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December 2011


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Tapping Ancient Roots: Plaited Paper Baskets (page 16)

The following resources are related to this article:
Harvey, V.I. "The Techniques of Basketry." University of Washington Press, 1986.
LaPlantz, S. "Plaited Basketry: The Woven Form." Press De LaPlantz, Inc., 1982.
Jensen, E. "Baskets from Nature’s Bounty." Interweave Press, Inc., 1991.
LaFerla, J. "Making the New Baskets: Alternative Materials, Simple Techniques." Sterling Publishing. 2000.
Yarish, V., Hoppe, F. and Widess, J. "Plaited Basketry with Birch Bark." Sterling Publishing. 2009.


Clip & Save Art Print, "El Jaleo," John Singer Sargent (page 19-22)

For additional biographical information on John Singer Sargent, visit: http://www.nga.gov/exhibitions/horo_sargent.shtm

To view the portrait of Madame Pierre Gautreau--commonly known as "Madame X"--visit: http://www.metmuseum.org/Collections/search-the-collections/20012492

A video of flamenco dancing may be seen at: https://bu.digication.com/eacuna/El_Jaleo

View examples of Sargent’s sketches from an 1879 trip to Spain: http://jssgallery.org/paintings/el_jaleo.htm

A lesson plan using mannequins to teach drawing to children can be found at: www.projectarticulate.org/lessons/gestureFigureDrawing.pdf

Share the gesture drawing found at the website, http://venetianred.net/tag/john-singer-sargent

A quick tutorial on gesture drawing can be found at: www.youtube.com/watch?v=qrGnMar2pAI

Show students online examples of Sargent’s sketches of Spanish dancers: http://jssgallery.org/paintings/el_jaleo.htm

View Sargent's preliminary study for "El Jaleo": http://sketchplanet.blogspot.com/2011/06/dance-performance-and-theatre-by.html


Sailing the Seven C’s to Better Painting: Confidence (page 23)

Visit the Student Web page connected to this article:

Access the Smithsonian American Art Museum's children's guide that gives pointers for looking at and interpreting artwork: http://americanart.si.edu/education/pdf/see_for_yourself.pdf

Access the Museum's Teacher Guide, "To See is to Think" at: http://americanart.si.edu/education/video/to_see_is_to_think.pdf


Winter Birch Trees (page 26)

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Artist Trading Cards: Connecting with Other Communities
(page 28)

The following are resources related to this article:

Berlin, B. and Berlin, B. "Artist Trading Card Workshop: Create. Collect. Swap." F+W Media, Inc., 2006.


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