School Arts Volume 8, No. 2

School Arts Volume 8, No. 2

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1909 edition. Excerpt: ...margin line might be gone over with the red. L Through a fall upon ice, Mr. Nathaniel L. Berry, the efficient Supervisor of Drawing, Newton, Mass., became physically disabled to go about from school to school, and therefore resigned his position. The loss of the Newton schools may be the gain of schools all over the country, for Mr. Berry has been persuaded to give instruction by mail. The Editor of The School Arts Book has been asked over and over again where first class instruc tion in drawing, design, color, etc., may be had. Here at last is the opportunity. Mr. Berry is pre-eminently a man of common sense. As a boy he made toys (a little more attractive than the storekeepers carried) and sold them to other boys. In the Lynn High School, valedictorian of his class, he was illustrator for the class paper, and found time for private instruction in pencil and crayon drawing. While learning and practising his trade as a shoe cutter, he studied with the best artists he could find, and taught in evening drawing schools. For four seasons he drew from life at the Boston Art Club. His seven years as Supervisor of Drawing in Lynn, and fifteen years as Supervisor of Drawing in Newton, four years as teacher at Glens Falls and Martha's Vineyard Summer Schools, and eight years as director of the Art Department at the Summer Institute, Plymouth, N. H., guarantee firsthand knowledge of the needs, difficulties and capacities of both children and teachers. Mr. Berry is an active member of the Boston Art Club, in whose exhibitions his paintings have been hung and from which some have been sold. In recognition of his good work as a Supervisor of Drawing, Mr. Berry has received first gold medals from the World's Fairs of St. Louis and of Portland. As a...show more

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  • Paperback | 138 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 8mm | 259g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236741099
  • 9781236741097