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Wolf, Camilla – School Arts, 1981
The zoetrope, ancestor of the motion picture, is a spinning cylinder in which a strip of drawings take on movement. This article provides instructions for building this device and outlines an animation project for third- through seventh-graders. (SJL)
Descriptors: Animation, Art Activities, Guidelines, Intermediate Grades
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deGrassi, Jennifer – School Arts, 1979
Instructions are provided for making dolls, or soft people sculptures, by stuffing nylons with cotton and shaping the result with stitching and decoration. This article is one of seven in this issue on fiber arts. (SJL)
Descriptors: Art Education, Art Materials, Guidelines, Handicrafts
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Marxhausen, Reinhold P. – School Arts, 1980
Instructions are provided for creating three-dimensional designs by plaster coating honeycomb paper. (SJL)
Descriptors: Art Activities, Elementary Secondary Education, Guidelines, Paper (Material)
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McCardell, Bonnie – School Arts, 1979
The Vermont State Craft Center, Frog Hollow, in Middlebury, Vermont, provides studio space and instruction to students from two elementary schools, a day-care center, the county school for the mentally retarded, and an area kindergarten. Described are the programs offered to each of these groups of students. (Author/KC)
Descriptors: Art Appreciation, Art Education, Artists, Arts Centers
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deGrassi, Jennifer – School Arts, 1981
Gives instructions for making rag paper as a high school art project. (SJL)
Descriptors: Art Activities, Guidelines, Handicrafts, High Schools
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School Arts, 1979
Instructions are given for making oil ground, glue gesso, glue water size, oil colors, damar varnish, water colors, encaustic painting, egg tempera painting, etching inks, etching grounds, etching acids, and sugar-lift. (SJL)
Descriptors: Art Materials, Guidelines, Methods, Painting (Visual Arts)
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Godlewski, Susan Glover – School Arts, 1990
Outlines the life of Henri Matisse and how he created his paper cut-outs, which were reproduced in a book. Discusses the importance of artists' books. Suggests some creative activities for all grades in book making and paper cut-outs that could be worked in conjunction with a language arts program. (KM)
Descriptors: Art Activities, Art Education, Art Expression, Art History
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Daniel, Robert A. – School Arts, 1979
The author describes the basic materials and processes needed for a student project in planographic and incised relief printing with plasticine, and gives some hints for adapting this project to different elementary grade levels. (SJL)
Descriptors: Art Activities, Art Materials, Elementary Education, Graphic Arts
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Doherty, Steve – School Arts, 1979
The author gives step-by-step procedures for a screen printing project that teaches color mixing to young children. (SJL)
Descriptors: Art Activities, Art Materials, Color, Elementary Education
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Sapiro, Maurice L. – School Arts, 1979
Gives a step-by-step demonstration and explanation of the thermo-etch process, an intaglio print process which uses a heated stylus to draw on plastic plates. (Author/SJL)
Descriptors: Art Activities, Art Materials, Elementary Secondary Education, Graphic Arts
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Mansfield, Patricia; Sanford, Barbara – School Arts, 1979
Describes the process of "canning"--applying textile pigment or dye to cloth by moving a pigment-filled can across the fabric to create a linear design. This printing process is described as low-cost, easy, and suitable for all age and artistic levels. (Author/SJL)
Descriptors: Art Activities, Art Materials, Color, Finishing
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Tupa, Myron – School Arts, 1980
The author describes the screenprinting project he uses to begin his high school Printmaking I class and gives detailed instructions, with materials lists and diagrams, for the multicolor screenprinting process. This is one of several articles in this issue on graphic arts projects. (SJL)
Descriptors: Art Activities, Color, Graphic Arts, Guidelines
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Benjamin-Murray, Betsy – School Arts, 1980
Instructions are provided for transfering photographic images onto fabric using Kwik-Print solution. This article is one of several in this issue on graphic arts projects. (SJL)
Descriptors: Art Activities, Graphic Arts, Guidelines, Photography
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Schulman, William – School Arts, 1980
The author outlines the procedures for paper lithography and suggests it as a worthwhile project for all grade levels. This article is one of several in this issue on graphic arts projects. (SJL)
Descriptors: Art Activities, Elementary Secondary Education, Graphic Arts, Guidelines
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Rosenberg, Lilli Ann Killen – School Arts, 1980
Instructions are given for a beginning project in mosaic. (SJL)
Descriptors: Art Activities, Elementary Education, Guidelines, Student Projects
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