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High School Art Resource Books

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high school art resource books metalsmith

Complete Metalsmith, 2nd Edition

By Tim McCreight

Grades 9–12 Since its publication in 1982, Complete Metalsmith has become a standard reference for jewelers and metalsmiths. Detailed explanations and up-to-date information on more than 125 techniques make this the authoritative shop guide for experienced metalworkers, and the single source of practical technical information for all. Learn more…

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From Ordinary to Extraordinary

By Ken Vieth

Grades 6–12 The teacher resource that emphasizes visual problem solving, creative thinking, and cooperative learning. Ideal for incorporating stimulating studio experiences into the curriculum! This book encourages higher level thinking and includes projects that explore the subjects of self, family, and community. Learn more…

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Engaging the Adolescent Mind (Print and Digital)

By Ken Vieth

Grades 9–12 Engage students through visual problem solving with thought-provoking studio experiences designed to encourage personal expression. Each studio includes a creative idea, a set of objectives, a technical challenge, and an opportunity to reflect on what was learned. Learn more…

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Design Synectics: Stimulating Creativity in Design

By Nicholas Roukes

Grades 6–12 A revolutionary approach to the elements and principles of design! Each chapter is filled with photographs, drawings, and activities that illustrate art elements in new ways. Includes innovative exercises, fine art, and more. Learn more…

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Careers in Art: An Illustrated Guide

By Gerald F. Brommer and Joseph A. Gatto

Grades 7–12 First-hand accounts by respected artists inspire and instruct students considering a career in the visual arts. From traditional art careers to new options in the digital and design fields, this resource profiles over 60 careers with more than a dozen examined in detail. Learn more…

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The Jeweler’s Art: A Multimedia Approach

By Alice Sprintzen

Grades 9–12 As much a creative tool as a jewelry-making resource, this multimedia approach offers techniques for working with an array of materials. Complete and easy-to-follow instructions make techniques and materials accessible to the beginner, sharpening skills as you advance to more complex designs and processes. Learn more…

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Sculptural Bookmaking

By Ann Ayers and Ellen McMillan

Grades 9–12+ The “how-to” resource for creating books as three-dimensional works of art! Includes background information and detailed, step-by-step instructions that explain a variety of techniques and practices. Learn more…

high school art resource books colored pencil

Exploring Colored Pencil

By Sandra McFall Angelo

Grades 6–12 Exploring Colored Pencil is a comprehensive overview of this practical and powerful medium. This book provides the step-by-step technique demonstrations needed by beginners, while also exploring more sophisticated applications of interest to intermediate and advanced students. Learn more…

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Drawing Assessment Charts (Set of 5)

By Ivan E. Cornia and A. Stephen Egan

Grades 9–12 A set of five extra large (28" x 36") wall charts uses a four-level, 20-point rubric to help students self-assess and monitor their growth in proficient, realistic drawing. The five charts include: Visual Field, Dimension, Shape, Light, and Value. Learn more…

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