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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): 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): 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.
Author(s): Stan L Breckenridge
The catalyst for Music Taste or Waste: Critical Listening Skills for Students, Teachers, and Parents resulted from many discussions with parents, teachers, and students, and others about their paucity of knowledge regarding today’s popular music scene as well as music in general. The spirit of this book does not seek to suggest any music is wasteful, but rather encourages readers to use music terminology as a way to draw conclusions about whatever music they hear. To accomplish this, the book consists of seven chapters that are organized in the following manner:
Author(s): Sheila Forrester
Music Theory Fundamentals: A Workbook is a practical, comprehensive text for musicians and music lovers who wish to learn to read music and understand the basics of music theory. This is a small (8½" x 11") concise text and workbook combination. The book contains 64 lessons arranged into 16 units. Each unit tests knowledge with a thorough review for which answers are provided at the back of the book. A student who completes the book will be prepared to take college level theory courses for music majors. It is currently in use at Santa Fe College (No.
Art Inquiry: Function, Meaning, and Visual Language seeks to rekindle in students what they may have lost in the fourth grade, if not earlier. Most young children demonstrate a love of drawing and painting the events of their lives and what they see in the world.
Author(s): Richard N Kahn
Fundamentals of Music: A Modern Approach is the perfect introductory music workbook for high school and college students
Fundamentals of Music: A Modern Approach delivers a fresh, comprehensive and comprehensible approach to music fundamentals by featuring fourteen detailed chapters, innovative tools, activities, worksheets, index and glossary.
Author(s): James D Siddons
Hymn Supplement for Music Appreciation and Music History provides musical examples from the tradition of Christian hymnody to illustrate topics typically found in college-level textbooks covering music appreciation, music history, and worship studies.
Each of the twenty-six hymns is represented by a facsimile from a hymnal of the day and age when that hymnic example was in practice. Thus the students are introduced to both the sound of a type of religious song, and the way it looked in print at that time.