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ARTistic Pursuits

Preschool - ARTistic Pursuits

Preschool - ARTistic Pursuits

This book shows caring adults the stages of artistic development that children go through and discusses how to nurture an awareness of the world and bring it to life in a child.

Primary 1 - Art For Children

Primary 1 - Art For Children

This is a new four-year course for primary age students from ARTistic Pursuits. You can provide the art class with just one lesson per week. Each book covers one semester. Start in Volume 1, Art for Children and follow history in chronological order through Volumes 2-8 or start with Volume 1 and then skip to any other volume featuring the historical period of your choice. Your children will be on their way to a great art education and understand the foundational skills of using creativity and working from observation.

These NEW books with video replace the 2013 editions. You can still purchase the 2013 editions (book only) .

Primary 1 - Artistic Pursuits (2013 edition)

Primary 1 - Artistic Pursuits (2013 edition)

Art Books for younger children

Primary 2 - Artistic Pursuits

Primary 2 - Artistic Pursuits

While others teach art by having the student copy one way of drawing a tree or a face, Artistic Pursuits teach a PROCESS for making art that extends to any subject that they choose. Students learn a series of actions or steps to achieve their drawing goals. These actions are based on each element of art.

Secondary 1 - Artistic Pursuits

Secondary 1 - Artistic Pursuits

Aimed at students in Years 7 and 8, an in-depth look at the elements of art and composition in a simply written text designed to engage students in the creative process as they produce original artworks

Secondary 2 - Artistic Pursuits

Secondary 2 - Artistic Pursuits

Aimed at students in Years 10 - 13, an in-depth look at the elements of art and composition through a comprehensive text designed to engage them in the creative process as they produce original drawings using graded pencils and charcoal