Using Art to Make Art

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Using Art to Make Art is a book of activities based on art concepts, art elements, and principles. The emphasis is on process and a variety of mediums are explored. It is important to understand that art reflects different cultures and time periods in history. It is more meaningful for young artists to express themselves through their own creations when they have knowledge, inspiration, and motivation gained from other artists. Using Art to Make Art encourages exploration, creativity, and self-expression while ...

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Overview

Using Art to Make Art is a book of activities based on art concepts, art elements, and principles. The emphasis is on process and a variety of mediums are explored. It is important to understand that art reflects different cultures and time periods in history. It is more meaningful for young artists to express themselves through their own creations when they have knowledge, inspiration, and motivation gained from other artists. Using Art to Make Art encourages exploration, creativity, and self-expression while developing basic art skills and concepts.

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The author, an art instructor at the elementary level for a couple of decades, presents lesson plans based on the study of master artists and their works. Black & white reproductions of art works are accompanied by ideas for presentation, discussion, and activities. Some charming color reproductions of children's art work inspired by Kandinsky, Monet, Braque, Gauguin, and others are included. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780766815056
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning
  • Publication date: 1/20/2000
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 264
  • Product dimensions: 8.46 (w) x 11.06 (h) x 0.43 (d)

Meet the Author

Wendy M. L. Libby is an elementary art teacher for the Bangor School in Bangor Maine.

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Table of Contents

Preface, About this Book, Introduction, Art in the Curriculum, The Preschool Child and Beyond, The Differently-Able, Developmental Level Guide, Art History in Brief, Appreciating Art, Romare Bearden. Andrew Wyeth, Conclusion, Appendix A: The Great Art Detective Game. Appendix B: Art Materials. Appendix C: Art Styles. Appendix D: Reproduction Listing. Appendix E: Museum Listing, Glossary, References.

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