No-Cost Art Appreciation Resources

Interested in  adding art study /art appreciation to your homeschool program?  Try these great resources that can get you started – for free!


Masterstroke –  Six half-hour videos. “Masterstroke is a documentary series investigating some of the most famous and interesting religious art in history. At a time when many couldn’t read, art was used as the basis for an understanding of God. Each program explores the stories behind both the paintings and the artists.”  **SDA Resource from HopeChannel**

Art Through the Year– Nine interactive lessons (video/online/printable handouts).  An art journey with Sharon Jeffus, an art instructor, art education author and homeschool mom.

Garden of Praise – 40+ printable art lessons/activities.   Each lesson includes a biography of the artist,  study and worksheets, a greyscale print of the picture, a variety of puzzles and word search/scrambles and links for further research. Glass Squares

Artist Study: Charlotte Mason Style – Resource page.  This Hubpage features valuable ideas on how to create your own artist study outline/curriculum with lots of inspiration for places to view art in person, incorporating notebooking or lapbooking into your art study and more.  An excellent resource page.