society For Education In Art And Design (N.S.E.A.D.)

“The National Society for Education in Art and Design is the leading national authority concerned with art, craft and design across all phases of education in the United Kingdom.”
www.nsead.org

BBC

Some useful pages from the BBC’s website
www.bbc.co.uk/arts
www.bbc.co.uk/schools
www.bbc.co.uk/blast/art_design
www.bbc.co.uk/schools/gcsebitesize/art/gallery1

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