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Publisher Comments:

"DISCOVERING GREAT ARTISTS" is

A Creative Collection of

Easy Art Appreciation

Activities for Children

110 amazingly fun and unique art activities for

children to experience the styles and techniques

of the great masters, from the Renaissance to

the present. A biography of each artist is

included with a fully illustrated, child tested art

activity, featuring painting, drawing, sculpture,

photography, architecture, and more!

Great Artists activities include:

- 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

- Dali - Dream Photographs

- Matisse 0 color Collage

- Pollock - Action Splatter

- Lichtenstein - comic Dots

- O'Keeffe - Close-Up Flower

ART EXPLORATION FOR

SCHOOL • HOMESCHOOL • HOME

CHILDCARE • MUSEUMS • LIBRARIES

___________________________________________________

About the creators of Discovering Great Artists:

MaryAnn F. Kohl is the author of award winning titles

Scribble Art, Mudworks, ScienceArts, Preschool Art,

Cooking Art, Good Earth Art, and others. She is a national

speaker at educational and publishing conferences and

owns Bright Ring Publishing, Inc. MaryAnn lives in

Bellingham, Washington.

Kim Solga is the author of Draw!. Paint!, Make Prints!

and five other books. Her articles on arts and crafts

appear regularly in national education and parenting

magazines. Kim owns KidsArt, a mail order art supply

catalog, and writes and illustrates children's books.

She lives in Mt. Shasta, California.

Rebecca Van Slyke has taught second grade since 1987.

She gives private art lessons to children and writes

and illustrates children's books. She lives with her

husband and daughter and numerous furry and

feathered critters on a small farm near Bellingham,

Washington.

Synopsis:

"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

Synopsis:

Featuring more than 150 activities, this guide teaches the styles, works, and techniques of the great masters—Van Gogh, Michelangelo, Rembrandt, and more.

About the Author

MaryAnn F. Kohl is the coauthor of First Art and the author of Preschool Art. Kim Solga is the editor or coauthor of several books in the Art and Activities for Kids series, including Art Fun! and Craft Fun!

Table of Contents

Chart of Contents

3 Dedication and Acknowledgments

4 Introduction

5 Art Resources

6-7 Icons

8-10 Chart of Contents

11-36 Chapter 1 Long, Long Ago

Renaissance and Post Renaissance

12 Giotto 1266-1337 Egg Paint

Gothic

13 Limbourg Brothers 1375-1416 Book of Days

Gothic

14 Ghiberti 1378-1455 Florentine Relief

Renaissance

15 Van Eyck 1395-1441 Triptych Panel

Renaissance

16 Angelico 1400-1455 Leaf Painting with Silver

Renaissance

17 Masaccio 1401-1428 Profile Portrait

Renaissance

18 Botticelli 1445-1510 Art in the Round

Renaissance

19 Da Vinci 1452-1519 Drawing Things Apart

Renaissance

20-21 Da Vinci 1452-1519 Da Vinci Invention

Renaissance

22 Dürer 1471-1528 Wood Block Print

Renaissance

23 Raphael 1483-1520 Mother and Baby

Renaissance

24 Michelangelo 1475-1564 Fresco Plaque

Renaissance

25 Michelangelo 1475-1564 Lie-Down Painting

Renaissance

26 El Greco 1541-1614 Drawing Tall Figures

Baroque

27 Rubens 1577-1640 Chalk Light Face

Baroque

28 Rembrandt 1606-1669 Making Faces!

Baroque

29 Rembrandt 1606-1669 Shadowy Faces

Baroque

30 Linnaeus 1707-1778 Botanical Illustrations

Naturalist

31 Gainsborough 1727-1788 Portrait on Landscape

Romantic

32 Blake 1757-1827 Hand Colored Prints

Romantic

33 Constable 1776-1837 Cloudscape

Romantic

34 Hokusai 1760-1849 Surimono Greeting

Ukiyo-e

35 Audubon 1785-1851 Nature Notebook

Naturalist

36 Courbet 1819-1877 Palette Knife Painting

Realist

37-56 Chapter 2 Sunny and Free

Impressionists and Post Impressionists

38 Manet 1832-1883 Still-Life in Melted Crayon

Impressionist

39 Monet 1840-1926 Dabble in Paint

Impressionist

40 Degas 1834-1917 Resist in Motion

Impressionist

41 Degas 1834-1917 Chalk on Cloth

Impressionist

42 Morisot 1841-1895 Texture Paints

Impressionist

43 Homer 1836-1910 Wilderness Watercolor

Impressionist

Impressionist Impressionist

45 Renoir 1841-1919 Mixed Media Still-Life

Impressionist

46 Van Gogh 1853-1890 Impasto Post

Impressionist

Impressionist Impressionist

48 Cézanne 1839-1906 Seeing Shapes Still-Life Post

Impressionist

49 Rousseau 1844-1910 Jungle Prints Post

Impressionist

50 Rodin 1840-1917 Carving Clay Post

Impressionist

51 Gauguin 1848-1903 Surprising Colors Post

Impressionist Nabis

52-53 Toulouse-Lautrec 1864-1901 Event Poster

Post Impressionist

54 Seurat 1859-1891 Pointillist Color Cards Post

Impressionist Pointillist

55 Vuillard 1868-1940 Artists Studio Post

Impressionist Nabis

56 Russell 1864-1926 Western Sunset

Impressionist

57-82 Chapter 3 Wild and Wacky

Expressionists, Abstract, Abstract-Expressionists, Cubists, Dadaists, and Surrealists

58 Matisse 1869-1954 Story Color Collage

Post Impressionist Fauvist

59 Munch 1863-1944 Clay Facial Expressions

Expressionist

60 Kandinsky 1866-1944 Painting Music

Abstract-Expressionist

61 Mondrian 1872-1944 Straight Line Design

Abstract DeStijl

62-63 Klee 1879-1940 One Line Designs

Expressionist

64 Stella 1880-1946 Mixed Media Lines

Abstract

65 Escher 1889-1972 Tessellation Design

Abstract

66 Calder 1889-1976 Standing Mobile

Abstract

67 Moore 1898-1986 Carving Stone

Abstract

68 Braque 1882-1963 Cubist Collage

Cubist

69 Picasso 1881-1973 One Color Painting

Cubist

70-71 Picasso 1881-1973 Fractured Friend

Cubist

72 Rivera 1886-1957 Giant Projector Mural

Social Realist

73 Duchamp 1887-1968 Happy Accident String

Dadaist

74 Arp 1887-1966 Muse of Chance Collage

Dadaist

75 Oppenheim 1913-1985 Wacky Work of Dada

Dadaist

76 Chagall 1887-1985 Scenery Mural

Surrealist

77 Magritte 1898-1967 Giant Tennis Shoes

Surrealist

78 Dali 1904-1985 Dream Photographs

Surrealist

79 Giacometti 1901-1966 Sticks ‘n Straws

Surrealist

80-81 Kahlo 1910-1954 Special Self-Portrait

Surrealist

82 Wright 1867-1959 Box House

Architect Modern

83-106 Chapter 4 Art Today Everyway

Pop, Op, Folk, Modern, Cartoonists, Photojournalists, and Childrens Book Illustrators

84 Grandma Moses 1860-1961 Busy Folk Art Scene

Folk Art

85 Rockwell 1895-1978 Tell-a-Story Illustrations

Romantic

86 OKeeffe 1887-1986 Close-Up Flower Painting

Realist

87 Wyeth 1917-2009 First Snow Realist

88 Lange 1895-1965 Photo Story Collage

Photojournalist

89 Bourke-White 1906-1971 ABC Photography

Photojournalist

90 Lawrence 1917-2000 Series Drawing

Realist and Modern

91 Smith 1906-1965 Cubi Structure Abstract

Expressionist

92 Vasarély 1908-1997 Dizzy Op Art

Op

93 Pollock 1912-1956 Action Spatter

Abstract Expressionist

94 Cornell 1903-1972 Portrait Box Collage

Surrealist

95 Nevelson 1900-1988 Scrap Box Art

Abstract

96 Rauschenberg 1925-2008 Combines

Pop

97 Chamberlain 1927- BIG Junk

Pop

98 Kienholz 1935-1994 Walk Through Sculpture

Op

99 Christo 1935- Transformations

Modern

100-101 Paik 1932-2006 Robot People

Pop

102 Lichtenstein 1923-1997 Comic Dots

Pop

103 Warhol 1930-1987 Lots of Me!

Pop

104 Ringgold 1930- Quilted Work

Modern

105 Davis 1946- Comic Creatures

Cartoonist

106 Van Allsburg 1949- Glowing House

Childrens Book Illustrator

107-126 Chapter 5 Make It and Play It

Games and Child-Made Activities

108 Great Artist Cards

card game

109 Masters Match

matching game

110 Master-Puzzlepiece

puzzle game

111 Masters Scrap Book

cataloging activity

112-113 Smart Art Cards

matching game

114-115 Great Art Cookies

cooking activity

116-117 Great Art Dominoes

matching game

118 Great Art Coloring Pages

coloring activity

119 Great Time Line

sequencing activity

120-121 Happy Birthday, Mr. Picasso

party activity

122 Gallery Walk

exhibition activity

123 Masterpiece Montage

drama activity

124-125 Map of Honor

geography activity

126 You and Me Notebook

cataloging activity

127-144 Chapter 6 Resource Guide

128-132 Great Art Words

glossary and art terms

133-135 Materials Index

index by art materials

136 Great Art Techniques

index by kid art technique

138 Great Art Birthdays

list of artist birthdays

139-140 Great Artists and Activities

index by artist and activity

141 About the Authors

biography of authors

142 Bright Ideas for Learning

other book information

Product Details

ISBN:
9780935607093
Author:
Kohl, MaryAnn F.
Author:
Solga, Kim
Author:
Kohl, MaryAnn F.
Author:
Solga, Kim
Publisher:
Bright Ring Publishing
Location:
Bellingham, WA :
Subject:
Art
Subject:
Vocational Guidance
Subject:
Artists
Subject:
Business, Careers, Occupations
Subject:
Children's 4-8 - Art & Art Instruction
Subject:
Art -- Technique -- Juvenile literature.
Subject:
Art -- Technique.
Subject:
Children s-Reference Careers
Subject:
General
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Bright Ideas for Learning (TM)
Series Volume:
5
Publication Date:
19970531
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from P up to 7
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
144
Dimensions:
8.5 x 11 in 0.5 lb
Age Level:
05-12

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"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

"Synopsis" by ,
Featuring more than 150 activities, this guide teaches the styles, works, and techniques of the great masters—Van Gogh, Michelangelo, Rembrandt, and more.

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