This is a critique of works of art dating from the early fifteenth century through to modern installations. Suggesting a series of questions to ask when looking at a painting, this will help develop a critical understanding of art.
This book draws together a range of issues in the teaching of art and design. Building on their learning about the teaching of art and design on ITT courses, the reader is encouraged to consider and reflect to improve their judgements.
This volume seeks to build a bridge between theoretical and practical issues in art education. The theoretical areas consider such questions as: why teach art? and the practical areas draw out the implications of the answers.
The Art and Design Handbook provides you with reliable guidance from The National Society for Education in Art and Design on leading art and design in your school, including the responsibilities of the role, how to assess your school's performance, how to plan projects and record progress and how to use art in a cross-curricular capacity.
Contains a series of structured "easy to do" picture exercises to help people of all ages express, communicate and deal effectively with their emotions in everyday life. This book helps to promote a new clarity of thought as a first step towards positive action and bring seemingly huge, unmanageble and insoluble problems into a new perspecitve.
With practical tips and projects Drawing Projects for Children will inspire children and adults, and will appeal to both new drawers and enthusiasts alike. A beautifully illustrated guide including a range of projects, activities and games to inspire children and get them really thinking about making marks and the world around them.
"Learning to Teach Art and Design in the Secondary School explores a range of approaches to teaching and learning and provides a conceptual and practical framework for understanding the diverse nature of art and design in the secondary school curriculum.
This exciting book shows how children and students can use art to explore personal, social and cultural issues that touch their lives. It covers new ground, responding to increasing diversity and to recent government initiatives worldwide to support active citizenship.
Offers art teachers with practical advice on planning effective lessons, developing imaginative ideas for teaching art across the age ranges, developing students' creative, technical and critical skills, and preparing students for coursework and exams.
Jane Bown is a legendary Observer photographer best-known for her portraits of icons from Beckett to Bjork. This is a collection of 100 black and white pictures of felines which reveals the same sympathetic eye and wit as her portraits. It features the cats sprawling, prowling, lolling, playing, feeding and lounging.
100 Lessons is Scholastic's best-selling series to support primary teachers with curriculum change. This new planning guide will support teachers with their planning in preparation to deliver thenew curriculum for art & design to be taught in schools from 2014. This title covers Years 1 to 6 including long and medium-term planning.
In this book, Peter Clough discusses the basics necessary for successfully working with clay in school. He covers the types of clays, storage, building techniques and firing - with and without a kiln. To show what can be achieved, the book is illustrated with examples of the work of primary school children.