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March 2010


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Art Works … Figure Drawing (page 14)

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Van Gogh's Sunflowers (page 20)

To learn more about and view examples of Vincent van Gogh's paintings of sunflowers, visit the following:

Clip & Save Art Print: “Boy Building A Castle Of Cards” by Jean-Baptiste-Siméon Chardin
(page 25)

To read a more detailed biography, visit:

A similar version of “Boy Building a Castle of Cards,” entitled “The House of Cards,”
hangs in the National Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C. To see the alternate version, visit:

To see more examples of Chardin’s genre scenes as well as general information
on the history of genre paintings, visit the following online resources:

To view examples of profile portraiture, visit:

A video tutorial about drawing a profile is available for viewing at:

Making a Big Deal About Everyday Objects
  (page 32)

To learn more about Claes Oldenburg and Coosje van Bruggen, and view some
of their work, visit:

Community Connections: Get Your Whole Community Involved in Youth Art Month
  (page 46)

To learn more about The Arts in Education Aid Council, visit:

Learn more about Youth Art Month at:

Alpha Art … the ABCs of ART :R - S - T - U - V (page 16)
Click here for additional lesson plans


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