The Visual Experience, 3rd Edition

The Visual Experience, eBook Class Set with 30 printed Student Books and Davis Art Images Subscription Zoom
Product Number: 725-3
ISBN: 978-16152-8725-3
In Stock, set
Your Price: $ 3048.95

This eBook Class Set includes a 6-year license and 30 students accounts.

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The Visual Experience, eBook Class Set with 30 printed Student Books and Davis Art Images Subscription
Your eBook Class Set purchase includes:
  • Student eBook
  • Teacher Edition eBook
  • Teacher Resources (digital), including downloadable and customizable assessments
  • Portfolios for teachers and students
  • The Curriculum Builder
  • 6-year license
  • 30 student accounts
  • Subscription to Davis Art Images included
  • A one-year print subscription to SchoolArts magazine, plus access to the digital edition of SchoolArts for the length of your Davis Digital license

The Visual Experience is a comprehensive introductory visual art curriculum for grades 9–12 that integrates art criticism, aesthetics, art history, and art production. Authors and expert art educators Jack Hobbs, Richard Salome, and Ken Vieth have created an engaging program that balances in-depth content with meaningful opportunities to create and contemplate art. Each classroom-tested studio experience was created by Ken Vieth, author of the popular books, Engaging the Adolescent Mind and From Ordinary to Extraordinary. Each chapter includes multiple studio experiences that can be easily incorporated or adapted to meet the needs of your students.

Student Book Features
  • 45 Studio lessons developed specifically to engage high school students
  • Fine art images from across time and around the globe, including twenty-first century artists
  • Artist biographies
  • Step-by-step art criticism: Describe, Analyze, Interpret, and Evaluate
  • Student Handbook with step-by-step techniques for a wide range of media and techniques, such as working with color, printmaking, and clay

Student Book Table of Contents:
Part One: Introduction to Art
Chapter 1: What Is Art?
Chapter 2: How Should We Look at Art?
Part Two: Elements of Art and Principles of Design
Chapter 3: Line
Chapter 4: Shape and Form
Chapter 5: Value and Color
Chapter 6: Space
Chapter 7: Texture
Chapter 8: Principles of Design
Part Three: Art Media and Careers
Chapter 9: 2-D Media
Chapter 10: 3-D Media
Chapter 11: Architecture
Chapter 12: Careers in Art
Part Four: Art History
Chapter 13: Non-Western Art History I
Chapter 14: Non-Western Art History II
Chapter 15: Western Art History I
Chapter 16: Western Art History II
Part Five: Resources
Studio Handbook
Glossary with Pronunciation Guide

Teacher Edition Features
  • Teacher and peer assessment opportunities
  • Step-by-step support for thoughtful art criticism
  • Additional teaching content on diverse media such as architecture, enamel, and photomontage
  • Lesson extensions
  • Spanish support for each chapter
  • Point-of-use support for differentiated instruction
  • Cross-curricular connections

This video provides an overview of Davis Digital’s features and functionality, as well as methods for integrating digital instruction with your hands-on curriculum.


This comprehensive video takes you through a complete chapter in the Student Book and Teacher Edition to give you a complete view of the lessons and teacher content provided in The Visual Experience.