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Chinese Environmental Art

This video I came across tonight seems especially timely with the World Climate Conference wrapping up in Copenhagen this week. In it, landscape painter Yang Yongliang combines 5th century Shan Shui painting with images of 21st Century China to create a powerful message about our…

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Where does creative juice come from?

Gave me a chuckle. :7)

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Web Sightings for December 2008

Here is my last installment of Web Sightings for 2008. The MacArthur Foundation’s recently released report titled Living and Learning with New Media: Summary of Findings from the Digital Youth Project is based on a 3-year study on “kids’ informal learning with digital media.” If…

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Drawing With Water: Making the Art for ALAN’S WAR

See how Emmanuel Guibert created the art for his graphic novel ALAN’S WAR. An interesting drawing technique to show to students. [thanks Mary]

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Warhol + YouTube

Just got back from Chicago where I visited Trisha Fuglestad’s art classroom, which I hope to write about this weekend. Meanwhile, the following two items popped up today as I was catching up on my email, Twitter universe, and RSS feeds. I’m passing them along…

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Eight Ways to Exhibit Student Art Work on the Web

Back in the early days of the Web, if an art teacher wanted to exhibit his or her students’ work on the Web it required learning HTML code and finding server space to store your files on the Web. The first publication of student artwork…

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A child’s creativity can challenge us

Has this ever happened in your classroom: A child artwork is so radically different from the norm, yet so entirely appropriate, that it challenges the assumptions on which the original art assignment was based? Elliot Eisner once referred to this type of creative behavior as…

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Why Does Man Create?

The great 20th-century comic character and sometimes philosopher, Calvin once pondered this perennial question only to conclude that it was just something to do when he’s bored. Why do students create in your art classes? Is it simply to complete “the assignment,” or do they…

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Dealing with Stereotypes in the Classroom

I came across this video last week, but being in the midst of “green week” I decided to wait and post it now. It features Queen Rania of Jordan making a personal appeal to YouTubers to send in questions and videos about common stereotypes held…

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Art Miles Mural Project on YouTube

This promotional video for the Art Miles Mural Project features a sampling of more than 5,000 murals that have been painted thus far by more than 70,000 people from over 100 countries, including more than two miles of Environmental Murals that illustrate worldwide concern about…

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