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This is Daniel Cook: Creating - Art (2004)

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The five 6 minute segments in Creating Art are:
1) THIS IS DANIEL COOK AT THE ART GALLERY - Daniel learns about priceless paintings and hundred year old sculptures as he explores an art gallery. Daniel tours several galleries and plays 'I Spy' with his favorite painting.

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This is Daniel Cook: Creating - Art

Ancient Roman Culture

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Learn about the many facets of Roman culture with this great introduction covering religion, philosophy, sculpture, architecture, painting, literature, sports, and the theater. The Romans' habit of adopting ideas, customs, and techniques from cultures that they conquered is discussed. Photographs of Roman buildings, reliefs, statues, mosaics, and frescoes offer yet more insight into this influential culture.

Ancient Roman Culture

Painting in the Dutch Golden Age

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This teaching packet is a project of the National Gallery of Art, department of education publications, and includes:

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Scale City | Scaling Up Rectangles in the Real World

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In this video, students explore Depression-era post office murals and modern outdoor murals to learn how artists use proportional reasoning and measurement to create large-scale paintings. The video ends with the question, "How do artists use math to create large-scale paintings?" In the accompanying classroom activity, students create a group mural by using a predetermined scale factor to increase the size of a rectangular print or drawing.

Graffiti Art: Scaling

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Learn about the mathematics behind the work of a graffiti artist as he describes how scale factor and measurement are an integral part of the mural design process in this video from Center for Asian American Media. This resource is part of the Math at the Core: Middle School Collection.

Graffiti Art: Supplies

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Learn how to calculate the area of paintings and shapes as graffiti artist Scape Martinez uses math to plan the supplies required for his artwork in this video from the Center for Asian American Media. In the accompanying classroom activity, students learn how to calculate the area of a large letter to be painted, create their own design, and determine how much spray paint they would need to paint it. To get the most from this lesson, students should know how to find the area of shapes and be able to use a constant of proportionality to find proportional relationships. This resource is part of the Math at the Core: Middle School Collection.

Stencils on the Street with Mike Shine

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Meet Bay Area artist Mike Shine, who discusses his carnival-inspired paintings, and his recent large-scale stencil murals. He makes art for people to enjoy, both superficially and in depth, and condemns much of modern art because of the context needed for interpretation. He wants his art to be able to be interpreted, regardless of how it is interpreted. He wants it to transcend cultural and language barriers. Check out how his art is made in this video.

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Collaborate Like an Artist Dutch and Hammer

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Collaborate with classmates or friends to create a work of art in the style of Chris Dutch and Robin Hammer.

ArtQuest: Preserving Art

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Professor Reavis Mitchell shows Elizabeth preserved and restored murals by Aaron Douglas

ArtQuest: Painting En Plein Air

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Join Joseph and Dajiah as they paint EN PLEIN AIR at Radnor Lake.

Wayne Thiebaud: Visual Arts (Painting)

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Wayne Thiebaud is one of America's most recognizable and critically acclaimed visual artists. His careful studies of everyday objects, figures and landscapes have come to be part of the art world vernacular. In this Spark video produced by KQED, Thiebaud prepares for a traveling retrospective of his work and reflects on a career that has spanned over seven decades. Original air date: March 2009.

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ArtQuest: Talking About Murals with Michael Cooper

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Artist Michael Cooper talks to Dajiah about the inspiration behind his mural, Piecing It All Together.

Painting Concepts with Buck Paulson: Creating Movement

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Buck Paulson brings movement into his painting. He explains how he creates movement with color and placement.

Painting Concepts with Buck Paulson: Advanced Color and Composition

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Buck Paulson shows the technique with composition and color and how he uses the colorwheel to complement his painting.

Profiles of the American West: Charles Russell - How the West is Fun

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Charlie Russell captured the cowboys, American Indians, and livestock of the American West in his vivid paintings and realistic sculptures.

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