Wordle is a website that will automatically generate incredibly groovy, colorful word clouds from any text you input. This slideshow will give you lots of great pedagogical applications. If you do nothing else today, at least go visit the web site! Contributed by Rachid.
These essays (one on an Egyptian sculpture, the other on Munch’s painting, The Scream) are terrific examples of formal visual analysis. I have students read the essays and label the accompanying images with the terms and descriptors from the texts. These are very useful for demonstrating the difference between description and interpretation/analysis.
This is a word list I found online for students of landscape architecture, but many of the terms are useful for art and design students in general.
This word list is taken from “The Art Teacher’s Book of Lists,” Helen D. Hume, Prentice Hall 1998. We have this book if anyone is interested in looking through it. It is especially useful for teachers working with art historical topics and themes.