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