Art lab for kids : 52 creative adventures in drawing, painting, printmaking, paper, and mixed media-for budding artists of all ages / Susan Schwake ; photography by Rainer Schwake.

Schwake, Susan. (Author).

  • ISBN: 9781592537655
  • ISBN: 1592537650
  • Description: 144 p. : col. ill. ; 23 cm.
  • Publisher: Beverly, MA : Quarry Books, c2012.

Available copies

  • 4 copies at NOBLE (All Libraries).

Current holds

0 current holds with 8 total copies.

Library Location Call Number Status Due Date
Endicott College Juvenile Collection Juv N 7440 .S39 2012 (Text to phone) Available -
Gloucester Adult Nonfiction 702.8/Schwake (Text to phone) Checked out 08/15/2014
Gloucester Children's Nonfiction J/ 702.8/Schwake (Text to phone) Checked out 08/08/2014
Marblehead Children's Nonfiction J 702.8 SCHWAKE (Text to phone) Available -
Melrose On Order On Order 131774 (Text to phone) On order -
Peabody Main Adult Nonfiction N 7440 .S39 2012 (Text to phone) Available -
Phillips Addison Addison Families & Educators Collection SCH89AR (Text to phone) Library Use Only -
Salem Adult Non-Fiction 702.8/SCHWAKE (Text to phone) Available -

Content descriptions

General Note: Includes index.
Unit 1: How to use this book and make art with others
Contents Note: Unit 2: Drawing -- Lab 1: Contour drawings -- Lab 2: Large-scale ink drawings -- Lab 3: Scribble drawings -- Lab 4: Soft pastel drawings -- Lab 5: Oil pastel drawings -- Lab 6: Crayon scratchboard -- Lab 7: Drawing with an eraser -- Lab 8: Drawing negative space -- Lab 9: Oil pastel resist -- Lab 10: Dream animals.
Unit 3: Painting -- Lab 11: Painting in the style of ... -- Lab 12: Tiny paintings on wood -- Lab 13: Painting like a Fauvist -- Lab 14: Reverse color lanscape painting -- Lab 15: Charcoal and acrylic painting -- Lab 16: Watercolor and salt painting -- Lab 17: Watercolor and plastic painting -- Lab 18: Tempera trees, gouache skies -- Lab 19: Marker and acrylic painting -- Lab 20: Watercolor shapes -- Lab 21: Fingertip painting on wood.
Unit 4: Printmaking -- Lab 22: Found object prints -- Lab 23: Serigraphs/silk screen -- Lab 24: String printing -- Lab 25: Polystyrene plate printing -- Lab 26: Monotypes -- Lab 27: Fruit and vegetable prints -- Lab 28: Leaf prints with watercolor -- Lab 29: Cardboard relief print -- Lab 30: Stencil me this -- Lab 31: Gelatin printing.
Unit 5: Paper -- Lab 32: Foamy stamps -- Lab 33: Large-scale paper fish -- Lab 34: Collage tissue self-portraits -- Lab 35: Paper masks -- Lab 36: Torn-paper landscapes -- Lab 37: Texture monsters -- Lab 38: Map collage -- Lab 39: Text as texture -- Lab 40: Vellum adventures -- Lab 41: Make your own collage papers -- Lab 42: Pop art collage.
Unit 6: Mixed Media -- Lab 43: Painting with paper inclusions -- Lab 44: Charcoal and watercolor -- Lab 45: Acrylic and ink abstracts -- Lab 46: Paper family quilts -- Lab 47: Watercolor and pencil -- Lab 48: Photos in my painting -- Lab 49: Larger-than-life portraits -- Lab 50: Batik landscapes -- Lab 51: Contact paper insects -- Lab 52: Nature paintings.
Summary: Presents art lessons for art projects of varying styles including drawing, printmaking, and mixed media.
Subject: Art > Technique > Juvenile literature.
Art > Technique.
Schwake, Rainer. (Added Author).

Additional Titles

Alternate Title: 52 creative adventures in drawing, painting, printmaking, paper, and mixed media-for budding artists of all ages
Fifty-two creative adventures in drawing, painting, printmaking, paper, and mixed media-for budding artists of all ages