Web Links:

Drawing:

Blogs that inspire:
Jane LaFazio
http://www.janeville.blogspot.com/
Roz Stendahl
http://rozwoundup.typepad.com/
Koosje Koene
http://koosjekoene.blogspot.com/
Danny Gregory
http://www.dannygregory.com/

11 tips to be aware of when doing observational drawings
http://www.studentartguide.com/articles/realistic-observational-drawings

Draw something and share it! Simple!!
http://draw.to/new

Negative space as imagined by artists thinking outside of the "box"
http://www.behance.net/gallery/The-Art-of-Negative-Space/1316541

A lovely series on the art of drawing from the New York Times
http://opinionator.blogs.nytimes.com/2010/09/30/hatching-the-pot/?hp

Bored no more!! Try these doodle ideas and see how much fun drawing is!!
http://curkovicartunits.pbworks.com/Doodle-Lab-Club-Activity

What do you want to know more about drawing? The answers are here!!
http://www.drawspace.com/

A real master can teach us so much.
http://www.mcescher.com/

Try one of these drawing tutorials to see your skills rapidly improve
http://www.smashingmagazine.com/2009/09/08/50-clever-tutorials-and-techniques-on-traditional-drawing/

Let's have a portrait party. Its a great way to have fun and get over the "I can't draw" stereotype
http://theportraitparty.blogspot.com/

Here is a good website when you are being Intuitive about your art...
http://www.doodlersanonymous.com/

This web site is very helpful should you want to improve your portrait drawing technique
http://www.artyfactory.com/portraits/

Urban Sketchers are folks who draw in the streets all over the globe!
http://www.urbansketchers.com/

Art tools timeline is a unique site that gives us perspective on the media that we use in art
http://www.macphersonart.com/maclive/getstartedpub/timeline/history.htm

Picturing words the art of book illustration
http://www.sil.si.edu/exhibitions/PicturingWords/

Another class wiki site to inspire skills in drawing
http://curkovicartunits.pbworks.com/Grade+9++-art+foundation-++art+units

Want to create art online then go here
http://mrssmoke.onsugar.com/3442983

The Art Room
http://teachers.d181.org/~hillaryandrlik/hillaryandrlik/blank.html

Do you like puzzles? Try this one
http://www.jigzone.com/puzzles/BA055D4CF4A2?z=6

Painting
Here is a good link to the history of the color wheel in art
http://www.colourlovers.com/blog/2008/05/08/history-of-the-color-wheel/

Fauvism and Henri Matisse are linked and here is why...


Artists that inspire

Here is a list of contemporary artists that you may not have heard of that build on the masters and take their work to a whole new level.
http://arted20.ning.com/profiles/blogs/top-ten-contemporary-artists

Drawing Powerpoints:

How to draw and eye!

Videos:

I found this brief but informative video on Cubism that fits in well with our Fractured Objects assignment



IB Arts Ning
http://isbibarts.ning.com/

Installation idea

http://isaacgracelily.blogspot.com/2011/03/rock-on.html