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Mark Kistler's Imagination Station: Learn How to Draw in 3-D with Public Television's Favorite Drawing Teacher

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andlt;Bandgt;Host of public television's andlt;Iandgt;Mark Kistler's Imagination Station,andlt;/Iandgt; shows young artists the cool and fun way to draw in 3-D! andlt;BRandgt; Hey, you!andlt;/Bandgt; Open this book and learn how to draw in three dimensions! andlt;Iandgt;Mark Kistler's Imagination Stationandlt;/Iandgt; has thirty-six exciting drawing adventures. Mark teaches you the different skills you need in order to create such masterpieces as: andlt;BRandgt; andlt;Bandgt;* Dinosaurs in the Skyandlt;BRandgt; * The Cool Cloud Colonyandlt;BRandgt; * The Magnificent Moon Baseandlt;BRandgt; * The Delightful Diving Dolphinsandlt;BRandgt; * Professional Pollution Patrollersandlt;BRandgt; * Super Solar Systemandlt;BRandgt; * And thirty other excellent adventures that will have you drawing like this: andlt;BRandgt; There's also a special guide for parents and teachers at the end of the book.andlt;/Bandgt;

Synopsis:

Host of public television's Mark Kistler's Imagination Station, shows young artists the cool and fun way to draw in 3-D!

Hey, you! Open this book and learn how to draw in three dimensions! Mark Kistler's Imagination Station has thirty-six exciting drawing adventures. Mark teaches you the different skills you need in order to create such masterpieces as:

x Dinosaurs in the Sky
x The Cool Cloud Colony
x The Magnificent Moon Base
x The Delightful Diving Dolphins
x Professional Pollution Patrollers
x Super Solar System
x And thirty other excellent adventures that will have you drawing like this:

There's also a special guide for parents and teachers at the end of the book.

Synopsis:

With the same light touch that made his Draw Squad a resounding success, PBS-TV's Mark Kistler enters the third dimension in these step-by-step drawing lessons for kids. As he explains artistic concepts, Kistler peppers his text with jokes, tips, and silly slogans.

About the Author

Over the past sixteen years andlt;Bandgt;Mark Kistlerandlt;/Bandgt; has taught millions of children how to draw in 3-D at over five thousand elementary school assembly workshops around the world, including Australia, Germany, England, Scotland, Mexico, and the United States. His starring roles as Commander Mark and Captain Mark in the hit children's public television series andlt;Iandgt;The Secret City, The Draw Squad,andlt;/Iandgt; and andlt;Iandgt;The New Secret City Adventures,andlt;/Iandgt; have been viewed in eighteen countries with over forty million viewers. His most recent self-produced public television series, andlt;Iandgt;Mark Kistler's Imagination Station,andlt;/Iandgt; is currently airing on nearly one hundred PBS stations nationwide.andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;Mr. Kistler has written and illustrated many popular children's drawing books, including andlt;Iandgt;Learn to Draw with Commander Markandlt;/Iandgt; and andlt;Iandgt;Mark Kistler's Draw Squad.andlt;/Iandgt; As a result of his television series and drawing books, Mark Kistler has generated over one million letters containing 3-D drawings from children around the world. Mark deeply believes that learning how to draw in 3-D builds a child's critical thinking skills while nourishing self-esteem. His positive messages on self-image, goal setting, dream questing, environmental awareness, and the power of reading have inspired millions of children to discover their awesome individual potential.andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;When Mark is not waiting for connecting flights at airports, he enjoys sailing his Catalina sloop in the blue Pacific waters off the coast of sunny southern California. Mark lives in Carlsbad, California.

Table of Contents

Contents

What's Where

Hi! Hey! Ho! (Introduction)

F.B.I. Warning!

Warm-Up Sketches

The "Less Television, More Drawing" Legally Binding Contract

Here We Go! (The Explanation)

Mark Kistler's Imagination Station Drawing Directory

The Tally

Heroes Inspire

Drawing in 3-D with the Twelve Renaissance Words

3-D Drawing Adventures

Episode 1: Dinosaurs, Dinosaurs

Episode 2: Dinosaurs in the Sky

Episode 3: Knights of the Drawing Table

Episode 4: The King's Breakfast

Episode 5: The Cool Cloud Colony

Episode 6: Pondering Pencil Power 69

Episode 7: The Magnificent Moon Base

Episode 8: The Great Undersea Adventure

Episode 9: An Ocean Odyssey

Episode 10: Terrific Tree Town

Episode 11: The Voyage of Ideas

Episode 12: Delightful Diving Dolphins

Episode 13: Return to Dino Town

Episode 14: Fabulous Flapping Flags

Episode 15: The Great Adventure Down Under

Episode 16: Awesome Australian Animals

Episode 17: Earth Patrol HQ

Episode 18: Mammoth Moon Metropolis

Episode 19: The Cool Clam Family

Episode 20: Professional Pollution Patrollers

Episode 21: The Adventures of Genius Pickle

Episode 22: Expressions of Drawing

Episode 23: More Expressions of Drawing

Episode 24: Dino-Lizards

Episode 25: Polar Party

Episode 26: Flying High with Your Imagination

Episode 27: Knights of the Drawing Table Return

Episode 28: Super Solar System

Episode 29: Thumbs-Up for Thinkers

Episode 30: Cool Creative Creatures

Episode 31: Melf Magic

Episode 32: Plumbing Puzzler

Episode 33: The Forest of Ideas

Episode 34: Stalactite City

Episode 35: Sprinting Spinach Superstars

Episode 36: Be a Dream Beam

The Test

Appendixes: A Special Note to Parents and Teachers

Appendix A: Parents' and Teachers' Questions and Answers with Mark Kistler

Introduction to Appendixes B to E

Appendix B: More Ideas from Kimberly P. Kiddoo, Ph.D.

Appendix C: The Art Time Line: More Ideas from Tina Arndt and Jennifer Bucher

Appendix D: More Ideas from Vicki Sheridan

Appendix E: There's More to Art Than Drawing: More Ideas from Mike Schmid

Product Details

ISBN:
9780671500139
Author:
Kistler, Mark
Publisher:
Touchstone Books
Location:
New York :
Subject:
General
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
Juvenile literature
Subject:
Drawing
Subject:
Art - Drawing
Subject:
Drawing -- Technique.
Subject:
Mark Kistler's imagination station
Subject:
General Art
Subject:
Activity
Subject:
Techniques
Subject:
Drawing -- Technique -- Juvenile literature.
Subject:
Art - Techniques
Subject:
Children s Art-Drawing
Copyright:
Edition Description:
B102
Series Volume:
186026
Publication Date:
December 1994
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
Toddler - Up
Language:
English
Illustrations:
400 LINE DRAW
Pages:
288
Dimensions:
11 x 8.5 in 24.22 oz
Age Level:
03-UP

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"Synopsis" by , Host of public television's Mark Kistler's Imagination Station, shows young artists the cool and fun way to draw in 3-D!

Hey, you! Open this book and learn how to draw in three dimensions! Mark Kistler's Imagination Station has thirty-six exciting drawing adventures. Mark teaches you the different skills you need in order to create such masterpieces as:

x Dinosaurs in the Sky
x The Cool Cloud Colony
x The Magnificent Moon Base
x The Delightful Diving Dolphins
x Professional Pollution Patrollers
x Super Solar System
x And thirty other excellent adventures that will have you drawing like this:

There's also a special guide for parents and teachers at the end of the book.

"Synopsis" by , With the same light touch that made his Draw Squad a resounding success, PBS-TV's Mark Kistler enters the third dimension in these step-by-step drawing lessons for kids. As he explains artistic concepts, Kistler peppers his text with jokes, tips, and silly slogans.
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