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Wednesday, December 17, 2008

Nature Study Links

These are my favorite Nature study places posted here for easy reference...

AmblesideOnline's Nature Study schedules and info

Fantastic site in general and home of the Outdoor Hour (helps on how to do nature study):

Awesome for nature journaling:

Coloring pages of birds and insects

E-mail support group (not currently very active)

Full text of Anna Botsford Comstock's Handbook of Nature Study
same book on Google books

For my Texan friends: Outdoor Kids printable journal

If you know of other great links, please post them in the comments!


Monday, December 15, 2008

Artist Study Links

Here is where I'm storing all my links for artist study as recommended at I'll be back here to post just as soon as I find another interesting one :)

So without further ado, here's the first one!

A site where you can print off coloring pages of some of the famous artists at
Affordable Picture Study by Sheila Carroll
Links for getting images of the artists' works to print:
  • AO Prints - All the AO recommended works for the term's artist in one handy pdf file
  • AO_HEO_PictureStudy 8 1/2 x 11- ALL the AO recommended works for all the years, plus extras for the term's artist available in individual pdf files - also has images for timeline figures.
  • AO_HEO_PictureStudy 4 x 6 - Same as above, just different size.
  • AO Art Schedule page with links to the works on different sites, to download to your computer in jpg file, differing sizes.

Online (free) Books with bio information on many artists:

A Child's History of Art, V.M. Hillyer and Lives of the Italian Artists, Giorgio Vasari

Fisher Academy's Artist Study posts:
Artist Study: Caspar David Friedrich
Artist Study: Van Gogh
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