"Art School is a KQED Arts series featuring contemporary artists working in fine art, performance, digital art, and more. Meet professional artists and learn about their personal histories and intentions, then follow along as they demonstrate how to make all kinds of art, from comics to beatboxing rhythms. Get creative with the new wave of Art School."
This online open books is about art that covers "a diverse range of human activities in creating visual, auditory or performing artifacts, expressing the author's imaginative, conceptual ideas, or technical skill, intended to be appreciated for their beauty or emotional power. "
"Art Appreciation thoroughly investigates how quality is determined and created by artists in order to evaluate and appreciate art on a deeper level. This course emphasizes why each topic contributes to valuing a piece of art and provides the necessary knowledge to do so. Students are first introduced to the elements and principles of art and the importance of artists’ context and perspective. The course then covers different periods in art history, different techniques in art, and how to research and evaluate art."