Art Beginnings starts with principles and methods of producing art and then moves into teaching about the ancient art from civilizations around the world.
Art Beginnings is a complete arts course for ages 6 to 18. It is hands-on and family-style, meant for families to learn together. Learn more about how Layers of Learning works.
This is a guide for the mentor to learn how to teach Layers of Learning Arts, plan a unit, and evaluate student work. We highly recommend purchasing and reading this before beginning Art Beginnings.
Full Art Beginnings Course
Art Beginnings consists of nine units, which are for all ages from 6 to 18 and can be used repeatedly, year after year. The full Art Beginnings course contains all nine units. It can be purchased as a PDF download or a paperback.
Art Beginnings Course Components
These are the nine units contained within the Art Beginnings course. Here they can be purchased one by one as stand alone units.
The Art Sketchbook is an interactive journal that students build as they proceed through Layers of Learning Arts. Choose between paperback and PDF versions.