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DVD Video Watercolor Painting Lessons and Kits
"You Can Do It! ART"-Watercolor   painting video lessons on DVDs, instruction books, and
art supplies kits with beginning, intermediate, and advanced lessons for children and adults.  From
here you can go right to other websites that are art-related for various age groups and specific
interests. Look by categories for art and Alzheimer's, art therapy, artists, homeschool art curriculum,
art schools, and other art websites.
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Art and Alzheimer's:
When Words Have Lost Their Meaning. Book by Ruth Abraham. Alzheimer's patients communicate through art.
http://www.alzheimersart.com

Outings to Art Galleries Seem to Evaporate Some Effects of Alzheimer's-- 2006 article on ABCNews.com  
http://abcnews.go.com/WNT/Health/Story?id=2146253&page=1

Study in Brighton, UK, showed persons with Alzheimer's had improvement in their symptoms after a ten-week
course in art.
 http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/health/349579.stm




Art Education Resources:

Art Education Standards --  National Standards for Art Education and The Kennedy Center's interactive education
program for students, parents, and K-12 teachers.
 http://artsedge.kennedy-center.org/educators

National Gallery of Art --  www.nga.gov/education/classroom  Online resource for students and teachers;
connecting art and the rest of the curriculum.  

National Gallery of Art Kids Page --Online visit to specific artist biographies and art works.  "NGAkids" helps
children develop interpretive and analytical skills through interactive discussions of paintings and sculpture in the
National Gallery of Art   
www.nga.gov/kids/



Art Schools and Careers:

Art Schools and Degrees Directory --  www.artschools.com  Directory of accredited art schools for further education
and careers in art.  Online course work,  or location by state.

Art and Design Careers in the Visual Arts -   including full and part-time employment, internships, grants, public art
projects, residencies.  
www.artjob.org/

ArtLex on careers in art. Offers information and helpful resources, and suggests the Top Ten Steps for Choosing a
Career in art..  
 www.artlex.com/ArtLex/a/artcareers.html



Art and Artists:

Art Reproductions, Oil Paintings - Hand-painted art reproductions of famous oil paintings  
http://www.allartclassic.com



Art Therapy:

American Art Therapy Association -- www.arttherapy.org
The American Art Therapy Association (AATA) is an organization of professionals dedicated to the belief that the
creative process involved in the making of art is healing and life enhancing.

Introduction to art therapy concept and encouragement to utilize creativity for improved physical, mental and
emotional health.
www.tlccomfortcare.com


A website about what art therapy is and who can benefit from it. Examples of group therapy and different artistic
methods.
www.vickyb.demon.co.uk/



Homeschool and Family Art:

The Kennedy Center ArtsEdge has many art activities (free online) for families and students to use in exploring art
and art education.
http://artsedge.kennedy-center.org/families.aspx
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