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Check my post about Mark Kistler. He talks about the 12 Renaissance Words for Art. There are videos that you might be able to get through your PBS station. I found he always made the connections between science, math, and creativity part of the art experience.
Mark has a website. Even if you don't use the videos with the kids, you will mostly likely get valuable information from his work.
Have a great day,
"If the left side of the brain controls the right side of the body, then only the lefthanded people are in their right mind." -Unknown author
On Thu, 22 Oct 1998 01:14:36 MzVogo wrote: >Can anyone help me out there? > >I want to make a poster for the Elements of Art and one for the Principles of >Design >Now, the poster is NOT the problem - it's which words to use...... > >The teacher at the local HS uses the following terms: > >Elements: Line, texture, form, color, value, space >Principles: Emphasis, Movement, balance, repitition, contrast, space > >My text book uses this set: > >E: Line, Texture, Form, Shape, form, Space, Texture >P: Balance, Variety, Harmony, emphasis, proportion,movement, rhythm, unity > >One more resource I found uses: > >E:color, line, value, composition(shape & form) >P:balance, texture, symmetry & asymmetry, contrast, dominance,repitition, >rhythm, theme & variation, unity > >I give up.....is there a STANDARD list somewhere???? If not, which should I >use....the list the HS teacher uses so we are "standardized" or the textbook >list for the middle school or something in between??? I certainly can see >that some of the terms mean the same things (a rose by any other name.....) >but I want the kids to get the right "language"..... > >Incidently.....our kids do NOT go to the HS I am referring to under normal >circumstances - they stay in our K-12 school where we offer NO art for HS (I >know.....but I am the only person who comes close to an art teacher at this >time). So it isn't like all these kids would go off and look stupid or >anything......I still want them to get the "right stuff." > >Thanks....kim in oregon >
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