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Being able to see is a prerequisite to drawing. Learning to see requires people to move past assumptions, drawing what they see and not what they think you see. Although this may seem like a simple concept, it can prove to be one of the more difficult challenges for the beginner. Beginning students must learn to look at their subject as though seeing it for the first time, without preconceived notions about what they “know” it looks like. This requires students to trust their eyes, allowing the eyes to inform the hand.
Author(s): John Chiego
The Musical Experience is a seamlessly integrated enhanced learning package that features a thematic approach to music appreciation - each theme is described along a historical timeline.
Whether it is Music to Celebrate, Music from the Stage, or Music for Mourning, the reader will associate the music presented in The Musical Experience with a life moment - enhancing the experience!
Author(s): Thomas E Larson
Here’s your backstage pass to the history of rock and roll.
Thomas Larson’s History of Rock & Roll connects music and the culture in which it interacted.
Designed for the college non-music major, History of Rock & Roll fuses a text, website, and online music library to cover the music’s story of controversy, tragedy, and self-indulgence; and also of love, peace, and the triumph of the human spirit.
Author(s): Educational Film Center
Exploring the World of Music by Dorothea E. Hast, James R. Cowdery, and Stan Scott gives back to music the instrumental, ethnic, historical, geographical, and social contexts that are too often lost in sound recordings alone. The world is full of many kinds of music, each embodying different cultural needs. Starting from the proposition that all musics are created equal, this twelve-part television series and college telecourse explores how people define, create, value, and use music in cultures around the world.
Author(s): Nora Ambrosio
Learning about Dance: Dance as an Art Form and Entertainment introduces students to the exciting, daring, ever-changing, and dynamic world of dance.
Author(s): William Rod Foster
Contemporary Film History covers the invention of television in the 1950's through the recent Avatar movie, and is essential to any introductory course in American film-making. Written in an easy-to-read, conversational tone, this book will capture and maintain students' attention with the following features:
Author(s): CAROL ECKERT
Revised 1st Edition Now Available!
Comprehensive and concise introductory level art text.
Conversing in Art: Learning the Language of the Visual Arts represents a starting point to help students facilitate conversations about the world of art. This text covers topics from the basics of form, to what works are about and the situations in which they were created, to current issues in the art world today.
Author(s): Richard Tahvildaran-Jesswein
Can we envision U.S. democratic politics in ways that both respect and transcend difference lines? In our response we draw from our own experiences and our own politics-regardless of whether clearly defined.
For many, visual imagery, especially film, has been a significant contributor to the socialization of the self and a tool for understanding our world and our politics.
Music 101: A Guide to Active Listening for a Generation Online presents a balance of commentary, historical documentation, and insightful listening guides into the diverse world of classical, jazz, and world music. Music 101 is a highly readable text that offers students a lifelong guide into all forms of music. They will not only learn about the history of music and the various genres, but how to listen to music.
This enhanced interactive learning package includes: