Designed to teach the basics of drawing to children and adults, this interactive handbook contains work sheets and sample illustrations to help students develop their individual style, use color effectively, and create unified compositions
Author: MaryAnn F. Kohl
Publisher: Bright Ring Publishing
Release Date: 1997-05-01
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction
"Discovering Great Artists" has 75 great artists featured in 110 amazingly fun and unique quality art appreciation activities for children. They will experience the styles and techniques of the great masters, from the Renaissance to the Present. A brief biography of each artist is included with a fully illustrated, child-tested art activity, featuring painting, drawing, sculpture, photography, architecture, and more. Includes such greats as Da Vinci, Michelangelo, Rembrandt, Monet, Degas, Picasso, Van Gogh, Dali, Matisse, Pollock, and O'Keeffe. 1998 Benjamin Franklin Silver Award, 2002 Practical Homeschooling Reader Award. Full "click-to" resource guide at Bright Ring's website to show each artist's most famous works. Some activity examples are: Da Vinci - Invention Art Michelangelo - Fresco Plaque Rembrandt - Shadowy Faces Monet - Dabble in Paint Degas - Resist in Motion Picasso- Fractured Friend Van Gogh - Starry Night Pollock - Action Splatter 1997 Benjamin Franklin Silver Award, Education 2003 Practical Homeschooling Award, 3rd Place 2007 Practical Homeschooling Reader Award in the art appreciation category, 3rd place. 2009 Practical Homeschooling Reader Award in the art appreciation category,1st Place
Author: Sandy Brooke
Publisher: Prentice Hall Direct
Release Date: 1996
For elementary and secondary art teachers, here are 48 illustrated art lessons and activities for introducing students to the elements of drawing and design. Lessons begin with Line Drawing and progress through Value and Modeling, Composing Space, Perspective, and Texture.
The Complete Book of Math provides 352 pages of fun exercises for students in grades 1 to 2 that teach students key lessons in basic math skills. Lessons cover topics including patterns, comparing, geometry, place value, measurement, graphing, time and money, and fractions. it also includes a complete answer key, user-friendly activities, and easy-to-follow instructions. --Over 4 million in print! Designed by leading experts, books in the Complete Book series help children in grades preschool-6 build a solid foundation in key subject areas for learning success. Complete BookÊare the most thorough and comprehensive learning guides available, offering high-interest lessons to encourage learning and full-color illustrations to spark interest. Each book also features challenging concepts and activities to motivate independent study, a fun page of stickers, and a complete answer key to measure performance and guide instruction.
Carla Sonheim is an artist and creativity workshop instructor known for her fun and innovative projects and techniques designed to help adult students recover a more spontaneous, playful approach to creating. Her innovative ideas are now collected and elaborated on in this unique volume. Carla offers a year's worth of assignments, projects, ideas, and techniques that will introduce more creativity and nonsense into your art and life. Drawing Lab for Mixed-Media Artists offers readers a fun way to learn and gain expertise in drawing through experimentation and play. There is no right or wrong result, yet, the readers gain new skills and confidence, allowing them to take their work to a new level.
Author: David Pogue
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
Release Date: 2015-06-25
Haydn, Tchaikovsky, and Brahms, oh, my! The beginner's guide to classical music Classical Music For Dummies is a friendly, funny, easy-to-understand guide to composers, instruments, orchestras, concerts, recordings, and more. Classical music is widely considered one of the pinnacles of human achievement, and this informative guide will shows you just how beautiful and rewarding it can be. You'll learn how Bach is different from Beethoven, how Mozart is different still, and why not all "classical" music is actually Classical if it's really Baroque or Romantic. You'll be introduced to the composers and their work, and discover the groundbreaking pieces that shake the world every time they're played. Begin building your classical music library with the essential recordings that define orchestral, choral, and operatic beauty as you get acquainted with the orchestras and musicians that bring the composers to life. Whether you want to play classical music or just learn more about it, Classical Music For Dummies will teach you everything you need to know to get the most out of this increasingly popular genre. Distinguish flute from piccolo, violin from viola, and trumpet from trombone Learn the difference between overtures, requiems, arias, and masses Explore the composers that shaped music as we know it Discover the recordings your music library cannot be without Classical music has begun sneaking into the mainstream — if your interest has been piqued, there's never been a better time to develop an appreciation for this incredibly rich, complex, and varied body of work. Classical Music For Dummies lays the groundwork, and demonstrates just how amazing classical music can be.
Author: Ron Mulvey
Release Date: 2013-11-18
Twenty-five years ago, after teaching hundreds of art classes to thousands of students, I discovered a secret about drawing. Every shape in the world - from penguins to space ships - can be drawn with 6 elemental lines. I call my method the ARTABET, as it really is a basic language of art that children learn to master. The ARTABET shows that once you learn the 6 elemental lines of drawing. the possibilities are endless.The ARTABET is designed for home use and is perfect for elementary school teachers in the classroom. Everything you will need to know to set a firm foundation for your child's or student's drawing is available in the ARTABET / First Steps In Drawing.Great for all ages and fully supported at our Free resource website, ARTABET.COM