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The Homeschool Diner's Guide to
Homeschooling by Subject

Helpful and Instructional Art Books

by Julie Shepherd knapp, copyright 2006

Resources for those homeschooling art.

Storybook Art: Hands-On Art for Children in the Styles of 100
Favorite Picture Book Illustrators and Preschool Art It's the
Process, Not the Product and many others by MaryAnn F. Kohl - great
project ideas that emphasize the experience of creating and enjoying the
medium.. not copywork or trying to make a picture that others will "like"

The Art of Teaching Art to Children in School and at Home by
Nancy Beal, a book that teaches parents how to teach art,  includes
project ideas (but not specific lesson plans)

(The New) Drawing on the Right Side of the Brain by Betty Edwards
learn to draw by using the "right" part of your brain, a classic now
updated to include modern brain research data

Illustrating Nature: Right-Brain Art in a left-Brain World by Irene
Brady, learn to draw from nature, great help for nature journaling

More How To Draw Manga Volume 1: The Basics Of Character
Drawing (Manga Technique) by Go Office -- a great book for those
just starting out with drawing Manga, includes how to draw different eyes,
different hair styles, etc (and does not include revealing/inappropriate for
youngsters clothing styles or poses)

Creating 3-D Animation: the Aardman book of filmmaking by Peter
Lord and Brian Sibley -- expert advice by one of the world's leading
animation studios, Aardman (Wallace and Grommett), includes a history
of Aardman and step-by-step guide to making your own animation film
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