FREE Techniques Posters

By | 2018-03-28T07:44:40+00:00 August 12th, 2011|

For today’s FREE Friday, I’m sharing with you art technique posters for the classroom, including music, drama, visual art, design and dance.  These were adapted by similar reference pages from the Maryland State Voluntary Curriculum Guide.  However, I’ve redesigned these posters for the classroom to be a bit more visually appealing and user-friendly.  Each poster is only one-page and can be blown up for only $7 at your local Kinkos to poster-size.  Or, you can simply print the free classroom posters off and use them as a resource for your own planning.  Happy downloading!




Elements of Dance Poster

Elements of Design Poster

Elements of Drama Poster

Elements of Music Poster

Elements of Visual Art Poster

Susan Riley is the founder and President of She focuses on teacher professional development in arts integration, Common Core State Standards, 21st century learning skills, and technology. She is also a published author and frequent presenter at national conferences on Arts Integration and Arts and the Common Core.

Susan holds a Bachelor of Music degree in Music Education from the prestigious Westminster Choir College in Princeton, NJ and a Master of Science in Education Administration from McDaniel College in Westminster, MD. She lives in Westminster, MD with her husband and daughter.

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  1. cathy September 4, 2011 at 5:32 pm - Reply

    Your work is fantastic.
    Love your posters and visual approach.

    • Susan Riley September 4, 2011 at 6:36 pm - Reply

      Thanks, Cathy! So glad that this is a helpful resource.

  2. Ann Marie Robinson June 28, 2012 at 12:00 pm - Reply

    Such a help for teachers/students who many not be familiar with the parts of these disciplines!

    • Susan Riley June 28, 2012 at 12:28 pm - Reply

      I’m so glad that they are useful! Thanks for the positive support!

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  7. novianti December 4, 2016 at 3:55 am - Reply

    thank you so much !
    i like it … poster element of arts

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