ARTistic Pursuits Elementary Gr 4-5 Book One 3rd ed - Elements of Art and Composition

ARTistic Pursuits Elementary Gr 4-5 Book One 3rd ed - Elements of Art and Composition

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ISBN: 9781939394040
Grades: 4-5

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Once in a great while you will come across an art program that is so easy-to-use, open-ended, and brimming with all sorts of exciting possibilities that you just want to use it yourself. This was certainly the case with ARTistic Pursuits when I first reviewed it. The basic philosophy of ARTistic Pursuits is to combine what it defines as the four essential areas, or categories, of art into a short, easily manageable and flexible lesson. The first category is Elements of Art, or "what art is made of" which include what we would think of as the basics of the actual drawing (line, shape, color, etc.). The next is Composition, or "how art is arranged" (balance, proportion, space), third is Media (variation), and finally, History (becoming familiar with different artists, styles, and periods). This seems like a lot to cover in one program, but ARTistic Pursuits does it surprisingly well and very naturally. The early elementary (K-3) level covers these same four areas in each lesson, but in a less in-depth and more informal manner. The whole series has been revised for 2013, and each volume now features 36 lessons (previously 32). You'll notice a slight shift in grade levels (books previously





Primary Subject
Art/Crafts
Grade Start
4
Grade End
5
ISBN
9781939394040
Author
Brenda Ellis
Format
Comb Bound Book
Brand Name
Artistic Pursuits
Weight
1.35 (lbs.)
Dimensions
11.0" x 9.0" x 0.75"
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We have another level and I like the way they present art to students.
Melissa H on Jul 10, 2019
Recommended by The Well Trained Mind.
Rachelle L on Mar 18, 2019
We have another level and I like the way they present art to students.
Melissa H on Jul 10, 2019
We have heard great things about Artistic Pursuits and are excited to try this art curriculum.
User on Jun 22, 2019
Recommended by The Well Trained Mind.
Rachelle L on Mar 18, 2019
I keep searching for a fully comprehensive art curriculum for my homeschooled kids. Hoping this will finally be the one that we settle on for a long time.
Dina G on Oct 15, 2018
Recommended by friend.
Kara T on Jun 25, 2018
I chose the 9th grade for my oldest, so I just decided to try this one for my younger student. I read good reviews on this curriculum.
Mylinda W on Aug 28, 2017
Believe this is the best course that fits what I was looking for as an art class.
Lynette G on Jun 5, 2017
Required/recommended for our art program and better deal than purchasing on my own at local art stores
Stephanie H on Apr 12, 2017
Teaching art to my kids.
Carol C on Apr 3, 2017
We use this in homeschool
Kerensa W on Jan 4, 2017
An excellent art curriculum.
Northport H on Nov 16, 2016
We are a homeschool family who uses the classical education model. This was an art curriculum that was highly recommended that fits the classical education model we love so much.
Sharon B on May 2, 2016
Needed a solid fine arts program for children and I to enjoy together. Not mindless crafting.
Janel B on Apr 28, 2016
Positive reviews by others gave me the sense that this product would fit our needs.
Diana R on Apr 23, 2016
I am not an artist by any stretch of the imagination, and my kids and I aren't very "crafty." I looked for art curricula recommended by Cathy Duffy, then read reviews of this curriculum, and decided this was the best method by which to teach a traditional art subject for a person like me.
Beth W on Oct 7, 2015
We have heard great things about Artistic Pursuits and are excited to try this art curriculum.
User on Jun 22, 2019
I keep searching for a fully comprehensive art curriculum for my homeschooled kids. Hoping this will finally be the one that we settle on for a long time.
Dina G on Oct 15, 2018
Do I need to purchase supplies to go along with this book?
User on Jul 14, 2017
BEST ANSWER: You need all the items in this kit....http://www.rainbowresource.com/product/sku/AP41AB
Could this book be shared between grade levels? I have a 6th, 3rd, and 1st grader and would rather keep them working together.
A shopper on Apr 21, 2017
BEST ANSWER: My sens is that the 1st grader would be overwhelmed by this program (my 1st grader was by even the entry level artistic pursuits) but that patient or less self-critical 3rd graders would be all right. I'm sure the grade 6 would enjoy it, too!
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Love LOVE love it. I am amazed how much our child has improved in his drawing. Our child started in 4th grade and we split this teaching into two years. We did an added in depth look at artists mentioned in the book. We went to the library and checked out books on those artists or online. He even identified certain paintings on his own at the art museum.
June 23, 2018
Purchased
over 2 years ago
Exactly right!
My daughter wants to draw, badly, but we couldn't find anything that she found success with. This allows her to choose the subject of her lesson and shows her how to go about it. It inspires her with examples from the masters and other kids while encouraging her to work wherever suits her subject - even outside!! For the first time, she feels accomplished - and I'm seeing improvement! Win-win.
January 19, 2016
Purchased
over 4 years ago

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