Most widely held works about Crystal Productions
Most widely held works by Crystal Productions
Elements and principles of design ( Visual )
13 editions published between 1989 and 2006 in English and held by 507 libraries worldwide
Tony Couch shows how to create compositions for paintings using the elements of design (line, shape, value, color, texture, direction) and their application to each of the principles of balance, harmony, gradation, repetition, contrast, dominance and unity.
Lascaux revisited ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1989 and 2001 in English and held by 464 libraries worldwide
This only film of the Lascaux Cave since it was closed to the public in 1963 shows almost the entire collection of prehistoric paintings and carvings in the cave.
Principles of design ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1995 and 2005 in English and held by 439 libraries worldwide
Shows how the seven elements of design are combined in a composition. Each principle is explained with diagrams and reinforced with hands-on demonstrations.
Elements of design ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1995 and 2008 in English and held by 431 libraries worldwide
Brommer explores and explains each of the seven elements of design: line, shape, form, color, value, texture, and space. He illustrates, with hands-on demonstrations, how they are used to develop a composition.
Basic perspective drawing ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1996 and 2010 in English and held by 357 libraries worldwide
The artist introduces linear perspective demonstrating the need to see perspective in order to draw it. He shows how to make one-point, two-point, and three-point perspective drawings using boxes, landscapes and buildings as subjects and demonstrates cylinders.
Pencil drawing ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1993 and 2007 in English and held by 308 libraries worldwide
Gail Price carefully leads viewers through basic techniques that will create dynamic pencil drawings.
Drawing methods ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1993 and 2006 in English and held by 266 libraries worldwide
Artist and teacher Gail Price demonstrates many methods, using felt tip markers, ink pens, colored pencils, crayons, twigs, and palette knife, and different colored and textured papers, to enhance drawings.
Masks from many cultures ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1992 and 1993 in English and held by 239 libraries worldwide
Shows a variety of ancient and contemporary masks from all over the world and explains how they are used in rituals, festivals, and as artistic objects.
African American artists affirmation today ( Visual )
3 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 238 libraries worldwide
This program integrates art into a cross curriculum program designed to instill pride for African American accomplishments.
Sculpture and the creative process ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1992 and 2007 in English and held by 213 libraries worldwide
Dale Lamphere demonstrates the process of sculpture from thumb nail sketches in clay to the maquette and the armature and the sculpting of the finished work. Lamphere also provides an overview of the last wax casting process.
Aboriginal art past, present and future ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1996 and 2006 in English and held by 208 libraries worldwide
"The art of Australia's Aborigines is explored in this program from prehistoric cave art to the paintings of contemporary artists"--Container.
Maskmaking with paper ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 207 libraries worldwide
Teacher Peggy Flores demonstrates the art of making dimensional paper masks from construction paper.
The gates a film about the gates in Central Park, New York City ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 207 libraries worldwide
Documentary of the artists Christo and Jeanne-Claude's project, The Gates, in Central Park, New York City. For 16 days in February 2005, over 7,500 gates covered 23 miles of Central Park walkways. Film follows the temporary life of the Gates through inception, installation, enjoyment, and disassembly. Special features include the press conference with the artists and Mayor Bloomberg and a photo gallery with 50 photos by Mark Terk.
Dropping in on Picasso ( Visual )
11 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in English and held by 204 libraries worldwide
Learn how Picasso's art evolved from his Blue period to his Rose period, to Cubism, and even sculpture. Combining animation with actual art images the Picasso masterworks are shown and explored.
Paul Soldner thrown and altered clay : a retrospective ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 200 libraries worldwide
This program traces the evolution of Soldner's work over forty years from functional thrown stoneware to his nonfunctional raku sculptured forms and cast bronze pieces.
Acrylic painting getting a start ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 199 libraries worldwide
Stephen Quiller demonstrates how to begin acrylic painting. Basic materials are shown with pigments, a palette using freezer paper, and brushes and their care. Further demonstrations explore how to do a landscape, a cityscape, and still life.
Composition ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 198 libraries worldwide
Stephen Quiller demonstrates how to develop compositions from different subjects and how various shapes and values of a subject can trigger ideas for the painting.
Watercolor methods ( Visual )
3 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 190 libraries worldwide
Stephen Quiller demonstrates with different types of watercolor papers, brushes and pigments explore wet-on-wet, controlled washes and drybrush, plus innovative methods to enhance watercolor paintings.
Drawing, learning professional techniques ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1990 and 2007 in English and held by 188 libraries worldwide
Artist Tony Couch demonstrates various drawing techniques including contour drawing, gesture drawing, perspective, cross hatching, and modeling.
Drawing with pastels ( Visual )
3 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 185 libraries worldwide
Different types of pastels including hard, soft, oil, iridescent and pencil are shown and their properties explained. Demonstration drawings of a variety of subjects show how the pastels are used. Also demonstrated are methods of combining oil pastels with turpentine for opaque drawings, and how soft pastels can be used on velour to create effective textural drawings.
Acrylic painting--Technique Animated films Architecture, Gothic Art Art, French Art, Modern Art, Prehistoric Art appreciation Artists Art--Study and teaching Art--Study and teaching (Elementary) Biography Cave paintings Ceramics Ceramic sculpture Color Composition (Art) Criticism, interpretation, etc. Design Documentary films Drawing--Technique Exhibition catalogs Films France France--Lascaux Cave History Impressionism (Art) Instructional films Juvenile works Mask making Masks Nonfiction films Painting Painting, French Painting, Modern Painting--Technique Paper work Pencil drawing Pencil drawing--Technique Perspective Pottery Pottery, American Pottery craft Pottery--Technique Sculptors Soldner, Paul United States Video recordings--for the hearing impaired Watercolor painting Watercolor painting--Technique