Kids and Teens Arts Painting Techniques and Styles

Sites listed in the Techniques and Styles category offer information on various styles of painting such landscape or still life, and about the various techniques and mediums used in the creation of a painting (i.e. watercolor, oil, egg tempera, etc.)

Sites listed here will be appropriate for, and of interest to, children under the age of 18. All sites are either educational, reference oriented, or informational in nature.

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Art Puzzles
[ Kids ] Try to put four piece puzzles together that reveal a famous still life painting.
Demonstration of a Watercolor Painting
[ Teens/Mature Teens ] Artist Jacqueline Newbold provides a step by step demonstration of painting a landscape with watercolors.
En Plein Air
[ Teens/Mature Teens ] Essay by artist Terry Fenton provides a history and description of the painting technique.
Matisse for Kids
[ Kids ] Meet Raoudi, artist Henri Matisse's perky schnauzer, in an on-line exploration of the 20th-century master's bold, bright paintings. [Requires Flash]
My Art - Art for Kids
[ Kids ] Contemporary artist Kate Wattson provides a description of creating a still life painting and a project idea.
NGA Kids: Martin Johnson Heade
[ Kids ] Educational look at the "senses" used in the creation of the painting "Cattleya Orchid and Three Brazilian Hummingbirds".
Paint by Number
[ Kids/Teens/Mature Teens ] Teaches a popular painting technique of the early 1950s.
[ Teens/Mature Teens ] Brief article and biographies of well known surrealists.
[ Teens/Mature Teens ] Guide to watercolor painting. Includes information on watercolor papers, brushes, paints, and artists.
Wikipedia - Acrylic Paint
[ Teens/Mature Teens ] Encyclopedia article provides a description of the painting material and some of its uses.
Wikipedia - Encaustic
[ Teens/Mature Teens ] Brief encyclopedia article describes the painting medium.
Wikipedia - Oil painting
[ Teens/Mature Teens ] Encyclopedia article discusses the process of oil painting and brief history of the medium.
Wikipedia - Tempera (Egg Tempera)
[ Teens/Mature Teens ] Encyclopedia article provides instructions for making tempera and a brief history of its uses.
Wikipedia - Watercolor Painting
[ Teens/Mature Teens ] Encyclopedia article offers a brief discussion of the techniques and history of the painting medium.
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