Art and design websites

BBC Schools has revision activities for art and design: http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/gcsebitesize/art/

Powerpoint presentations for all subjects: http://www.pppst.com/

Arts teaching materials: http://www.learner.org/

This website allows you to make your own cartoon strips: http://bitstrips.com

This website allows you to make your own animaed movies: http://www.zimmertwins.com/

Wordle is a toy for generating “word clouds” from text that you provide: http://www.wordle.net

This FREE tool allows educators to create a lesson, worksheet, or class page and immediately publish it online. Teachers can also set up classes and assign projects to students: http://poster.4teachers.org/

Games and activites for art: http://kids.tate.org.uk/

Interactive activities for art at museums and galleries: http://www.show.me.uk/

Visit the Museum of Modern Art and do a virtual tour of art collections in major museums: http://www.moma.org/

Visit London's National Gallery and find out about art, artisits and works of art: http://www.nationalgallery.org.uk/

Visit London's National Portrait Gallery and learn more about artists and paintings: http://www.npg.org.uk/

Revision website for A level art: http://www.s-cool.co.uk/a-level/art

Using dictogloss with the painting "The Lady of Shallott": http://lessonstream.org/2011/09/04/the-lady-of-shalott/

MIT Opencourseware, introductory course on art: http://ocw.mit.edu/high-school/introductory-mit-courses/media-music-and-the-arts/

Children's University of Manchester has Art and Design mateirals: http://www.childrensuniversity.manchester.ac.uk/

Website that has short films on the meaning, use and symbolism of colours: http://www.mariaclaudiacortes.com/

Great website for learners to use: http://www.brainpop.co.uk/

BBC website on Art and Design: http://www.bbc.co.uk/education/subjects/z6nv9j6

Draw it Live is a free application that allows you to work together with other people to draw in real time. You simply create a whiteboard and shar eits URL to allow other people to join in: http://www.drawitlive.com/

Video extracts with lesson plans for Art and Design: http://lessonstream.org/topic/art-design/

Links to art book and online resources and materials: http://www.usborne.com/quicklinks/eng/catalogue/catalogue.aspx?cat=1&loc=uk&s=1

An online visual art encyclopedia: http://www.wikiart.org/

English-online has articles on art and architecture which have been rewritten to make them easier to understand for learners of English: http://www.english-online.at/art-architecture/art-architecture-index.htm

Watch 15 minute Art History lectures here: https://www.khanacademy.org/

Open Yale Courses: http://oyc.yale.edu/

Free educational videos for learning about the visual arts: http://watchknowlearn.org/Category.aspx?CategoryID=297

Materials for Key Stage 3 learners (11-14 years old) studying Art and Design: http://www.twinkl.co.uk/resources/keystage3-ks3/keystage3-ks3-art-and-design

Documentary about Candadian artist Maud Lewis: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xIr8PAO0RSA&feature=youtu.be

Film about Maud Lewis - Canadian folk artist: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7zljor49OTU&feature=youtu.be

Short introductions to world religions as part of a study of art history: https://www.khanacademy.org/humanities/ap-art-history/cultures-religions-ap-arthistory



Youtube extracts

Women in art morph: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nUDIoN-_Hxs

Men in art: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a3bQCe1h1wU

Vincent (Starry starry night) Don McLean: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dipFMJckZOM

The founders of the Pre-Raphaelite movement: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AoOShd3oahQ&feature=related

Picasso's Guernica in 3D: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eKVCov-XFXw

Rembrandt self-portaits morphing: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V_H71aiz290

Van Gogh self-portraits morphing: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O5tKG39G6Qk

Frida Kahlo self-portrairs morphing: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IJYAg36n19I

3D animation of the Sistine Chapel: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=or-UvMR7AOg

Excellent BBC Documentary series called "The Power of Art" - here is an example of the programmes: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lDshJNiGXKM

Vermeer - Master of Light (documentary): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DEior-0inxU

Paintings of and by Frida Khalo with Chavela Vargas singing: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9KvtdCOIdWA

Frida Kahlo cuts her hair from the film "Frida": https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HadRbtEI7KU

Fantastic documentaries on the history of colours and what they mean and how they are used in art, called "A History of Art in Three Colours":

this one is blue: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h83jaUTBlX0

and this one is white: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R2LP9wS9LnQ

and this one is gold: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=osxAuMAGzBQ

Two minute introduction to a masterpiece - The Raft of the Medusa: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ry8Sb_3_cuI&feature=youtu.be

Artistic ex-couple gaze into each other's eyes after a 30 year separation: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OS0Tg0IjCp4

Crash Course in Art History has clear and informative videos: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HYVs8bb1ux0&list=PLk2uJoltXfDFANS9Q_U-mozdyrdBkj9Li

Goodbye-Art Academy - a whole series of videos on artistic movements - here is Impressionsism: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kuOonogw-TM&feature=youtu.be

Goodbye-Art Academy - Cubism: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DSZMlfm1Ln0

Goodbye-Art Academy - Fauvism: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Wp0Y8Cgbg1o

Goodbye-Art Academy - Renaissance: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xf2G2Il8crw

Goodbye-Art Academy - Neoclassicism: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aR86ja-RcSA

Goodbye-Art Academy - Baroque: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CUOMENNS0EI

Goodbye-Art Academy - Romaticism: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=agK-qvtb6Mc

Goodbye-Art Academy - Post-Impressionism: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eV_ZntDBlW4

Goodbye-Art Academy - Mannerism: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t6TvfyL9vHc

Goodbye-Art Academy - Gothic Art: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lSAEeu4hr0c

Goodbye-Art Acadmey - Medieval Art: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v4zQnNLRW3w

Goodbye-Art Academy - Roman Art: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RM2D7iJHWXQ

Goodbye-Art Academy - Early Christian Art: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Odtoyhc6tEM

Goodbye-Art Academy - Celtic Art: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A-T5cdjvPmk

Goodbye-Art Academy - Greek Art: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gtKgfS1QwLk

Goodbye-Art Academy - Egyptian Art: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ibp_i7bekQU

Goodbye-Art Academy - Mespotamian Art: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J1GF_8l97xU

Goodbye-Art Academy - Stone Age Art: Stone Age Art: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NdlQxISNpwY

Goodbye-Art Academy - Art Nouveau: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P4luPnObQYo&list=PLzIVkK-TcXUEwQwxDPlKxFj-ZRnBQR0f_&index=36

Goodbye-Art Academy also has a whole series of videos which define ARTISTIC TERMS, for example, Vantage Point: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DXTYRQWZmyo&index=65&list=PLzIVkK-TcXUEwQwxDPlKxFj-ZRnBQR0f_

Goodbye-Art Academy also has a series of videos about faous ARTISTS, for example, Edvard Munch: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1w1FDNlztHU&list=PLzIVkK-TcXUEwQwxDPlKxFj-ZRnBQR0f_&index=38

Goodbye-Art Academy also has a series of videos about artistic STYLES, for example, Bauhaus: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GxEniMcdCS8&list=PLzIVkK-TcXUEwQwxDPlKxFj-ZRnBQR0f_&index=49

The difference between "Watercolour and Gouache": https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Jn9q_gZ-rro&sns=em

Beautiful and moving German film about Paula Becker-Modersohn, available with English subtitles: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dS5AsVS8k60&feature=youtu.be

Excellent BBC version of Van Gough played by Benedict Cumberpatch: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LZxHiZZlW4w&list=PLaXEXP0hx5F6ztEcZBEMN0W5-enctffei



Art humour

Mr Bean in the Art class: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ghIoTW10qwc

Mr Bean in the Museum: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hrepmPAmEWY

Monty Python sketch: The Pope, Michelangelo and The Last Supper: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w1IJiAXjj7k



Art songs

Primary colours: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yu44JRTIxSQ&list=PLTBiucDkigk54DYhCOekiZBDJr93k_bpr&index=6

Vincent: paitningy by Vincent Van Gough: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dipFMJckZOM




Online Art Dictionaries

Art Dictionary: http://www.artlex.com/

Fine Art Dictionary: http://www.stars21.com/arts/art_dictionary.html

Gallery Art Dictionary: http://www.gallerydirectart.com/art-dictionary.html

For excellent, clear, succinct and clearly illustrated definitions of art terms, visit the Goodbye-Art Academy series - for example:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IP0YsdhruNY&index=209&list=PLzIVkK-TcXUEwQwxDPlKxFj-ZRnBQR0f_




Films about Artisits

Maudie (2017, Sally Hawkins Ethan Hawke) - Film trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2AoPasWzXwo

Woman in Gold (2015, Helen Mirren) - Film trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9bx3KTGBEaI

Mr Turner (2014, Timothy spall) - Film trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7GKlo2xWvuI

Camille Claudel 1915 (2013, Juliette Binoche) - Film trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OxsJFBXNywo

Van Gogh (2012, Michel Bouquet) - Film trailer:

Goya's Ghosts (2006, Javier Bardem) - Film trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9F8MDsrXNek

Klimt (2006, John Malkovich) - Film trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RhUkYUbU0Xk

Modigliani (2004, Andy Garcia) - Film trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GCN-p5_HT_M

Frida (2002, Salma Hayek) - Film trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-CTM7FcY1LE

Pollock (Ed Harris, 2000) - Film trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z0xiovbDML0

Surviving Picasso (1996, Anthony Hopkins) - Film trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DL1-FNcQZW8

Camille Claudel (1988, Gérard Depardieu) - Film trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TCkCl3E_5I8

Lust for Life (1956, Kirk Douglas) - Film trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WUHL0h_kQ6s


Books

"English through Art" (The Resourceful Teacher Series) ISBN: 9783852722887



Publisher websites

Nelson Thornes http://www.nelsonthornes.com/aqagcse/


If you come across any other useful websites that you think could be added here, just email me at grahamworkman@aol.com