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In the manner of …

In the manner of … Geri Greenman My oil-painting class was mostly made up of juniors and seniors who had completed at least one of our two introductory art classes, the first semester in which they learned the basics of drawing, design, color theory, sculpture, watercolors/acrylics, graphic design, calligraphy and so on. The second semester […]

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Disguise artists – Children’s art diary

Disguise artists – Children’s art diary – art projects George Szekely You can’t see her, but I have a busy partner at my desk watching me type this article. Post-it[R] note packs disappear as my daughter tries on new noses, draws new mouths and designs new facial features. Ana occasionally glances toward the mirror reflecting […]

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Dress-up artists

Dress-up artists – Children’s art diary George Szekely As I walk near the school bus stop, one sister shouts to the other from an opposite street corner, “If you insist on wearing what doesn’t match, I told you I wouldn’t stand on the same corner with you. The crazy pieces you picked–Mom told you not […]

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NAEA President releases agenda for learning – Arts Update – National Art Education Association

NAEA President releases agenda for learning – Arts Update – National Art Education Association – Brief Article National Art Education Association President Mac Arthur Goodwin released a national art education report “Visual Arts Education: Setting An Agenda For Improving Student Learning.” According to NAEA Executive Director, Thomas Hatfield, “The purpose of the agenda is to […]

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Flowers In Watercolor. . – Reviews

Flowers In Watercolor. . – Reviews – video recording review Barbara Herberholz FLOWERS IN WATERCOLOR. Video/ 58 min./$39.95. Level: Adult. Crystal Productions, P.O. Box 2159, Glenview, IL 60025, (800) 255-8629. In this video, artist Charles Reid demonstrates the watercolor-painting process, from pencil drawing to the interplay of color, providing his skilled commentary throughout the process. […]

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Fish dishes

Fish dishes – art project Marie Derby The inspiration for this clay project came from ceramic dishes that I purchased on a family trip to Greece. I was captivated by the various shapes, styles and colors of Greek pottery. I found the fish-shaped dishes to be quite charming. It wasn’t long before my mind kicked […]

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Art education conferences 2002-2003

Art education conferences 2002-2003 Following is a listing of conferences being held in the coming year by art education associations and others throughout the country. For more information or to register, please contact the individuals whose names, addresses, phone/fax numbers, or e-mail/Web site addresses are provided at the end of each listing. ALABAMA. Oct. 4-5; […]

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Gerald Leslie Brockhurst: etchings from the William P. Brumfield memorial collection

Gerald Leslie Brockhurst: etchings from the William P. Brumfield memorial collection – Learning from Exhibitions Mark M. Johnson For an artist who created more than 600 superbly painted portraits–including among them subjects such as Marlene Dietrich, The Duchess of Windsor and J. Paul Getty, Jr.–it may seem surprising that this artist is best known for […]

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The city is the museum

Prague: The city is the museum Dona Z. Meilach Think famous museums and you’ll probably rattle off such names as the Metropolitan Museum in New York, the Louvre in Paris and the Prado in Madrid, in Prague, the capital of the Czech Republic, there are art museums, but you need never set fool in one […]

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Painting, composition and color

Painting, composition and color Geri Greenman Spring has sprung, the school year is advancing toward its end, and the colors outside are becoming more vibrant and colorful! Painting is a celebration. Whether your students are using tempera, acrylic, oil or watercolor, it’s exciting! Bring a bouquet of flowers into your classroom and let your students […]