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Free downloads -Art Education Materials: art booklets, posters, lessons and more.  Free downloads - For personal use, classroom use and sharing with friends.

Please leave all copyrights intact on printable materials. Thanks. Almost all Material is in PDF format.

 

Please check out my other website, ExpandingHeart.com for more free downloads:  Art Cards, Original Songs and  Inspirational Booklets for children, teens and adults.

 
 ABCs of Art - BOOKLET  B&W -8.5x11 - The Elements & Principles of Design made simple -8.5x11 Back & White format - Print single pages as needed.
 ABCs of Art - BOOKLET  COLOR -8.5x11 - The Elements & Principles of Design made simple -8.5x11 Color format - Print single pages as needed.
 ABCs of Art - POSTERS  COLOR -11x17 - Elements & Principles of Design pages in poster  format for classroom use. COLOR 11x17 POSTERS below.
 
 Abbreviated Elements of Art   Line  Shape & Form  Balance  Unity
 Abbreviated Principles of Art   More Line  Space  Pattern  Rhythm & Movement
 Poem-Elements of Art  Color: Simple  Space: Draw BIG  Variety  Proportion
 Poem-Pattern  Color: Warm/Cool  Texture  Variety: Detail  
   Color: Advanced  Value  Emphasis   
 
 A Mindful of Art - BOOKLET  Make Art Appreciation fun.  This Art Appreciation Game BOOKLET includes simple easy to use game cards to learn art terms & examine art works from any media. Use the art works you already have available.  Game Cards include Compare & Contrast, Identifying elements, Identifying Principles, Using the 5 Senses, Language & Art (Using artwork as a spring board to create stories), Simple Colors-Shapes-Lines I See Card. Also includes instructions on how to make a simple spinner card.  Print single pages as needed.
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 Clay Creations - BOOKLET  Clay Creations BOOKLET includes clay sculpture lessons & examples on how to work with clay, as well as Teacher Tips, helpful information for working with groups: how to distribute materials, and  organize and store clay work.  Print single pages for clay sculpture lessons as needed.
 
 Collage & Mixed Media  Available BOOKLETS & SLIDE SHOWS below. Print single pages for collage lessons or collage visual aides as needed.
 
 BOOKLET: Matisse  A brief  story about the artist Henri Matisse. Collage was one of his many talents.
 BOOKLET: Divide The Circle  Includes a collage lesson starting with a circle & parts of circles. Inspired by Ed Emberly.
 BOOKLET: Collage with Paper  This BOOKLET includes techniques and lessons on a few types of collage, plus developing good work habits & some R,R,R basics.
 SLIDE SHOW: Matisse  Brief story of Henri Mattise. Power Point Basic-No audio- add your own music
 SLIDE SHOW: Molas  Examples of cloth & paper molas. Power Point Basic-No audio- add your own music
 
 Crafts & Construction  So far a BOOKLET and A few LESSONS
 
 BOOKLETS: MASKS  A Simple Paper Mask Lesson with much, much more, templates, examples and ideas.
 LESSON: Simple Fan  How to make a simple decorative fan using a single sheet of paper.
 LESSON: Fan Fold  Photo sequence of how to fan fold a sheet of paper.
 LESSON: Puzzle  Simple LESSON on how to make your own puzzle using basic materials.
 
 Drawing: How to Series-BOOKLET  I Can't Draw...Until I Practice!  Everyone can learn to draw.  It just takes practice. These Step by Step How to Draw Lessons and Booklets are a good place to start.
 
 BOOKLET:  Animals  Step by step How to Draw Animals and more.
 BOOKLET:  Flowers & Insects Part 1  Step by step How to Draw Flowers & Insects and more.
 BOOKLET:  Flowers & Insects Part 2  Step by step How to Draw Flowers & Insects and more.
 BOOKLET:  Lettering Part 1  Step by step How to Draw Lettering and more.
 BOOKLET:  Lettering Part 2  Step by step How to Draw Lettering and more.
 BOOKLET:  People  Step by step How to Draw People and more.
  Below are a few assorted individual pages with step by step visual instructions How to Draw
 
 LESSON:  Fences & Gates   LESSON:   Cars - from behind  LESSON: Car - Sporty
 LESSON:  Fences & Walls  LESSON:  Cars - compact cars  LESSON:  Trees 1
 LESSON:  Draw with ABCs  LESSON:  Car - Police  LESSON:  Trees 2
 
 Fiber Art  
 
 My Materials & Me - POSTERS  Fun cartoon posters on how to care for art materials & tools. Pay attention to size and whether they are B&W or in COLOR .
 
 Markers-Don't Smash Top-8.5x11 B&W  Brushes -How to Care For-8.5x11 COLOR
 Markers-Don't Smash Top-8.5x11 COLOR  Brushes -How to Care For-11x17 COLOR
 Markers-Don't Smash Top-11x17 B&W  Glue Bottles-How To Care For-8.5x11 COLOR
 Markers-Don't Smash Top-11x17 COLOR  Glue Bottles-How To Care For-11x17 COLOR
 Markers-Variety-How to Use-8.5x11 B&W  Paper-How To Care For-8.5x11 COLOR
 Markers-Variety-How to Use-8.5x11 COLOR  Paper-How To Care For-11x17 COLOR
 Markers-Variety-How to Use-11x17 B&W  
 Markers-Variety-How to Use-11x17 COLOR   
 
 Painting  A few simple lessons, Sumi (Asian) style. Uses only one color paint so good lesson for teaching value.
 
 Sumi-Lines Experimental  Sumi- Landscapes  Sumi- Tree Examples
 
 Landscape Examples-Watercolor    
 
 Printmaking  A few simple lessons
 
 Prints-How Many Can You Identify?  Prints- EXAMPLES-Create Simple Symmetrical Image
 Prints- LESSON-Create Simple Symmetrical Image  Prints-PHOTO REFERENCE-Butterflies
 
Reduce-Reuse-Recycle BOOKLET  This booklet includes some visuals to teach reduce, reuse, recycle & work habits that save and use paper for art.
Reduce-Reuse-Recycle  POSTERS - A few individual cartoon and other posters to teach reduce, reuse, recycle
 
 RRR-Paper Basics No Waste -8.5x11 COLOR  Reuse-Trash to Treasure 1
 RRR-Paper Basics No Waste -11x17 COLOR  Reuse-Trash to Treasure 2
 Recycle Paper-8.5x11 COLOR  Reuse-Trash to Treasure 3
 Recycle Paper-11x17 COLOR  
 
 Sculpture -Wire BOOKLET  This Wire Sculpture BOOKLET, Getting Wired, includes safety tips, basic techniques, many lessons and a few examples.
 Sculpture - BOOKLETS  Basics BOOKLET B&W - This 4 page B&W BOOKLET includes simple, basic sculpture vocabulary and techniques.
   Basics BOOKLET COLOR - This 4 page COLOR BOOKLET includes simple, basic sculpture vocabulary and techniques.
 Sculpture - LESSONS  Below sculpture lesson. Hopefully more soon.
 
 LESSON-Styrofoam Peanut Sculpture  
 
 Terrific, Tactile, Texture  A few ideas on using texture in art work.  A few ideas on using texture in the classroom.
 
 How to Use a Texture Board  Texture Treatment for Paper
 Direct Draw with Texture  Photo of Large Rolling Texture Board

 

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