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Author(s): Dennis Angel
Drawing is a lifelong pursuit - a journey that provides endless visual exploration and a myriad of compelling challenges.
Author(s): Robert Elliott
Our World, Our Music relates historical and discipline-specific concepts to students’ existing knowledge gained through cultural participation. It addresses past and present, Western and non-Western societies and cultures, examining music in particular, the arts in general, and the societies that support them within a given culture. Students develop analytical and critical thinking skills through structured listening and global approaches to our world and its people.
Author(s): Julia A Brady Jenner
American Cinema: Movies and Magic discusses how filmmaking began, industry pioneers and the formulas that led us to the films we’re making now. It’s an appreciation of those who came before us, creating that magic for the films we enjoy today. The text allows students to appreciate film genres, filmmakers and the technique of creating films, from a passionate perspective and with a more conversational writing style.
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Author(s): Trudy McNair
Trudy McNair’s A History of Art and Civilization series provides comprehensive coverage of the art and cultural history of different regions and time periods throughout antiquity. The texts place art and societal movements in context, giving students a panoramic view of history and an understanding of how circumstance relates to cultural output.
Author(s): Ben Cunningham
A Working Approach to the Art Elements and Principles or Organization is available in paperback or electronic versions and is the perfect textbook for any two-dimensional design classroom. The author has produced clear and engaging explanatory chapters, integrated with carefully designed assignments created during more than twenty years of teaching. Whether you are a full professor or fresh out of graduate school, this combination textbook and workbook will provide a structure from which to base and build a dynamic course.