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  • Item #: 006982
    ISBN: 9780981598215
    Retail: $42.95
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  • Item #: 006989
    ISBN: 9780981598284
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  • Item #: 015892
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    Simple coloring skills, color-by-number, cut and paste, simple drawing.

  • Item #: 012276
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    Coloring, mixing colors, silhouettes, cut and paste, elementary perspective drawing.

  • Item #: 045180
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  • Item #: 020861
    ISBN: 9780970040541
    Retail: $16.95
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    This self-instructional drawing book can teach anyone to draw! Going step-by-step and covering all the basics of drawing such as perspective, proportion, line, ellipses, and more, this is a complete and encouraging program. The lessons are easy-to-read, have a conversational tone and there is room directly on the lesson page to experiment with the directions given. Since the book is consumable, you can draw your assignment right in the space provided or photocopy the pages so the book will last longer. You'll draw portraits, still life, and nature, improving all the time. Children in the middle grades could also use How Great Thou Art if they feel ready for a more serious drawing book. Revised, the book includes over 85 lessons on 118 pages and an additional 25 blank pages for sketching. Bible verses and inspirational quotes are included throughout the book. Five pen and ink cards are included with the book. Recommended supplies include 3 drawing pencils (HB,2B,4B), a pencil sharpener, an extra fine black marker pen, 1 kneaded eraser,a calligraphy marker pen (medium sized), and a 12" ruler.

  • Item #: 020860
    ISBN: 9780970040527
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    The Lamb's Book of Art is an excellent starting point for any beginning artist. The lessons and instructions are easy to follow and could be used for self-study for an older child. A variety of concepts are taught like drawing, color theory, portraits, anatomy, nature studies, cartooning, perspective, shading, lettering, and more. The lessons are fun, and you won't find yourself getting bored with monotonous activities. Plus, the book comes from a Christian publisher and Bible verses accompany most lessons. Art doesn't have to be hopeless! Lessons are reproducible for in home use and there are plenty of blank pages in the book to create art on.

    This book was revised in 2006 and is higher quality than the original. The basic lessons and format are the same, but there are now 168 pages instead of 128, with easier to read text and a fun set of five "marker cards" for additional assignments. Instead of the spiral binding of the original book, this edition sports a perfect binding. With this upgraded edition, they've taken a good thing and made it even better.

  • Item #: 042293
    ISBN: 9780794514525
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    This book could make a wonderful art program for younger students, incorporating both art appreciation and projects in a beautiful, easy to use format. The book features 22 impressive works of art from around the world and from a variety of periods. Each work is shown on a spread of pages along with a few short, interesting paragraphs of information about the work itself, the techniques used, and the artist who created it. Then you flip the page to see how you can imitate that work and style using simple materials and methods. For example, the first work highlighted is Van Gogh's "The Starry Night." After looking at the painting and reading about it, you turn to the next page, which has step-by-step directions to help you make your own swirly landscape using thick paints and a plastic fork. In six steps you go from drawing a simple landscape sketch, adding color, and using the fork to manipulate the paint into swirly patterns like those found in Van Gogh's painting. The end products are very attractive, and completing the projects will help students remember the distinctive styles of the artists they've studied. The projects pages are very colorful and offer beautiful illustrations of the finished projects to give students a visual aid. Throughout the 22 works/projects, students will be introduced to 3-D art, paintings, abstract art, prints, collages, Chinese brush painting, and other styles/types of art for a well-rounded but fun early art education. Hc, 96 pgs. – Melissa

  • Item #: 022042
    ISBN: 9780794508937
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  • Item #: 032349
    ISBN: 9780794526429
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    If you've purchased and enjoyed the Usborne Book of Art Ideas, the Usborne Book of Art Skills, and the Usborne Book of Art Projects, then this volume is too late for you, but if you are thinking about buying one or more of those books, or if you've already bought one and want the other two, WAIT! This book houses all three of the books in one complete volume, for about the same cost as two of the single books. You know what that means - over 400 wonderful activities are described on colorful, glossy pages. The activities are still listed by book, not intermingled, so there are actually three distinct "books" in this one. Hardcover, 288 pages. - Melissa
  • Item #: 017659
    ISBN: 9780740307072
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  • Item #: GRTART
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    This set includes the following books: Please note that contents are subject to change based on availabilty of individual titles. As titles go out of print and out of stock, they will be removed from this set.

  • Item #: 046598
    ISBN: 9781846167379
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  • Item #: 037775
    ISBN: 9780439935081
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    Katie is a young girl who goes to the art museum with her grandma for her birthday. While there, Katie discovers she can jump into the paintings and take part in what is going on. In a quest for some flowers from her grandma, she goes from painting to painting, interacting with the people. This great book includes reproductions of The Luncheon and Field of Poppies by Claude Monet, Girl with a Watering Can and Her First Evening Out by Pierre Renoir, and The Blue Dancers by Edgar Degas. The book is illustrated in full-color impressionist style as Katie makes her way through the paintings. A fun storybook that will introduce kids to impressionist art. 32 pgs, pb. ~ Rachel
  • Item #: 004768
    ISBN: 9780740301759
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  • Item #: 001232
    ISBN: 9781565660137
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  • Item #: 002489
    ISBN: 9781890674120
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  • Item #: 001236
    ISBN: 9780934738958
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  • Item #: 020183
    ISBN: 9780825142451
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    Item #: 048695
    ISBN: 9780756639723
    Retail: $50.00
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    When you take in the 600+ page count, the large trim size, and the glossy, full-color pages packed with gorgeous art reproductions, I feel that the price on this "coffee-table-quality" art book is extremely reasonable. After an opening chapter on looking at art and understanding basic art concepts (subject and composition, light and shade, etc.), the rest of the chapters progress chronologically from prehistory to the present day. Within each chapter specific geographical areas, cultures or artistic movements are covered. Most chapters focus on a group of artists that represent that time period or style, each with a short biography or biographical information and examples of their artwork. Often there are "closer looks" where the reader is invited to zoom in on a particular segment of a painting to appreciate a technique or a special feature. Occasionally, a themed page with a black background features a collection of works by different artists based around a similar subject, such as children or work. Like other DK books, the pages are packed with captioned full-color art reproductions. It's easy to believe that over 2,500 works are featured in this hefty volume! The art reproductions vary widely in size; some of them are page-size, while others take up only a few inches of space. Whether you use this as an art reference or a coffee table book, it's almost irresistible to browse. This has been a popular book around our office as well; its visual appeal is undeniable! One important note: although the book is an excellent reference, it is not geared specifically for children. There are plenty of nudes and partial nudes throughout the book. You will want to "edit" with sticky notes or selectively preview which pages you use with your children depending on their ages and your own family preferences. 612 pages, hc. - Jess

  • Item #: 055688
    Retail: $99.75
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    A one semester art course that can be done independently by students will please many parents, especially if they are not too artsy themselves. Five units in five books cover the basic elements of art and some art history. Students will prepare a portfolio of both two and three dimensional work. Parents grade the work using rubrics provided and students will also do self-evaluations.

    Students need a computer and internet access, as well as traditional art supplies. Here is a materials list: 2 graphite pencils, 2 charcoal pencils, 1 gum eraser, 1 pack plain printer paper, several sheets of photographic printer paper (optional,) several manila folders, glue or tape, poster boards, 1 sketch pad 11" x 14" or larger, set of 6 tube watercolors, set of 6 acrylic tube paints (no oil paints), box of 8 pastels, 3 sheets of 11" x 14" watercolor paper, 2 canvas boards or stretched canvas 11" x 14" or larger, a palette, and a variety of brushes.

    Subjects and projects include: design principles, choice of artist to research, material and media, graphic art design, origami, paper stained glass, illustrate a children's book, graphs, art of many different cultures, careers in art, advertising. Each book is 42-58 pages, pb ~ Sara

    Resources in this section offer lessons using a variety of art skills and media (and possibly art appreciation), but are less comprehensive than a full art program.

  • Item #: 010088
    ISBN: 9780824968205
    Retail: $14.99
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    Creativity through art experiences enhance development and learning in young children. Most of us manage some sort of early art experiences, but, with so many time constraints, my attempts certainly lack originality. The projects in this book provide a wide variety of art experiences which were specifically chosen to enhance such skills as eye-hand coordination, small muscle development, problem solving, and decision making. They use basic materials we probably already have around. A whole section of recipes is provided to make pastes, clays, doughs and paints. Each activity is well-presented, making it super-easy to use. Instructions are amplified with generous illustrations. Basic instructions are supplemented with "More Art Fun" suggestions should we have the desire and time to extend the activity. Most projects require a minimum of direction and allow for a lot of creativity on the child's part. There are over 80 art projects divided into sections titled Glue, Paper, Paint, Clay & Dough, Markers, Crayons and Recycled & Found Art. You can skip around, pick and choose and pull out a fun-to-do art activity according to your mood, time or supplies on hand. This will make it a whole lot easier for me to look like an inspired mom!

  • Item #: 026275
    ISBN: 9780794527464
    Retail: $17.99
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    This attractive book provides a thorough introduction to art and its history. The book is arranged chronologically, divided into five different time periods covering ancient and medieval art, the renaissance, baroque and rococo periods, the revolution, and modern world art. Each page in these chapters is covered with interesting text, lots of pictures of paintings, and brief captions. While I enjoy art books anyway, this one is especially attention holding and very reader friendly. Techniques and other signs of the times are pointed out in the paintings so readers can see how the painting process changed and developed over time, including the way people were painted as well as the fashions and other preferences of each period. Aside from these main sections, there are two other section, one at the beginning and on at the end, which provide an introduction and a look behind the scenes, giving students even more information about the subject. Also, internet links where readers can find more information about paintings or artists are scattered throughout the pages. Please note that some of the paintings portray nudity. 144 pgs, sturdy pb. - Melissa

  • Item #: 064064
    Retail: $15.00
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       With this kit, you can really put the art in language arts. Choose a shape as your outline and fill it with related words or even a quote. Includes: 8 connector pens, 5 erasable crayons, 1 eraser, 10 word art design starter papers, 10 paper sheets, word art stickers, 3 frames and hanging supplies, and an instructional workbook that provides practical tips, design suggestions, and cursive instructions to make your writing extra artsy!

  • Item #: 039098
    ISBN: 9780545561662
    Retail: $19.99
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    Stenciling is fun for everyone, even those who feel they have little artistic ability, and this Klutz book will show you how stenciling truly can be an art. Everything you need to get started is here, including eight pigment ink pads, eight foam-tip dabbers, a black felt pen, and 4 pull-out plastic sheets that contain 72 stencil shapes. There are several different techniques explained in the 48-page book and blank practice pages allow you to try them all out. With stencils of basic shapes like squares, ovals, and teardrops, as well as extra fun stencils of foliage, animals, insects, and more, you'll be sure to have a good time putting together all kinds of fun scenes. Please note that the ink is permanent and will stain most fabric, so kids will have to be careful.

  • Item #: 045466
    ISBN: 9780971787445
    Retail: $14.95
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    Keeping an art journal isn't just an activity for older kids! Younger children can also benefit from the activity of regular drawing and writing too. Like the Student's Guide to Keeping an Art Journal, this is not an art course, but a guide to learning how to keep an art journal, with some art instruction mixed in. The first half of the book introduces children to an art journal, and provides simple exercises for them to start building their skills, like drawing a picture of a sunny day, practicing lettering with colored pencils and thinking of interesting vocabulary. Drawing lessons follow, with several lines for the student to write something that complements their drawing. The last half of the book is designed for them to use as an art journal. These pages feature a blank space for the date, a block of lines to write on, a vocabulary word with definition, and a large white space for them to draw. A small picture of the book's "mascot," Can-Do the dog often appears as well. With the emphasis on drawing and lettering, you won't need much in the way of art materials here, just a good set of colored pencils (the book recommends Prismacolor) and an extra fine marker pen. 120 pgs, spiral-bound. – Jess

  • Item #: 004198
    ISBN: 9781933407920
    Retail: $27.95
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    Teaching History Through Art covers ancient history through the Renaissance. Because a culture's art gives insights into their society, ample illustrations, lively and informative text, and related activities teach us about civilizations through the ages. For example, one activity is on Vase Painting, with information related to the Archaic period from about the late seventh century B.C. to 480 B.C. Two photographs of Grecian vases are displayed, with corresponding art activities. One is to make a vase with a picture on it, starting with self-hardening clay. Directions are included for coil building a vase. Another idea is given for painting on a coffee can, to experience painting on a curved surface. Directions for surface preparation and completion are included. Another page relates the story of the Bayeux Tapestry, along with a scene from the artwork. The corresponding art activity is to produce a three-foot mural relating another famous battle in history, using oil or chalk pastels. Still another page tells about the navigator and explorer Captain Cook. After a brief but interesting biographical sketch, students are given directions to build their own ship in a bottle. Renaissance topics, along with wonderful art activities, include: Leonardo da Vinci, Michelangelo, Brunelleschi, Galileo, Gutenberg, Dürer, Mercator, Boticelli, Raphael, Shakespeare, Clothing and Armor in the Renaissance, St. Peter's Basilica, Peter Paul Rubens, Painting in the Renaissance, Triptych, and Illuminated Manuscripts. Each gives you well-researched and interesting background information, along with a correlated art activity. This book would be easy to incorporate into any history study, particularly the literature-based programs from Greenleaf Press, Beautiful Feet, or Hillside Academy.