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November 2009

   
           
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Article:

Arts Update (page 8)
For more information about Sakura’s Wonderful Colorful World Contest, visit:
http://www.sakuraofamerica.com/?q=node/107

To learn more about Learning and the Brain conferences, visit:
http://www.edupr.com/

Article:
Art Works … when we Compose Together: Poems and Stories Based on Artworks
(page 14)
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Article:
Art Elements for Middle- and High-Schoolers: Value (page 18)
Download a PDF of this template

Letter Block Template and samples

The articles are saved as a PDF file so you MUST HAVE Adobe Acrobat Reader (6.0 or higher) to open and read them.
You can get Acrobat FREE from Adobe at the following address:
http://www.adobe.com/products/acrobat/readstep2.html

Article:
Art Across the Curriculum: Character & Cane (page 22)

View videos from NOVA about Fractals (a great introduction):
http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/fractals/program.html

See an interactive drawing of a fern fractal. This site has lots of other cool flash/”math” art, too!:
http://www.krazydad.com/bestiary/bestiary_fern.html

Mathematical analysis of a fractal fern:
http://local.wasp.uwa.edu.au/~pbourke/fractals/ifs_fern_a/

See the entire Cane suite at the Donald Young Gallery Web site:
http://www.donaldyoung.com/puryear/puryear_images_1.html

Learn about Martin Puryear on the Art21 site:
http://www.pbs.org/art21/artists/puryear/index.html

A more detailed description of the edition of Cane by Arion Press can be viewed at:
http://www.arionpress.com/catalog/059.htm

Entry from MOMA’s collection:
http://www.moma.org/collection/object.php?object_id=86621

Great San Francisco Chronicle newspaper article about Puryear and the Cane project:
http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2000/10/31/DD105831.DTL&hw=carve&sn=130&sc=340

Learn about writer and philosopher, Jean Toomer:
http://www.english.illinois.edu/maps/poets/s_z/toomer/life.htm

Article:

Clip & Save Art Print: Kobayashi Eitaku “The Snowman,”
from “Children’s Games” Series
(page 25-28)

To view one of Kobayashi Eitaku’s paintings representing a classic scene from Japanese mythology, visit:
http://mfa.org/exhibitions/sub.asp?key=15&subkey=583

An excellent visual example of the wood-cut printing process is found at: http://www.baxleystamps.com/litho/sr/ss_process.shtml

To learn more about Ukiyo-e prints:
www.nytimes.com/2008/03/14/arts/design/14edo.html

To learn more about the history of Ukiyo-e color woodblock prints:
http://www.ukiyoe-reproductions.com/ukiyoe.html

To read about the Kano school of painting, visit:
http://www.metmuseum.org/toah/hd/kano/hd_kano.htm

To view images from Kobayashi Eitaku’s “Children’s Games” series of prints, go to:
http://www.bridgemanartondemand.com/index.cfm?search

Article:
Sign of the Times: American Sign Language in Contour Line Drawing (page 38)
Two Web sites with reproducible American Sign Language (ASL) alphabets:

www.iidc.indiana.edu/cedir/kidsweb/asl.html


www.lessontutor.com/eesASL1.html


Article:

Integrating the Curriculum: Art & Literacy (page 40)

Samples of books



Article:
Alpha Art … the ABCs of ART: B – C – D (page 16)
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