This colorful and helpful resource is a convenient guide for background information on the seven basic elements of art, literature resources, and step-by-step directions for 96 art projects. Downloadable PDFs of famous art works are included for illustrations or for display. Art activities include: clay, collage, paper story quilt, and many more. Reproducible templates, background information, full-color examples are just some of the useful tools. An excellent introduction to art principles and application in the style of great artists.