WHAT: Looking for something to do now that school is out? Have you ever wondered how to draw using two-point perspective, or wanted to design your own house? This site, A Lifetime of Color, is filled with both online and off-line art activities. Sections on teaching, studying, and creating art, and art games for a variety of ages, are fun, clear, and full of information.
BEST POINTS: For kids wanting structured, on-line activities, there are fun games on subjects including color relationships, the Renaissance, and the elements of architecture. If you're happier away from the computer, click on "Create Art" to find detailed, hands-on activities. Teachers can also locate lesson plans for K-8 students. The site is filled with easy-to-access definitions, biographies, and illustrations. If you really like what you make, send it in and they might publish it on the Web site!
WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW: Sanford is the creator of Prismacolor art products, and this brand is specifically suggested in several instances. Educational Web Adventures (www.eduweb.com) helped create the site.
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