Online question/answer visual arts sites![Bless em!]
- Daryl Cagle's Professional Cartoonist's Index! Cartoons,Cartoons...
Excellent international index to all kinds of links. See: "For Beginners","Resources","Link Indices" for starters.
- The Cartoonist's Fountain of Knowledge
From down under an Australian cartoonist's friendly site with very good links including a "Tips and Techniques" section of links.
- DEGA Studios: Creating Comics
David A.Law's very good links list subdivided by function(eg."Writing","Illustrating","Lettering" links,etc.).
- Don Simpson's College of Cartooning Knowledge
Excellent site! This professional cartoonist has links such as "Introduction to Cartooning","Master Class in Cartooning(How to Draw Comics The Fiasco Way)" and "Figure Drawing" that will prove invaluable for the beginner to consult.
He uses his own work to demonstrate his methods and techniques giving preliminary and work sketches with detailed but concise explanations. Excellently written and presented.
- Cartoon Mania Course
Jerry Hish's very nicely designed and user friendly site and he is from HAMILTON,ONTARIO! "The cartoon drawing course for children of all ages".
- Cartoon Corner Emmett Scott's Cartoon Corner
Great site geared especially for K-9 learners including how to cartoon.
Printmaking and Prints(Multiple Images):
- Crayola Art Education *Art Techniques
Binney & Smith(Easton,Pa.USA)superb pages on techniques and ideas. Not just crayons! Markers,paints,coloured pencils,tempera,acrylic colours,dough...! Great site with examples of student art illustrating techniques! Their 1-800-CRAYOLA phone number may come in handy!
Angelo's Learning Calligraphy Page: Tools and Methods
A new  Ottawa,Ontario Canadian calligrapher's site. Very well researched,documented and referenced.
Jones on Prairie Paper
Profess Douglas W.Jones's (University of Iowa) detailed instructions for Grade 5 to Grade 10 level learners.
References(Art and otherwise cause you never know!)
The big books(or look at those megs!):
"a dictionary of visual art terminology". 1800+ terms including a usefull shortcut on the main page to lengthy entries such as "Sculpture".
- WORDS OF ART: An On-Line Glossary Of Theory And Criticism For The Visual Arts
Professor Robert J.Belton's excellent if academically and art historically slanted(don't hold that against him please;after all he is a Canadian and this is a B.C.,Canadian site!)that will be very usefull the more you consult it(kinda of grows on you).
- SMA Printroom,Glossary
Excellently concise defintions from "Aquatint" to "Zincograph" with 3 for further reading books [dating from 1980-1990 and including one major Canadian encyclopedia on the subject]
Multicultural Visual/Fine Arts and related sites: