Famous Artists

Famous Artist Pages cover

You may freely download these pages for your own personal use. I humbly ask you to please respect my copyright and to link back to my blog if you wish to share these pages with others. 




Charlotte Mason taught art appreciation in this way ~

“Children should learn pictures, line by line, group by group, by reading the pictures themselves.  After a short story of the artist’s life, the pictures are studied one at a time. Children look at it, taking in every detail.  Then the picture is turned over and the children tell what they have seen.  In this way, children become acquainted with a hundred great artists during their school life and it is an intimacy which never forsakes them.” (Vol. 6, pg. 214-215)

Famous Artists featured in wall chart

Featuring these famous artists

Famous Artists Wall Chart 2015

Famous Wall Chart Cover

This download includes a portrait picture, a mini-gallery of their works and a brief biography of each artist.

Famous Artist Biography Blank page

Biography page

A biography notebook page with map for art appreciation lessons.

Biography Famous Artists Red_Blue 

With red and blue lines ~ for beginner writers

Famous Artists Lapbook

This lapbook is a “blank canvas” type of lapbook!  I supply the minibooks with the artists and their famous artworks, and you and your child can pick and choose how you wish to use each page.  An organized lapbook planner, complete with website links and extra application ideas are included.


54 thoughts on “Famous Artists

  1. I am having problems loading the famous artist timeline. I just printed the famous musician and love it (THANK YOU!) but was wondering if anyone else is having problems.

  2. Thank you so very much!! The garden of praise link was exactly what I needed!! This web site is perfect for my art students.

  3. Hi Nadene,
    I love art, great post! and a thank you for sharing and making available. This is a great technique from what I see
    to engage kids and give them the benefits of art and learning about famous artists. I am looking forward to using and sharing myself. Thank you so much.

  4. Wow. I stumbled upon your site while trying to pull together some interesting resources for our Vermeer artist study. …Can I just borrow your brain and creativity for a while?! Thank you for your fantastic ideas and resources, and for sharing them so freely with grateful strangers–and fellow homeschoolers–like myself. What a gift! Be well and thanks.

    Your new best friend(!),
    Julie in Arizona

  5. Thank you so much for making these wonderful notebooking pages! I am absolutely impressed with your creativity and open heart.

  6. These are beautiful resources! I found your site by googling “Artist Notebook Page”. I think I have everything I need now! Thank you so much for sharing. I will certainly be browsing here often..

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  12. Thank you! Thank you! Thank you! These pages are just what I needed. Blessings to you for sharing your talents.

  13. thank you SO much for taking the time to create these and share them for free! It means so much! I am a homeschooling mom of 3 and it is not always easy to find good curriculum/activities/lessons for free!

  14. This is so wonderful! Thank you! :) What a great gift to other homeschool moms! I feel like a huge weight has been lifted from my shoulders! :)

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  16. I’m a veteran homeschool mom of 5 who’s been at it for 17 years, but I’ve never been able to teach art appreciation as well as I’d like. These ideas are wonderful! I’m combining your ideas with some from the Incredible Art Department (Princeton Online) and look forward to dabbling with the kids. Thank you for sharing freely! “[S]he who waters others will [her]self be refreshed.” Prov. 11:25

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  21. Thanks for sharing such a wonderful world of ideas for teachers and mothers!!!!! Congratulations!!!! God bless you!
    Gisele de Paola

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  25. A fellow teacher stumbled upon your blog and referred it to me. I am an elementary art teacher for a private Christian school in Baltimore, MD. I have been looking for some help with an art curriculum for a Bible based school and have had to piece things together. I am so happy for your blog and information to glean from. Thank you so much for freely sharing your work with the rest of us. I already printed out your armor of God picture for my students to color when they are looking for something to do. Thank you thank you thank you for your availability.

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  30. Nadene you’re the kindest woman I’ve ever cyber met! You do all the hard work and give it freely. You’re the epitome of Christianity! God bless and reward you! These are going to benefit us in a huge way! xx

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  40. the lap book is incredible! I teach at an inner city school and getting my students to care about art history has been a struggle but this process and product is fantastic and i know will get my students excited. Thank you so much for sharing!!!!!!

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  42. Thank you so much for these printables! They are going to make my homeschool studies much more enjoyable for the children :)



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