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Exploring Painting
high school
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Art Textbook Program & Ancillaries
Exploring Painting
An inspiring presentation of media, techniques,
and subject matter
By Gerald F. Brommer and Nancy K. Kinne
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Focus On Photography high school art studio book

Program components:
•  Student Book
•  Teacher’s Edition
•  Digital Images: Deluxe Set (165 images)
•  Digital Images: Sets by Chapter
•  Studio Support Masters
•  Assessment Masters
•  Vocabulary Masters and Art & Artist Profiles
•  Overhead Transparencies (Set of 12)
From cave painting to color theory, this contemporary studio program provides a comprehensive overview of painting techniques, tools, and traditions. It explores historical and cultural influences while taking a close-up look at current topics of interest in the world of art and art education. Each studio opportunity is specifically design to foster hands-on learning and self-expression.

Highlights include:
•  Instruction on perceiving and understanding how artists communicate meaning in paintings
•  Detailed information on different painting media, techniques, and tools
•  Lessons on how to effectively discuss, interpret, and use color theory
•  Examples of student art, both in-process and final works
•  Current careers in art

Table of Contents
Part 1: Getting into Painting
 Chapter 1: Painting is Communication
 Chapter 2: Elements and Principles of Design
 Chapter 3: Working with Color
Part 2: Media and Techniques
 Chapter 4: Tempera
 Chapter 5: Transparent Watercolor
 Chapter 6: Acrylic
 Chapter 7: Oil
 Chapter 8: Pastel
Part 3: Subject Matter
 Chapter 9: Natural and Everyday Objects
 Chapter 10: The Human Figure
 Chapter 11: Natural and Constructed Environments
 Chapter 12: Nonobjective Art
Part 4: Student Handbook


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