Guide to Building Visual Arts Lessons, the J. Paul Getty
This comprehensive Web site includes definitions and examples of art elements, as well as a grade-by-grade guide to creating lessons for the classroom. It also includes several CA-standards aligned lesson plans for each grade level that focus on the elements of art.
A to Z Teacher Stuff
List of elementary school science lesson plans on the subject of shadows and light.
Art Basics, San Diego State University
The seven formal elements of art are described on this Web site.
ArtLex Art Dictionary: for Artists, Collectors, Students and Educators
Definitions for 3600 terms used in discussing art and visual culture with thousands of notes, cross references, pronunciations and quotations. Valuable and easy to use.
ArtLex Art Dictionary
Definition of installation art with many examples.
Center for Contemporary Printmaking
This Web site has a glossary of printmaking terms.
Foundations in Art, University of Delaware
An introduction to the elements of art that includes images of artwork and concise explanations.
Learning to Look at Art
Learn about the elements of art by looking at famous pieces of artwork. This Web site provides background information on the piece of artwork and descriptions of how each piece is an example of an art element (line, color, texture, shape, form, space, and value.) It also includes interactive and printable activities for students.
This Web site provides information about the history of printmaking, techniques, and basic terminology.
Recycled Art and Toy Bazaar
This Web site has images of toys created out of recycled materials from Africa, Asia, and the Americas.
List of elementary school science lesson plans.
Extension of drawing self-portraits: pillow portraits, memory boxes, about me PowerPoint projects and more.
Vue: A Solution to Education’s Challenges
Visual Understanding in Education (VUE) conducts educational research focused on aesthetic and cognitive development that results from interaction with art. Based on its findings, VUE develops programs for schools and museums, principally Visual Thinking Strategies (VTS).
WannaLearn: Education Beyond Schooling
Links to eight free instructional sites about using pastels.
Comprehensive definition of installation art.