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
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.
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: Henry M. Sayre
Publisher: Chronicle Books
Release Date: 2004
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction
From prehistoric cave paintings to the Mona Lisa, from Nefertiti to Andy Warhol's Big Campbell's Soup Can 19, this book pairs full-color reproductions of 50 of the world's most celebrated masterpieces with brief, kid-accessible stories about how they were made, who made them and where they fit in the fascinating history of art. Featuring art from Europe, Africa, Asia, and America, organized chronologically, and including timelines and a glossary of art terms, this book is a wonderful overview of art and culture through the ages.
Author: Al Hurwitz
Publisher: Cengage Learning
Release Date: 2006-05-23
A trusted guide and companion for current and future art educators, CHILDREN AND THEIR ART presents a professional approach to teaching art consistent with national standards for student learning. The authors are experienced as art teachers in the public schools and have a broad knowledge about school art programs. The Eighth Edition provides an easy-to-use combination of theory, research, and practical knowledge about teaching art. The most comprehensive textbook available for teaching art education methods, CHILDREN AND THEIR ART covers all aspects of teaching art in the elementary classroom: the basic principles and goals of art education, the characteristics and needs of children as learners, the core principles of art as a subject-aesthetics, principles of design, art history, art media-and all aspects of instruction-curriculum planning, sample lessons, classroom management, and assessment. Among numerous updates throughout the text, the Eighth Edition features a brand-new chapter on visual culture. This new edition also includes more than 300 illustrations, with well over 100 new images added to provide examples of new media and better representation of post-modern art forms and works by women and minority artists. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
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.
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.
Using simple shapes, Ed Emberley shows would-be artists how to draw over 400 things, such as an airplane, anteater, submarine, train, kangaroo, gondola, and much much more! This classic book is packed with cool things that kids-and not a few adults-really want to draw. Easy and fun, the book provides hours of art-full entertainment.
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