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Title Art from many hands : multicultural art projects / by Jo Miles Schuman ; field work by Pat Jackunas.
Publication Info. Worcester, Mass. : Davis Publications, c2002.
Edition Rev. expanded ed.

Location Call No. Status Notes
 Purdy-Kresge Library Juvenile  745 Sch85ar    CHECKED IN
Description xvi, 288 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 24 cm.
Note "23 new projects"--Cover.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 271-282) and index.
Contents Method for teaching multicultural art projects: Beginning the project -- Materials -- Trying it out -- Copy or create? -- Arts of West Africa: Textiles -- Adinkra cloth of Ghana -- Adire Eleko cloth of Nigeria -- Adire Eleso, or tie-dyeing -- Ancient and contemporary metal work of Nigeria -- Masks and sculpture -- Arts of the Middle East: Egyptian arts; hieroglyphs, jewelry, tapestry weaving of Harrania -- Ancient mosaics of Israel -- Persian miniature paintings of Iran -- European arts: Prehistoric cave paintings and engravings of France and Spain -- Ancient Greek sculpture -- Stained glass of Great Britain -- Swedish cookie stamps -- Polish Wycinanki; paper cutouts -- Ukrainian pysanky; decorated eggs -- Straw designs of Belarus -- Flower-related arts of Germany -- Asian arts: Chinese arts; calligraphy, invention of paper, woodblock printing, Japanese arts; Haiku, Sumi-e, booklets for poems and ink paintings, fish banners, gyotaku-fish prints -- Burmese lacquer ware -- Marble inlays of India -- Indonesian arts: Wayang Kulit; Javanese shadow plays -- Batiks -- Kites of Southeast Asia and Taiwan -- Felt rugs of central and northern Asia -- Arts of Oceania: Hawaiian canoes -- Tapa -- Hawaiian stamped tapa designs -- Design tablets of Tonga -- Fern designs of Tahiti -- Stenciled designs of Fiji -- Gift-giving bowls of Micronesia -- Aboriginal arts of Australia: Aboriginal bark paintings of Arnhem land -- Didgeridoos -- carved emu eggs -- Mexican, central American, and South American arts: Mexican arts: Huichol Indian yarn paintings, Amate paper cutouts, amate paper paintings -- Clay figures from Tonala and Metapec -- Arts of Central America and South America -- Cuna Indian Molas -- Gold and silver sculpture of pre-conquest Peru, Colombia, Ecuador, Panama, and Costa Rica -- Peruvian embroidery -- Art of the Caribbean Islands: Puerto Rican arts -- Seed necklaces of Puerto Rico -- Island Maracas -- Haitian designs in steel -- Arts of the U.S. and Canada: Native American arts -- Pueblo Indian pottery and outdoor kilns -- Navajo weaving -- Navajo sand paintings -- Plains Indian buffalo robes and headdresses -- Plains Indian shirts and vests -- Woodland Indian quillwork -- Woodland Indian beadwork -- Inuit stone sculpture and printmaking -- Early American folk arts; applehead dolls, scrimshaw, weathervanes -- Multicultural art fairs: Japanese decorated papers -- Appendix: Papier-mache -- Glass cutting -- Plaster of Paris -- Wool sources.
Summary Introduce children to the wonderful world of art, with projects from around the globe. Creativity and culture come together in this guidebook to ethnic crafts that people practice in everyday life. From Chinese calligraphy to Pueblo Indian pottery to Adinkra cloth from Ghana, the projects encompass a wide variety of techniques and materials. Inspire young artists to make textiles, masks, sculptures, jewelry, mosaics, miniature paintings, musical instruments, and more. With comprehensive information on many cultures, easily understood instructions, and an interdisciplinary approach, this will appeal to adults and children. Includes guidance on teaching multicultural projects and an extensive bibliography.
Subject Handicraft.
Multicultural education.
ISBN 0871925931 (pbk.)
9780871925930 (pbk.)
OCLC # 51891631
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