On this page are various art curricula that span all grades.

This page is currently under review.

Drawing Basics with Thomas Kinkade--DVD Curriculum Drawing Basics with Thomas Kinkade--DVD Curriculum
By Thomas Kinkade / Alpha Omega Publications

Sharpen your pencils and get ready to learn from the best! The Painter of Light himself teaches your budding artist the basics of realistic drawing, including line, shape, form, tone, space, and texture. His fun, skill-building exercises will help you learn to observe and re-create the world around you. For ages 8 to 12. Features five lessons on DVD, plus five student workbooks.
Lifepac Electives: Art, Complete Set Lifepac Electives: Art, Complete Set
Alpha Omega Publications

Introduce your 7th-12th grade students to the study of art with Lifepac's guide to the basic principles of artistic creation. A broad scope of topics is studied from principles of color, styles of art and perspective, to portraiture, carving, and cartooning-no previous knowledge required!

Art Adventures At Home : A Curriculum Guide for Home Schools

Art Adventures At Home : A Curriculum Guide for Home Schools is apparently no longer published. Used books may be purchased at places that sell used books. This year (2015), I purchased two of the books in this series to see what they are like. The content is very organized and I foresee, by looking over the content, that one should have no or few problems teaching this class as long as one prepares for the class. By preparing, I mean that-- a day (at least) ahead of time read the lesson and make sure that you have the materials

Art Adventures at Home - Level 1 - 9994024930Art Adventures at Home : A Curriculum Guide for Home Schools, Level 1 amazon
Grades K-2
By Pattye Carlson / At Home Publications

I recently purchased this book to see what it was like.

  • Art Adventures at Home Level 1 is for grades K-2.
  • Objectives are listed on page 9 and each one is paired with a "key".
  • The previously mentioned "key" is used in each lesson plan at the "Big Idea".
  • Each lesson is laid out in full
  • The lessons are divided into three years-- Year A, B, and C.
  • Each "Year" includes 35 lessons, making 105 lessons in the entire book.
  • Lesson planning for this book is already done. Your job will be to schedule the lessons.

Donna Young, September 19, 2015

Art Adventures at Home - Level 2 - 0975414224Art Adventures at Home : A Curriculum Guide for Home Schools, Level 2 amazon
Grades 3-5
By M. Jean Soyke / At Home Publications

I (also) recently purchased this book to see what it was like. Level 2 is laid out in the same way as Level 1, so please read my comments for Level 1.

  • Art Adventures at Home, Level 2 is for grades 3-5.

Donna Young, September 19, 2015

Art Adventures at Home : A Curriculum Guide for Home Schools, Level 3
Grades 6-8
By M. Jean Soyke / At Home Publications

I ordered this book, but the order was canceled by the seller- apparently it was out of stock. I cannot say what this book is like.

Donna Young, September 19, 2015

Barry Stebbing

787771: God & the History of Art Revised God & the History of Art Revised
By Barry Stebbing / How Great Thou Art

Art historian Sister Wendy Beckett once said, "Looking at art is one way of listening to God." As your children journey through this 5-year curriculum, they're sure to hear God's voice along the way. More than 250 lessons blend art history with hands-on instruction in drawing and painting---and feature illustrations by homeschoolers. Includes 35 paint cards. Ages 10 and up. 454 reproducible pages, softcover.
Lamb's Book of Art Pack, Revised
By Barry Stebbing / How Great Thou Art
Includes teacher's book and volume one and two.
This delightful introduction to art for ages 8 to 13 covers color theory, drawing, anatomy, perspective, nature studies, portraits, cartooning, lettering, creative writing, and more in a one year curriculum. Lessons can be done directly in the book, which includes a sketchbook in back of the text.
040541 How Great Thou Art I: An Inspirational Approach to Drawing, Revised
By Barry Stebbing / How Great Thou Art
This conversational drawing-book combines casual text, simple lessons and quotes for the great artists for a fantastic introduction to drawing. Starting with the basics--"Draw lines, young man, draw lines!"--and incrementally growing towards the advanced--copying the masters and creating portait studies--students will learn about the steps it takes in order to become a truly good artist, as well as those who've already achieved such a distinction. Illustrations at each step of the way provide visual examples of the textual instructions. 116 pages, softcover with a blank "Sketchbook" included in the back. Five pen & ink cards are also included. Ages 13 & up. Supplies that are recommended to be purchased separately include: a drawing pencil set, an ultra fine black pen, calligraphy pen, pencil sharpener & a kneaded eraser.
040598 How Great Thou Art II: An Inspirational Approach to Drawing, Revised
By Barry Stebbing / How Great Thou Art

This conversational drawing-book combines casual text, simple lessons, scripture and artist quotations in a fantastic continuation of drawing instruction. Designed to follow How Great Thou Art Volume 1, this book can nevertheless be done as a separate course, as some of the lessons from the first will be reviewed. Starting with basics of ellipses and lines, students will discover how to draw anatomy, nature, still lifes, lettering, automobiles and various other interesting drawing studies. Illustrations at each step of the way provide visual examples of the instructions. 113 pages, softcover with a blank "Sketchbook" included in the back. Ages 13 & up; 85 lessons. Four pen and ink cards are also included.
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