I've used the Penn and Teller series and it does get the kid's attention;
especially the chain saw episode explaining 'line' as an element of design!
I usually look for videos on half.com first, as the prices are really good.
They not only have videos and books from individuals selling, but also
remaindered brand new stuff at good prices.
Emerson Junior High School
I try to take one day at a time, but sometimes several days attack me at
From: Mrsbeeswax@aol.com [mailto:Mrsbeeswax@aol.com]
Sent: Wednesday, April 03, 2002 4:02 AM
To: ArtsEdNet Talk
Subject: Art videos---- Behind the scenes series (hosted by Penn and
Answer to those looking for good videos, I just purchased this series
AMAZON .COM ( had tried to order through school budget but... kept getting
So as the story goes for many of us, I bought it in my own.
Behind the Scenes Collection
List Price: $99.95
Our Price: $89.95
You Save: $10.00 (10%)
The videos feature Penn and Teller and the kids really learn a lot from
There are 10 in the set, definitely a bargain !!!!!
they feature Wayne Thiebaud, Nancy Graves, David Hockney, Carrie Mae Weems,
Robert Gil de Montes, Max Roach( jazz drummer) , Allen Toussaint, Joann
Falletta( , David Parsons( video show's dance and pattern) , and Julie
Taymore(film and theatre director).
SEE THE AMAZON WEBSITE FOR BUYER REVIEWS.
hope this helps,
Christine Besack :)
(alias: allergy ridden in PA)