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Dean, Diane R.; Milam, Debora – G/C/T, 1985
Presents examples of independent study units for gifted high school students in a resource room setting. Both art appreciation and technique are covered in activities concerned with media (basics of pencil, India ink, pastels, crayons, oil, acrylics, and watercolors), subject matter (landscapes, animals, the human figure), design and illustration…
Descriptors: Art Activities, Art Appreciation, Art Products, Enrichment Activities
Sartorius, Tara Cady – Arts & Activities, 1998
Discusses the life and artwork of Charles Burchfield, particularly focusing on his depiction of nature, watercolor techniques, and use of symbolism in his artwork entitled "Arctic Owl and Winter Moon." Provides lessons for philosophy, visual arts, music, natural science, language arts, and astronomy. (CMK)
Descriptors: Art Education, Art Expression, Artists, Astronomy
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Cameron, Teddy – Journal of Biocommunication, 2000
Discusses the increasing interest of the public in nature and art of the 18th and 19th centuries, and making watercolor painting a part of the curriculum. Focuses on the works and publishing of Gwillim, Wilson, Audubon, and Peterson. (Contains 12 references.) (YDS)
Descriptors: Art, Birds, Botany, Guides
Johns, Pat – Arts & Activities, 2000
Focuses on a second grade art lesson (two 40-minute class periods) in which students use stencils, oil pastels, and watercolors to create an impressionistic landscape. Discusses how to create the stencils, using oaktags, and how to create the picture. (CMK)
Descriptors: Art Education, Art Materials, Art Products, Childrens Art
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James, A. Everette, Jr. – Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved, 1991
Reviews "An Artist in the University Medical Center" (M. Lesser, New Orleans: Tulane University Press, 1989), in which the artist captures the human side of the complex Tulane Medical Center in New Orleans (Louisiana). The interplay of drawings, etchings, watercolors, and prose conveys traditions of nurturing in the hospital. (SLD)
Descriptors: Artists, Fine Arts, Higher Education, Hospitals
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Black, Susan – Educational Leadership, 1993
Like British morning programs of recent decades, upstate New York program encourages parents and community residents to get involved in children's education. Parents and community residents--watercolor artists, auto mechanics, doll collectors, and others--are welcomed and valued in schools. Program's purpose is learning, not entertainment. Topics…
Descriptors: Community Involvement, Educational Environment, Elementary Education, Learning Activities
Cook, Bruce L. – Educational Broadcasting International, 1980
Reports the major findings of a study that investigated the effectiveness of using pictures of different art styles (stick figures, faceless outline drawings, detailed black-and-white, detailed black-and-white with watercolor wash, and black-and-white photographs) with 423 new readers in Papua New Guinea. (JD)
Descriptors: Bibliographies, Developing Nations, Illustrations, Literacy Education
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Shauck, Barry – School Arts: The Art Education Magazine for Teachers, 2004
Professional development through the advanced planning of themed exhibitions provides art instructors in Howard County the impetus for many art problems. This art problem, centered on the art and writing contained in the storybooks of Holly Hobbie. In late summer, the art teaching staff of the Howard County Public School System gathered at the…
Descriptors: Museums, Art Teachers, Art Education, Art History
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Brown, Louisa – School Arts: The Art Education Magazine for Teachers, 2004
Almost all early civilizations had mythological stories. From the great cradles of civilization--Egypt, Mesopotamia, Greece, and Rome--to the Mother Earth and Father Sky of the early Native Americans, myths have been part of the civilization of humankind. Typically, in this teachers' ninth-grade painting class, the students paint landscapes in…
Descriptors: Studio Art, Teaching Methods, Grade 9, Art Activities
Horne, Jackie C. – Riverbank Review, 2000
Profiles the life/work of the award winning picture-book author-illustrator Barbara Cooney. Includes her early development as an artist; early attempts at the picture-book form; experimentation with different media: watercolor, pen/ink with wash, charcoal, acrylics, pastels, and collage; later work that draws upon folk-art traditions; her love of…
Descriptors: Artists, Authors, Biographies, Childrens Literature
Greenaway, Jean E. – 1972
This tentative course outline is for use in one of the Quinmester Program classes, Opaque Watercolor. Designed for students in grades 7-12, with no prerequisite, the course includes the introduction of a variety of techniques in a number of opaque media including tempera, gouache, and cassein. Matting and mounting techniques are also taught. A…
Descriptors: Activity Units, Art, Art Activities, Art Education
Byar, Corinne L.; Dougherty, Marguerite D. – 1973
This course outline for art education at the senior high school level aims to promote the development of each child so that he is not only proficient in measurable skills and knowledge but is also a resourceful and creative individual. The suggested teaching activities include classroom demonstrations and slide shows followed by student…
Descriptors: Aesthetic Education, Art Activities, Art Appreciation, Art Education
Parma City School District, OH. – 1993
This handbook defines and describes the benefits of both collaborative approaches and cooperative techniques. An introduction uses watercolor marbling as a metaphor for collaborative approaches and cooperative activities. Section I provides research results regarding problems of adult literacy programs, skills employers want, and Bloom's taxonomy.…
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Adult Learning, Adult Literacy, Classroom Techniques
Smith, Karen – 2002
This lesson will introduce intermediate students to the Japanese poetic form of "haiku," which is most effectively taught after students have an understanding of syllables. The lesson plan's introductory activity is designed to introduce students to the geography of Japan, as well as Japanese culture through Asian art and music--after…
Descriptors: Art Activities, Class Activities, Classroom Techniques, Cultural Context
James, Rose – 2002
Introducing children to well written and beautifully illustrated books will help build basic skills while providing for the aesthetic need for beauty and pleasure. This lesson is designed as an integrated literature and visual arts lesson, revolving around the story book, "Owl Moon," written by Jane Yolen and illustrated by John…
Descriptors: Art Activities, Childrens Art, Childrens Literature, Classroom Techniques
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