School Arts Volume 9, No. 2

School Arts Volume 9, 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. 1910 edition. Excerpt: ... need of. LOUIS W. WILSON Chicago, Illinois MAY MAY and June should be devoted to the observation and record of beauty in nature, and to the utilization of the elements of beauty so discovered in decorative design. Some one definite topic in each grade will help to focus attention, and to insure intelligent work. "Draw what you see," and "Make an original design," are directions as futile as they are frequent. PRIMARY The making of additional pages for the booklets should go on merrily during the bonny month of May. The titles chosen are comprehensive enough to allow the introduction of almost any topic which may happen to appeal to the children. Let the motto of The School Arts Guild hang constantly in sight of the class. "I will try to make THIS piece of work my best." FIRST YEAR. Add pages to the booklet entitled Springtime. Let them be original. Urge each pupil to select subjects of personal interest. Amusing and surprisingly good results are likely to appear. A thoroly original sheet like that shown as Figure i, is refreshing. Have a good subject drawn more than once. A little criticism will help the pupil to improve, unless it is given in such a way that his ardor is wholly suppressed. "Without peace and pleasureableness in occupation, no design." SECOND YEAR. (U) Add pages to the booklet entitled Spring Growths. Whatever the subject matter, try to have the pages as well arranged as possible. The three pages of a booklet made last year by a boy in Michigan, reproduced as Figure II, are typical of the best work of little children. The intention is evident. Everything is thoughtfully done, and with all the skill at command. Such pages are worth a bushel-wastebasket-full of "spontaneous free...show more

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  • Paperback | 104 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 6mm | 200g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236817354
  • 9781236817358