Drawing And Painting

Author: John Matthews
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 9780761947868
Size: 56.91 MB
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The author questions inherited wisdom about children's development in visual representation and explains different models of development in visual expression.

Readings In Primary Art Education

Author: Steve Herne
Publisher: Intellect Books
ISBN: 1841502421
Size: 48.64 MB
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With approximately 16,000 students beginning primary teacher education in the UK each year, and each of those being expected to teach art and design, this pioneering volume provides a renewed emphasis on ideas, issues and research in art and design education in the primary and early years phases. It gathers together work from internationally recognised authors, providing a critical framework to underpin current and developing practice in primary art and design education in the UK and worldwide. Through in-depth exploration of debates that have taken place worldwide amongst art educators, it pro.

Starting From Scratch

Author: John Matthews
Publisher: Psychology Press
ISBN: 1136894225
Size: 76.37 MB
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This book compares the beginning of symbolic thought in human infancy with that of our close primate relatives, the chimpanzees. Drawing upon his years of detailed observations, Matthews offers an in-depth analysis and interpretation of chimp behaviour to present an unprecedented account of the beginnings of symbolic thought. The implications for our understanding of symbolism, language, art and education are enormous, as are those about our origins and our place within nature.

Symbolic Transformation

Author: Associate Professor of Psychology Brady Wagoner
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1135150907
Size: 18.61 MB
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Symbolic Transformations brings together scholars in the social sciences from around the world, to address the question of how mind and culture are related through symbols.

Handbook Of Research And Policy In Art Education

Author: Elliot W. Eisner
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1135612315
Size: 80.11 MB
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The Handbook of Research and Policy in Art Education marks a milestone in the field of art education. Sponsored by the National Art Education Association and assembled by an internationally known group of art educators, this 36-chapter handbook provides an overview of the remarkable progress that has characterized this field in recent decades. Organized into six sections, it profiles and integrates the following elements of this rapidly emerging field: history, policy, learning, curriculum and instruction, assessment, and competing perspectives. Because the scholarly foundations of art education are relatively new and loosely coupled, this handbook provides researchers, students, and policymakers (both inside and outside the field) an invaluable snapshot of its current boundaries and rapidly growing content. In a nutshell, it provides much needed definition and intellectual respectability to a field that as recently as 1960 was more firmly rooted in the world of arts and crafts than in scholarly research.

Making Sense Of Children S Drawings

Author: Angela Anning
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education (UK)
ISBN: 0335224059
Size: 14.76 MB
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This book explores how young children learn to draw and draw to learn, at home and school. It provides support for practitioners in developing a pedagogy of drawing in Art and Design and across the curriculum and provide advice for parents about how to make sense of their children’s drawings.

Tangle Art And Drawing Games For Kids

Author: Jeanette Nyberg
Publisher: Quarry Books
ISBN: 1631591916
Size: 32.48 MB
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Tangle Art and Drawing Games for Kids is perfect for families who want to sneak a little more creativity into their lives and have fun doing it. It's about exploring, experimenting, and getting lost in creativity. It's not focused on goals, but on enjoying the process. Professional artist Jeanette Nyberg brings to life 46 drawing games that offer playful, easy ways to get a pen moving across a page, help keep the mind focused, and provide hours of edifying entertainment. Move through the book at your own pace. Start with basic drawing games, followed by a section of activities that can be done with friends, then work with some mixed-media activities, and end with awesome tangle art games. Each activity includes ideas for how to "Make it Silly," and ways to vary the themes so you can play the games over and over. Families will make exciting discoveries, find creative ways to spend their time, master visual and manual skills, and most importantly, have fun!

Art Lab For Kids

Author: Susan Schwake
Publisher:
ISBN: 1592537650
Size: 63.31 MB
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Presents art lessons for art projects of varying styles including drawing, printmaking, and mixed media.

Art Class

Author: Simon Jennings
Publisher: Chronicle Books
ISBN: 9780811825375
Size: 80.38 MB
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Presents instructions on working in a variety of media, including watercolors, acrylic, and oils, and includes demonstrations on painting portraits, landscapes, and still lifes