A comprehensive overview of painting techniques, tools, and traditions.
From cave drawings to color theory, Exploring Painting provides a comprehensive overview of painting techniques, tools, and traditions. It explores historical and cultural influences while taking a close-up look at current topics of interest in the world of art and art education. Each studio opportunity is specially designed to foster hands-on learning and self-express.
Lessons are designed to draw on a variety of instructional strategies and are carefully crafted and organized for success in creating art and mastering key concepts and skills.
This multicultural, studio rich book includes:
- Contemporary masters
- Stimulating, in-depth studio opportunities to foster hands-on learning and self-expression.
- Studio Rubrics for creating and evaluating artwork.
- Examples of student art, both in-the-process and final works.
- Current careers in art
Teacher's Edition: Table of Contents
Part One: Getting Into Painting
Chapter 1: Painting Is Communication
Chapter 2: Elements and Principles of Design
Chapter 3: Working with Color
Part Two: Media and Techniques
Chapter 4: Tempera
Chapter 5: Transparent Watercolor
Chapter 6: Acrylic
Chapter 7: Oil
Chapter 8: Pastel
Part Three: Subject Matter
Chapter 9: Natural and Everyday Objects
Chapter 10: The Human Figure
Chapter 11: Natural and Constructed Environments
Chapter 12: Nonobjective Art
Part Four: Student Handbook