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Huichol Yarn Painting Lesson Plan from Blick website and more :)

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From: Christine Besack (mrsbeeswax_at_TeacherArtExchange)
Date: Sun Sep 12 2004 - 06:24:39 PDT


Hi All,
Sharing some links from a search on Huichol Art (pronounced Wee-chol)

Here is a link a yarn painting lesson (Elementary looking) on the Dick Blick Art Materials website.

 http://www.dickblick.com/multicultural/huichol/

another Yarn painting lesson from a school in Minnesota (listed as for gr 3 and up)
http://www.chisholm.k12.mn.us/~zmkaiser/

an article on Inside Puerto Vallarta website
Huichol Indians, their Art and Symbols
By Angela Corelis
http://www.hypermex.com/html/abt_huit.htm

another web article
Huichol Yarn Paintings: The Commodification of Sacred Art by Marķa Elena Cruz
http://www-mcnair.berkeley.edu/2002journal/MariaCruz.html

a source for Bead wax used in yarn paintings and gourd decorating
http://www.beadswax.com/

this site sells Yarn Paintings but there are great example of some intricate designs.
http://www.latinamericanfolkart.com/yarn_paintings_i.htm
Hope this helps,
Christine Besack :)

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