ERIC Number: ED072999
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1971
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Creative Mosaics, Art Education: 6683.14.
Marinaccio, Louis M.
This quinmester guide describes a laboratory course designed to offer opportunities for experimentation in mosaic design by exploring uses of various techniques and materials. The course, which is offered to 7th through 12th grade pre-vocational students, emphasizes the use of design in relation to creative composition. Students learn to design, glaze, fire, cut and develop their own tiles, tessera, etc., to be utilized in mosaic projects. Proper use of instruments and tools as well as proper technique is emphasized. In addition to actually producing projects, students learn the importance of mosaic art as a medium for art expression, and the historical background of mosaic design from the Egyptians to contemporary artists. Other sections of the guide include: a course outline; an evaluation section; bibliographies of student and teacher references; a list of places to visit; a list of periodicals of interest, suggested media resources for teachers, and a list of equipment suppliers. Related documents are: SO 005 292, and SO 005 270. (Author/OPH)
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Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Dade County Public Schools, Miami, FL.
Identifiers - Location: Florida