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NEW: art dictionary on Web

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MichaelDelahunt (MichaelDelahunt)
Tue, 30 Jul 96 08:25:03 -700


I've just posted on my school's Web server a new art education resource:

a dictionary of art terms
it's titled: ArtLex

You'll find it at:
http://204.228.21.253/sskystorage/Art/ArtLex.html

I've been working on this for months, and just today I've completed the
posting of the first half-- entries from A through L. I'll have entries
through Z posted by some time in September. Over 2000 terms wiith definitions
will be listed at that point, with plenty of room to grow further. Next, I
want to add hyperlinks to other resources on the Web from within entries--
links to other texts, and to images. For example, when surrealism is
mentioned, there'll be a link to a site where it is discussed in greater
detail, along with images of artworks; when certain art tools are mentioned,
there might be a link to a site where they are illustrated, perhaps a catalog
of some supplier, etc.

PLEASE take a look, send me your reactions, and suggest improvements

How can YOU envision using ArtLex ?
How do you envision artists/students/educators you know using ArtLex ?
Can you suggest locations-- URLs-- to embed into parts of ArtLex linking to
other resouces on the Web?

Although I've been a student and teacher of art for over thirty years, I'm an
AMATEUR lexicographer, and I'd be thrilled to get your comments, suggestions
for additions and changes (and deletions!).

Michael Delahunt
art teacher, k-6
Sonoran Sky Elementary
Scottsdale, AZ