For two decades "Art From Many Hands" has been the resource of choice for teachers wanting to foster cultural awareness and teach about the world's artistic traditions. Authentic works of art coupled with background on a region's cultural practices launch studio projects that explore diverse crafts processes. Concise, step-by-step instructions built around inexpensive, readily-available supplies make this book an infinitely practical resource for art specialists and classroom teachers alike. A methodology for teaching multicultural art projects helps you integrate these activities into your curriculum. In addition, projects are easily adapted to fit the needs of various skill and age levels. What's new in this second edition: A new chapter on Oceanic Arts; A new chapter on the Aboriginal Arts of Australia; 234 new colour images; New supplies and techniques; New safety tips plus 23 entirely new projects, including: Ancient Greek Sculpture, Kites of Southeast Asia, Peruvian Embroidery, Prehistoric Cave Paintings of France and Spain, Stained glass of Great Britain, Plains Indians Shirts and Vests, Felt Rugs of Central Asia.
Jo Miles Schuman