Great American Artists for Kids

Great American Artists for Kids

Hands-on Art Experiences in the Styles of Great American Masters

eBook - 2008
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Fun and easy art-appreciation activities abound in this resource that features 75 American artists from colonial times to the present. A brief biography for each artist tells why his or her work is important, and a kid-tested art activity tries out the artist's approach. For Georgia O'Keeffe, the activity is a desert painting; for Frederic Remington, a face cast; for Leroy Nieman, a sketch of athletes; and for James Whistler, a clay engraving. Projects stress the creative process and encourage kids to try unusual techniques such as block printing, soak-stain, and stone carving as they learn about architecture, drawing, painting, photography, and sculpture. A resource guide provides a glossary of art terms, a list that groups the artists by style, a list of the artists' birthdays, an index of art supplies, and websites for viewing art online.
Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : Chicago Review Press, [2008]
ISBN: 9780935607260
Branch Call Number: 707.1 Ko
Description: 1 online resource (144 pages)
Additional Contributors: Solga, Kim
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