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Ahmad, Paula – School Arts, 1989
Recommends the use of visual art games to introduce art units and stimulate student interest. Outlines strategies for 10 visual art games adaptable for most age and skill levels. Based on familiar games such as "tic-tac-toe" or "hangman," these activities deal with artists, artistic skills or concepts, and art history. (LS)
Descriptors: Art Activities, Art Education, Art Expression, Art History
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Ahmad, Paula – School Arts, 1989
Recommends the use of visual art games to organize learning for short time periods. Outlines strategies for seven visual art games adaptable for most age and skill levels. Based on familiar games such as "I-Spy" or "Bingo," these activities deal with artistic terms or concepts, artists, artworks, and art history. (LS)
Descriptors: Art Activities, Art Education, Art Expression, Art History
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Foster, Michael – School Arts, 1989
Explains a method of block printing using styrofoam shapes to make high relief. Describes the creation of the block design as well as the actual printing process. Uses a range of paper types for printing so children can see the results of using different media. (LS)
Descriptors: Art Activities, Art Education, Art Materials, Art Products
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Morris, Jimmy – School Arts, 1989
Presents two printmaking lessons for children inspired by master art teacher, Frank Wachowiak. "Repeated Motifs and Designs" uses vegetables and found objects to make prints emphasizing repeat patterns. "Fish Under the Sea" uses white liquid glue to make line prints with strong linear compositions. (LS)
Descriptors: Art Activities, Art Education, Art Expression, Art Teachers
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Doornek, Richard R. – School Arts, 1990
Presents a lesson plan developed around the work of architectural muralist Richard Haas. Discusses the significance of mural painting and gives key concepts for the lesson. Lists class activities for the elementary and secondary grades. Provides a photograph of the Haas mural on the Fountainbleau Hilton Hotel, 1986. (GG)
Descriptors: Aesthetic Education, Art, Art Activities, Art Education
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Bray, Pamela – School Arts, 1989
Presents background material and elementary and secondary activity ideas about minimalist artist and architect Frank Gehry. Focuses on the shapes and materials used in his "Winton Residence Guest House." Elementary activities encourage students to examine line, shape, texture, and scale and dimension. Secondary activities look at…
Descriptors: Architects, Architecture, Art Activities, Art Education