Youth will enjoy many artistic experiences and develop skills for a lifetime through activities focusing on elements and principles of art. The project books can be used by members and helpers. Many of the activities can be adapted to work with any grade.

Get Started in Art


Explore the basic elements of isual art through activities on color, line, space, balance, and ore, and then complete your own work of art. This project can be repeated as long as new learning takes place and new works of art are completed. Appropriate for all skill levels and ages.


M/L Get Started in Art, 4H592

Drawing, Fiber and Sculpture

Drawing, fiber and sculpting activities are included in this project to develop the member’s artistic skills and talents. All of the activities focus on exploring the elements and principles of design and encourage development of skills.


M/L Sketchbook Crossroads, BU8140

Painting, Printing and Graphic Design

The three media, painting, printing and graphic designs are the areas members choose from to develop their artistic skills and talents. All of the activities focus on teaching the elements and principles of design.


M/L Portfolio Pathways, BU8141

Visual Arts Independent Study/Advanced