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Good Earth art : environmental art for kids

Author: MaryAnn F Kohl; Cindy Gainer
Publisher: Bellingham, Wash. : Bright Ring Pub. ; Mt. Rainier, MD : Distributed by Gryphon House, ©1991.
Edition/Format:   Book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Over two hundred projects for painting and drawing, sculpture and mobiles, collage and printing, weaving and crafts, and handmade art supplies emphasize recycling and natural materials.
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: MaryAnn F Kohl; Cindy Gainer
ISBN: 0935607013 9780935607017
OCLC Number: 24227256
Description: 223 p. : ill. ; 22 x 27 cm.
Contents: Using the symbols --
7 building blocks to creativity --
Introduction --
1. Painting and drawing --
Free drawing or painting --
Newspaper design --
Tin can sponge paintings --
Cardboard box painting --
Fresco --
Impasto --
Plastic scrimshaw --
Plastic paint bags --
Slate shingle paintings --
Roofing felt drawings --
Nature rubbings --
Stone painting --
Indoor rainbow --
Shadow drawing --
Cotton ball clouds --
Sand paintings --
Pots, pans, and paper --
Junkyard paintings --
Snow paintings --
Ice-y art --
Poster time --
My own book --
Sheet banners --
Wall hanging --
Glue batik --
T-shirt transfers --
Draw from nature --
Bracket fungi painting --
Inky leaf silhouettes --
Leaf bursts --
Film etching --
2. Sculpture and mobiles --
Hanging box art --
String swag --
Newspaper sculpture --
Paper tube sculpture --
Shadow art --
Mat board sculpture --
Cardboard city --
Cereal box buildings --
Paper trash sculpture --
Aces wild sculpture --
Paper bag sculpture --
Stuffed brown bag --
Doll's play house --
Shadow box --
Wire figures --
Machine sculpture --
Design jars --
Soap carvings --
Breezy rings --
Styrofoam mobile --
Wire coat hanger mobile --
Hoop mobile --
Cup sculpture --
Lid mobile --
Can sculpture --
Tin can mobile --
Toothpick sculpture --
Frame sculpture --
Cinnamon ornaments --
Theme tree --
Modeling beeswax --
Burdock figures --
Sandy bakery --
Snowy bakery --
Pine cone sculptures --
Seashell displays --
On-site beach art --
Nature box --
Nature gatherings --
Driftwood sculpture --
Nest construction --
Nature mobile --
Elderberry wind chimes --
Seashell chimes --
Pebble towers --
Totem pole --
Cheese carving --
Sculpture salad --
Garden critters --
3. Collage and printing --
Cardboard collage --
String collage --
Pizza puzzles --
Match box puzzle --
Mechanical contraption --
Easy découpage --
Seed wiggles --
Wood shavings collage --
Put-togethers --
Dried bean pictures --
Waxed paper leaf collage --
Sandwich bag designs --
Foil art --
Funny-paper art --
Bean jar --
Sands of many colors --
Yarn prints --
Junk printing --
Easy sun print --
Solar prints --
Innertube prints --
Roller printing cans --
Stencil prints --
Screen print --
Chalk floats --
Bubble pop art --
Cup stamps --
Garden prints --
Leaf prints --
Ironed leaf designs --
Foiled leaf prints --
Mushroom spore print --
Pressed cookie prints --
4. Weaving and crafts --
Branch weaving --
Fence weaving --
Weaving trays --
Fruit basket weaving --
Six pack ring weaving --
Shrinkers --
Shrinkles I --
Shrinkles II --
Paperweight jars --
Tin can pencil holder --
Stained glass lantern --
Soup can lantern --
Luminaries --
Masking tape vase --
Web art --
Leaf skeletons --
Cattail fluff pillow --
Sunflower seed wreath --
Grape vine wreath --
Pine branch wreath --
Nature wreath --
Trim a tree for birds --
Holiday chain --
Veggie garland --
Wildflower chain --
Feather necklace --
Pebble necklace --
Seed necklace --
Newspaper beads --
Walnut shell boats --
Egg shell planters --
Eggheads --
Wood chip garden --
Pine cone garden --
Lentil-piece --
Milk carton planter --
Plastic bird feeder --
Plastic bottle terrarium --
Grocery baskets --
Bark baskets --
Squash-O-lantern --
Gourd art --
Musical gourd shaker --
Gourd guitar --
Animal tracks casting --
Colorful coal crystals --
Keep clam --
Flower box pictures --
Cattail basket --
Cattail weaving --
5. Homemade by hand --
Earth paints --
Earth crayons --
Roll-on painters --
Nature paintbrush --
Homemade chalk and board --
Egg shell crayons --
Natural finger paint --
Easy finger paint --
Homemade rice paste --
Homemade flour paste --
Homemade paper --
Handmade lint paper --
Recycled wrap --
Wrappings and bows --
Natural berry dye --
Natural dyes : sources --
Kool-Aid dyes --
Tie-dye --
Natural egg dyes --
Onion skin egg dye --
Finding and forming natural clay --
Clay pinch pot --
Basic natural kiln --
Homemade fossils --
Homemade perfume --
Homemade candles --
Sand dried flowers --
Sand baked flowers --
Glycerin preserving --
Pressed plants --
Potpourri --
Homemade T-shirt yarn --
Old sock puppets --
6. Resource guide --
Where to find free materials --
Environmental organizations and resources --
Bibliography --
Index, projects --
Index, materials --
About the authors.
Responsibility: MaryAnn F. Kohl, Cindy Gainer ; illustrations, Cindy Gainer.
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