|Web Site Content
What a refreshing website. I could visit for hours. While many
websites exist to sell things this site appears to exist to help homeschoolers teach art
to their students.
Although they do sell art supplies it
isnt the major focus of the site. The site has free lesson plans for many art
mediums. There are lessons to teach beginners to intermediate students. There are lessons
in pencil drawing, pen and ink drawing, pastels and watercolors. The artists of the site
even volunteers to evaluate your art work (details in their FAQ section).
The site is easy to navigate and you can pick and choose the lessons you
want to review. They even have a free on-line newsletter and a student and teachers
gallery where you can be inspired by other peoples art work.
|Web Site Lay Out
With a web site title including the words "visual arts" you would
expect an experiential "web treat". HomeSchoolArts does not disappoint.
The site is easy to navigate and is propagated with low byte count (easy on the
eyes) images that make down-loading less than a chore.
The site would benefit from an internal search engine thereby allowing
the visitor to quickly find specific information. However, this quasi-criticism not
withstanding, the general effect and overall production of this site is very satisfying.
|Product Ordering Information
You can also choose to shop their on-line
store by simply clicking on the Art Supply logo. The shopping site, by the author's
admission, is intended to fund the rest of the web site thereby keeping it free to its
Products in the store are well organized. It was not
apparent if ordering was to be accomplished in a "secure" environment, however,
once a product is selected and readied for order, the familiar "closed lock"
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