SHOP TALK | This monthly department highlights products
that are applicable to art education.
SQUARE 1 ART
The fine people at Square1Art make fundraising through the visual arts simple as can be. The company has a proven track record of success that can grow budgets of any kind, by turning your students’ artwork into memorable keepsakes and gifts. Square 1 Art is committed to uplifting the children, families, and communities they serve through promotion and support of the visual arts.
Among the products in Speedball® Studio Essentials are archival, water-based acrylic paints that extend well when mixing, are highly lightfast and water-resistant once dry. Available in 2.5-oz. tubes of 24 brilliant, hue-based colors, these paints contain no harmful pigments and are cadmium- and cobalt-free. Also included in the line are gel, matte and gloss mediums, modeling paste, gesso, and more.
MEDIA REVIEWS | Recent releases in print, DVD, CD-ROM, software and
other visual resources are highlighted in this monthly column.
FINE ART ADVENTURES: 36 Creative, Hands-On Projects Inspired by Classic Masterpieces,
by Maja Pitamic and Jill Laidlaw.
Chicago Review Press,
DRIBBLE DRABBLE: Process Art Ex‑periences for Young Children,
by Deya Brashears Hill.