Vocabulary words for art students


A Life Time of Color (Tutorial/Activities): One Point Perspective: Basic Introduction/Review of One Point Perspective with good illustrations and simple language.
http://www.alifetimeofcolor.com/main.taf?p=2,1,1,8
Two Point Perspective: Basic Introduction/Review of Two Point Perspective with good illustrations and simple language.
http://www.alifetimeofcolor.com/main.taf?p=2,1,1,15
Marker and Tracing Paper Activity: Simple activity where students draw on tracing paper, color with markers and then smudge with tissue paper. Intriguing results.
http://www.alifetimeofcolor.com/main.taf?p=2,1,1,14
Thumbnail Sketches: Introduction to why and how to use thumbnail sketches.
http://www.alifetimeofcolor.com/main.taf?p=2,1,1,13
3-D Forms: Basic geometric shape construction, good 3-D project starter activity.
http://www.alifetimeofcolor.com/main.taf?p=2,1,1,1
Facial Proportions: Over simplified directions for the creation of a face, good for beginner looking for guidelines.
http://www.alifetimeofcolor.com/main.taf?p=2,1,1,5
Contour Line Drawing: Describes basic contour line drawing information with examples of is and is not drawings.
http://www.alifetimeofcolor.com/main.taf?p=2,1,1,3
Blind Contour Line Drawing: Describes the reasons for blind contour and how to set up blind contour drawings.
http://www.alifetimeofcolor.com/main.taf?p=2,1,1,2
Shades and Tints with Colored Pencils: Good images of mixing tints and shades with colored pencils.
http://www.alifetimeofcolor.com/main.taf?p=2,1,1,12
Art is Fun: An index of drawing and painting lessons on subject, style, and media.
http://www.art-is-fun.com/painting-lessons.html
Artshow: An index of drawing resources and related links.
http://www.artshow.com/resources/drawing.html
Art Studio Chalkboard: Perspective, Shading & Composition Tutorials and Information
http://studiochalkboard.evansville.edu/draw.html
Drawing Development in Children: A Brief overview of Victor Lowenfeld and Betty Edwards
http://www.learningdesign.com/Portfolio/DrawDev/kiddrawing.html
Drawing in One Point Perspective: Very Simple Interactive Exercise with One Point Perspective:
http://www.olejarz.com/arted/perspective/index.html
Drawspace.com: Drawing Lessons on line divided by skill level. Also, vocabulary guides and terms.
http://www.drawspace.com/
eHow: How to Make Invisible Ink: Use Lemon Juice and a Hair Dryer to embed secrets in your art
http://www.ehow.com/how_5028360_make-invisible-ink-kids.html
How to Make Invisible Ink: Two methods (Method 1- Steps 1-4 & Method 2- Steps 5-8) for embedding secrets in your art:
http://www.ehow.com/how_5500458_make-invisible-ink-kids.html
How to Use Prismacolor Pencils: Basic How to for the use and blending of colored pencils.
http://www.ehow.com/how_4854851_use-prismacolor-pencils.html
EOL: German (Translated) Beginner Drawing Online Tutorial: Step by Step Webquest to learn the basics of drawing realistically.
http://gemutlichkeit.org/
Learn to Draw and Paint: Charcoal and Crayon: How to use charcoal and crayons to draw- each discussed separately.
http://www.learn-to-draw-and-paint.com/charcoal-crayon.html
Pastels: How to use chalk pastels- Author calls them Pastel paintings although they are really drawings.
http://www.learn-to-draw-and-paint.com/pastel-painting.html
Marvin Bartel's Portrait & Figure Drawing: Introduces figure and portraiture with helpful teaching tips and activities.
http://www.bartelart.com/arted/figure&portrait.html
Mike Sibley- Fine Arts: Answer and Fact-Finder: See the answer and Fact Finder section at bottom of the introduction for techniques, terms, tools guides, etc.
http://www.sibleyfineart.com/tipsndx.htm
Negative Drawing: Tutorial for using negative space to design a drawing, shifting focus off of object.
http://www.sibleyfineart.com/tutorial--draw-grass.htm
How To Draw an Ellipse: Introductory piece with references to perspective on how to draw an ellipse.
http://www.sibleyfineart.com/tutorial--draw-ellipses.htm
Stanislav Prokopenko: Tutorials Blog postings from Prokopenko about drawing various features of the human body. Eyes
http://www.stanprokopenko.com/blog/2009/05/draw-eyes/
Ears
http://www.stanprokopenko.com/blog/2009/07/draw-ears/
Hair
http://www.stanprokopenko.com/blog/2010/03/draw-hair/
Head Multiple Angles
http://www.stanprokopenko.com/blog/2009/05/draw-head-any-angle/
Lips
http://www.stanprokopenko.com/blog/2009/07/draw-lips/
Nose
http://www.stanprokopenko.com/blog/2009/06/draw-nose/
The Studio: Webquest designed by three students in Alberta, Canada, Maryland, US, and Singapore, China about the basics of realistically drawing the face and figure.
http://library.thinkquest.org/C005470F/technique/index.html