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Buffington, Rod – School Arts, 1984
A competitive art project which involved high school students in creating a hamburger out of any kind of materials they wanted is described. The results were very creative. In one related activity, students were asked to write a creative hamburger recipe. Some of the rather curious results are reproduced here. (RM)
Descriptors: Art Education, Art Products, Creative Art, Creativity
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Alexander, Robin R. – School Arts, 1984
A four-day project which involved kindergarten and first-grade classes in making a collection of animals from clay is described. (RM)
Descriptors: Animals, Art Activities, Art Education, Art Products
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Heidt, Ann – School Arts, 1984
To help them get the cylindrical shape necessary for making pottery beer mugs, high school art students used flexible armatures stuffed with vermiculite. (RM)
Descriptors: Art Activities, Art Education, Art Materials, Ceramics
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DeMuro, Ted – School Arts, 1984
After studying the culture and art of the ancient civilizations of South America, Mesopotamia, Greece, and Egypt, secondary level art students made spirit boxes as expressions of the various cultures. How to make the boxes and how to prepare the face molds are described. (RM)
Descriptors: Ancient History, Art Activities, Art Education, Art Expression
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Pritts, Steven J. – School Arts, 1984
An art activity which involved elementary students in making coiled clay constructions is described. (RM)
Descriptors: Art Activities, Art Education, Ceramics, Childrens Art
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Schnitzspahn, Karen – School Arts, 1985
A shadow puppet project for elementary students is described. Making the puppets, the stage, the light source, and the performance are discussed. (RM)
Descriptors: Art Activities, Art Education, Art Products, Elementary Education
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Sasser, Elizabeth S.; And Others – School Arts, 1985
Three art activities are described. Junior and senior high school students carved kachina dolls from blocks of wood, junior high school students created table sculptures from old bottles, and senior high students made richly colored face-plates. (RM)
Descriptors: Art Activities, Art Education, Course Descriptions, Design Crafts
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Swope, Darcy M. – School Arts, 1984
One way art teachers can motivate emotionally disturbed 5- to 12-year-old children who suffer from fear of failure and poor self-concepts is through the sharing of a book or record. A relaxed, safe atmosphere established through readings or songs allows children with special needs to experiment and express themselves through art. (RM)
Descriptors: Art Education, Audiodisc Recordings, Books, Course Descriptions
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Taylor, Cynthia – School Arts, 1991
Describes a game designed to motivate students to conduct art historical research. Required students to find artists who created art in four different ways, realistically, intellectually, emotionally, and spiritually. Students chose ways to take collected data and work cooperatively to create a mural. (KM)
Descriptors: Art Activities, Art Appreciation, Art Criticism, Art Education
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Altman, Hanna D. – School Arts, 1985
Describes an art project that involved blind secondary students in producing a large piece of sculpture for the terrace of their school. (RM)
Descriptors: Art Activities, Art Education, Blindness, Course Descriptions
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O'Connell, Ken – School Arts, 1985
How college art students made drawings using color is described. The activity helped the students analyze how they drew lines, shadows, and highlights. (RM)
Descriptors: Art Activities, Art Education, Color, Course Descriptions
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Burwell, Sandra L. – School Arts, 1985
Fifth-grade art students examined Greek artists' drawings on the surfaces of clay vases and wine cups and read Greek mythology. The students then drew their own designs for ceramic pots. (RM)
Descriptors: Art Activities, Art Education, Ceramics, Freehand Drawing
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Lewis, Doris R. – School Arts, 1985
Described is an art activity in which sixth graders were asked to draw something that they hear. The children created aural pictures that were truly inventive personal interpretations. (RM)
Descriptors: Art Activities, Art Education, Art Expression, Childrens Art
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Kaupelis, Robert – School Arts, 1985
In this art activity students are asked to make drawings based on projected images of photographic slides. Teachers can project their own personal slides or the slides of old masters for the activity. It is a unique way to motivate students. (RM)
Descriptors: Art Activities, Art Education, Course Descriptions, Freehand Drawing
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Worcester, Thomas K. – School Arts, 1985
How a secondary level art teacher used videotapes to teach calligraphy is described. Advantages of using the video system are discussed. (RM)
Descriptors: Art Education, Course Descriptions, Instructional Improvement, Manuscript Writing (Handlettering)
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