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Art Lab for Kids

52 Creative Adventures in Drawing, Painting, Printmaking, Paper, and Mixed Media-for Budding Artists of All Ages
Schwake, Susan (Book - 2012 )
Average Rating: 4.5 stars out of 5.
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Presents art lessons for art projects of varying styles including drawing, printmaking, and mixed media.
Authors: Schwake, Susan
Title: Art lab for kids
52 creative adventures in drawing, painting, printmaking, paper, and mixed media-for budding artists of all ages
Published: Beverly, MA : Quarry Books, c2012.
Characteristics: 144 p. :,col. ill. ;,23 cm.
Notes: Unit 1: How to use this book and make art with others
Includes index.
Contents: Unit 6: Mixed Media
Lab 43: Painting with paper inclusions
Lab 44: Charcoal and watercolor
Lab 45: Acrylic and ink abstracts
Lab 46: Paper family quilts
Lab 47: Watercolor and pencil
Lab 48: Photos in my painting
Lab 49: Larger-than-life portraits
Lab 50: Batik landscapes
Lab 51: Contact paper insects
Lab 52: Nature paintings.
Unit 5: Paper
Lab 32: Foamy stamps
Lab 33: Large-scale paper fish
Lab 34: Collage tissue self-portraits
Lab 35: Paper masks
Lab 36: Torn-paper landscapes
Lab 37: Texture monsters
Lab 38: Map collage
Lab 39: Text as texture
Lab 40: Vellum adventures
Lab 41: Make your own collage papers
Lab 42: Pop art collage.
Unit 4: Printmaking
Lab 22: Found object prints
Lab 23: Serigraphs/silk screen
Lab 24: String printing
Lab 25: Polystyrene plate printing
Lab 26: Monotypes
Lab 27: Fruit and vegetable prints
Lab 28: Leaf prints with watercolor
Lab 29: Cardboard relief print
Lab 30: Stencil me this
Lab 31: Gelatin printing.
Unit 3: Painting
Lab 11: Painting in the style of ...
Lab 12: Tiny paintings on wood
Lab 13: Painting like a Fauvist
Lab 14: Reverse color lanscape painting
Lab 15: Charcoal and acrylic painting
Lab 16: Watercolor and salt painting
Lab 17: Watercolor and plastic painting
Lab 18: Tempera trees, gouache skies
Lab 19: Marker and acrylic painting
Lab 20: Watercolor shapes
Lab 21: Fingertip painting on wood.
Unit 2: Drawing
Lab 1: Contour drawings
Lab 2: Large-scale ink drawings
Lab 3: Scribble drawings
Lab 4: Soft pastel drawings
Lab 5: Oil pastel drawings
Lab 6: Crayon scratchboard
Lab 7: Drawing with an eraser
Lab 8: Drawing negative space
Lab 9: Oil pastel resist
Lab 10: Dream animals.
Summary: Presents art lessons for art projects of varying styles including drawing, printmaking, and mixed media.
Local Note: 1
Additional Contributors: Schwake, Rainer
ISBN: 1592537650
9781592537655
Branch Call Number: 702.8 SCH
Statement of Responsibility: Susan Schwake ; photography by Rainer Schwake
Subject Headings: Art Technique.
Topical Term: Art
LCCN: 2011041248
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Jan 30, 2013
  • El_Gato rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

Wonderful open ended lessons that covers a huge range of art. Includes "meet the artist" and websites in some lessons if you want to further the lesson. This is one of the most amazing art books for children I've seen.

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