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The Art Teacher's Book of Listsby Helen D Hume
Synopses & Reviews
This unique information source and time-saver for art teachers includes over 270 illustrated lists for developing instructional materials and planning lessons for elementary and secondary students. Some of the lists supply teacher background; others are to copy for student use; many give new twists to traditional materials and techniques.
For quick access and easy use, the lists are organized into ten sections and printed in a big 8-1/4" x 11" spiral-bound format that folds flat for photocopying of any list as may times as needed. Here's just an overview of the ready-to-use lists you'll find in each section:
All about art presents 22 general reference lists, starting with "Quotations about art," "Art definitions," a helpful "Pronunciation Guide" and illustrated lists showing the "Elements of Art," and "Elements of Design," and including the 100 most famous paintings &sculptors&photographs&buildings&; and art objects.
Art history features 30 lists covering art history from prehistoric to contemporary times, including illustrated "Time Lines of Art History" and eight Art and Culture lists correlating art with government and culture, literature, science, music, and world events from 35,000-500 BC and 1950-2000
For the art teacher offers 42 lists for the art teacher's personal use, from "The National Visual Arts Standards" and ways to assess students' achievement, to "Measurements and Conversion Tables," "Homemade Art Recipes" and "Things to do: One day lessons."
Art materials things to do provides 30 list such as "Paper Treatments" "Types of Crayons" and "Projects with Collage" exploring creative possibilities with various materials and equipment, including the human figure, paper, pencils, ink, dry and oil pastels, markers, cardboard, fasteners, and tape.
Painting, drawing, and printmaking give you 29 lists featuring the graphic arts, beginning with "Definitions used in painting" "Master painters and example of their work" and "Differences in types of paint" and covering techniques and projects with fingerpaints, watercolor, acrylics, oils, and printmaking with and without a press.
Sculpture features 14 lists ranging from "Sculpture Definitions" and "Master Sculptors and Examples of their work" to "Materials for Sculpture: Assemblage, Carving, Casting, Modeling," "Famous Sculptors, Listed by Country" and "American Sculpture Parks."
Architecture provides 25 lists stating with "Architectural Elements," "Great Architects of the World" and "Selected Examples of Architecture, Catalogued by Style," and including lists of Greek and Roman architecture, French chateaux, and stately homes of the U.K.
Fine crafts and folk art offers 41 lists such as "Native American Pictographs" and "Things to do: Mexican Crafts" exploring ceramics, paper-cutting and other arts and crafts and the creative traditions of the Amish, Native Americans, Mexicans, African Americans, Chinese, Jews, and Scandinavians.
Technology and art presents 23 lists devoted to photography, video, computer graphics, and the copy machine, including "Photographic Vocabulary," "Master Photographers and Their Works," "Using the Video Camcorder," and " Art Projects Using the Computer."
Museums includes 18 lists of value to any art lover, such as "Museums Devoted to the Work of One Artist" "Museums with Special folk art Collections"..."Museums Related to the Judaic Culture"..."Museums with Special Emphasis on African American Art".
In short, The Art Teacher's Book of Lists places at your fingertips an unparalleled source of good examples, teachable content, and teaching ideas that night otherwise take many years and much effort to compile. It will save you hours of research and preparation and help you enliven and enrich both the teaching and learning of art.
This remarkable resource offers over 270 illustrated lists to help you quickly find information about specific artists, art materials, art history, museums or disciplines. For easy use, the lists are organized into ten sections, given here with a sample from each: All About Art ("Elements of Art") ... Art History ("Timelines of Art History") ... For the Art Teacher ("The National Visual Arts Standards") ... Art Materials ("Things to Do with Collage") ... Painting, Drawing & Printmaking ("All About Color Pigment") ... Sculpture ("Master Sculptors & Their Work")... Architecture ("Great Architects of the World")... Fine Arts & Folk Art ("African American Crafts") ... Technology & Art ("The Evolution of Photography") ... Museums ("Museums Devoted to the Work of One Artist").
The newest addition to our very popular "Book of Lists" series, The Art Teacher's Book of Lists makes it easy and fast for art teachers to construct tests, prepare instructional materials, and provide stimulating art experiences for elementary and secondary students. Art aficionados will also find a wealth of interesting material in this unique collection of lists.
About the Author
Helen D. Hume taught painting, drawing, printmaking, sculpture, ceramics, commercial art, photography, and art history, and served as art department head, for over 30 years at Parkway West High School, St. Louis, MO. Currently a teacher-trainer for elementary art teachers, she is also the author of A Survival Kit for the Secondary Art Teacher, Art History & Appreciation Activities Kit and American Art Appreciation Activities Kit, all published by Prentice Hall, and a board member of the St. Louis Artists' Guild.
Table of Contents
About this resource.
SECTION 1: All About Art.
Quotations about art.
Elements of art.
Principles of design.
100 famous paintings.
100 famous sculptures.
100 famous "buildings".
100 famous art objects.
100 famous photographs.
What did it sell for?
Auction house addresses.
Movies and plays about artists.
Fiction about art and artists.
Visual art resources and publishers.
Resources for CD-ROM and art videos.
Poster and print resources.
General art supply resources.
Specialty art supply resources.
SECTION 2: Art History.
Quotations about art history.
Time lines of art history.
Overview of artistic periods.
American art time line.
American art overview.
Art and culture, 35,000-500BC.
Art and culture, 500 BC- 500AD.
Art and culture, 500-1000 AD.
Art and culture, 1000-1500 AD.
Art and culture, 1500-1750.
Art and culture, 1750-1875.
Art and culture, 1875-1950.
Art and culture, 1950-2000.
Japanese historical periods.
Chinese painting time line.
Egyptian historical periods.
Greek and Roman gods, goddess, and heroes.
Greek historical periods.
Classicism and Romanticism in Art.
Impressionist and Post-Impressionist artists.
Well-known women artist.
African American artist.
Some African American artist and their work.
Twentieth-century Native American Artists.
Famous paintings, listed chronologically.
Section 3 For the Art Teacher.
Quotations about teaching art.
The National Visual Arts Standards.
Selected glossary from the National Visual Art Standards.
Sample Discipline-Based Art Education (DBAE) lesson plan.
Things to do: One-day lessons.
Art history/art appreciation activities.
Educational art games available for purchase.
Art criticism questions.
Descriptive words to use in a formal analysis of art.
Some currently used methods of assessing student achievement.
Creating a Rubric.
Accommodations for the individual with disabilities.
Identifying artistically gifted and talented students in the arts.
Careers in art.
Safety reminders for the artroom.
Creativity and art education.
Ways to motivate students.
Making your art program vital and visible.
Effective ways to display students' work.
Place to go on field trips in and out of school.
Suggested subjects for art assignments.
Suggestions for composition.
Ways to change an object in a composition.
Useful reference books for art teachers.
Addresses every art teacher should have.
Materials and equipment needed for an art department.
Found materials that can be reused in art.
Homemade art recipes.
Measurements and conversion tables.
Writing articles related to art for publication.
Photographing artwork indoor and outdoors.
Preparing an admissions portfolio.
Abbreviations for arts degrees.
Degrees available in art and related fields of study.
America art schools, colleges, and universities.
Schools of arts and crafts.
Pre-college summer art experiences for students.
Professional summer development for teachers.
Colleges and universities that offer computer graphics degrees.
Colleges and universities that offer art therapy degrees.
Schools that offer Master's or Bachelor's degrees in photography, photojournalism, or film.
SECTION 4: Art Materials and Things to Do with Them.
Quotations about art.
Things to do with a face.
Things to do using the human figure.
Three-dimensional things to do.
Thing to do with paper.
Tools for working with paper.
Types of paper.
All about pencils.
Thing to with a pencil.
Thing to do with colored pencils.
Materials and equipment for ink drawing.
Thing to do with ink.
Pastel materials and equipment.
Thing to do with dry pastels.
Things to do with oil pastels.
Types of crayons.
Things to do with crayons.
All about markers.
Thing to do with markers.
Equipment needed for collage.
Things to do with collage.
All about erasers.
All about cutting equipment.
Adhesives and related materials.
All about tape.
Fasteners and uses for them.
All about cardboard.
SECTION 5: Painting, Drawing, and Printmaking.
Quotations about graphic arts.
Definitions used in painting.
Master painters and examples of their work.
Great themes of painting.
Differences in types of paints.
Materials and equipment for Watercolor.
Things to do with watercolor.
Things to do with Tempers.
Things to do with acrylics.
Things to do with oils.
Things to do with fingerpaint.
Suggested subjects for fingerpainting.
Materials and equipment for fingerpainting.
Decorative painting techniques.
Suggestions for compositional devices in painting.
Traditional uses for painting.
All about color use in painting.
Time line: Discoveries in pigment.
All about color pigment.
Palettes of particular artists and culture.
Types of brushes.
Definitions used in printmaking.
Things to do in printmaking with or without a press.
Miscellaneous printing techniques.
Materials and equipment used in printmaking.
Materials and equipment used for graphic design.
Things to do in graphic design.
SECTION 6: Sculpture.
Quotations about sculpture.
Things to do in sculpture.
Materials for sculpture: assemblages, carving, casting, and modeling.
Hardwoods, leaf-bearing trees.
Softwoods, cone-bearing trees.
Tools and equipment for sculpture.
Safety reminders for sculpture.
Survey of sculpture: important works of art.
Master sculptors and examples of their work.
Famous sculptors, listed by country.
American sculpture parks.
International sculpture parks.
Earthworks, past and present
Section 7 Architecture.
Quotations about architecture.
Things to do in architecture.
Great architects of the world.
Major patrons of architecture.
Cities that have preserved their architectural heritage: worth a visit.
Selected examples of architecture, catalogued by style.
Ancient Roman architecture.
Ancient Greek architecture.
Palaces and castles.
Walled cities, castles, and fortresses.
Stately homes, palaces, and castles of the United Kingdom and Ireland.
Chateaux of France.
Great churches, Cathedrals, and centers of worship.
American churches and temples.
Architectural influences of various times and cultures.
American architectural characteristics.
State capitol buildings and their architects.
American houses by general style.
American covered bridges.
SECTION 8: Fine Crafts and Folk Art.
Quotations about folk art and crafts.
Things to do in ceramics.
More things to do in ceramics.
Equipment for ceramics.
Decorating methods for ceramics.
Standard pyrometric cone temperatures.
Small junior pyrometric cone temperatures.
Universal arts and crafts.
Things to do: Art and crafts from many cultures.
Things to do: American crafts.
American Folk Art and Crafts definitions.
Amish Crafts— traditional and modern.
Things to do: the African heritage.
African crafts— traditional and contemporary.
African American crafts.
Things to do: Native American art and crafts.
Definitions of Native American crafts.
Native American pictographs.
Native American craft specialties by region.
Things to do: Mexican arts and crafts.
Centers of Mexican Folk Art production.
General locations for Mexican crafts.
Things to do: Asian art and crafts.
Chinese crafts and folk art.
Symbols used in Chinese art.
Jewish art and folk art.
Scandinavian design and crafts.
Things to make with papier-m?ch?.
Equipment and materials needed for papier-m?ch?.
Papier-m?ch? surface designs.
Things to do with paper-cutting.
Equipment and materials for paper-cutting.
Paper-cutting techniques around the world.
More things to make with paper-cutting.
National Heritage Fellows of America.
Major arts and crafts festivals.
Master craftspersons of the twentieth century.
SECTION 9: Technology and Art: Photography, Video, Computer Graphics, and the Copy Machine.
Quotations about photography.
Things to do in photography.
Things to do in photo appreciation.
Ways to take photos.
Subjects for photography.
Equipment and materials for black and white photography.
Photographic time line.
The evolution of photography.
History of the camera.
Outstanding museum photographic collections.
Master photographers and examples of their works.
Examples of outstanding photos.
Well-known late twentieth-century photographers.
Specific photographic groups.
Things to do with the video camcorder.
Using the video camcorder.
Things to do: Art projects using the copy machine.
Materials that may be used in a copy machine.
Things to do: art projects using the computer.
SECTION 10: Museums.
Quotations related to museums.
Museums devoted to the work of one artist.
Museums with special folk art collections.
American museums with special collections of ancient and classical art.
American museums of late modern and contemporary art.
Foreign museums of contemporary art.
Museums with outstanding photographic collections.
American museums with special emphasis on Asian art.
Museums related to the Judaic culture.
American museums with special emphasis on African American art.
American museums with special emphasis on Hispanic art.
Museums with special emphasis on Native American art.
Special southwestern petroglyph sites.
Museums that specialize in American Western art.
Historic homes open as museums.
American museums towns.
Museums in America.
Major international museums.
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