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Online Extras / January 2018 | Arts & Activities
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Online Extras / January 2018

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Additional Links for January 2018

 

Yearlong Secondary Advanced Art Series / An AMPed Up Curriculum, Article 5 of 10: Transportation (page 10)
View/Download:
Self-Evaluation Rubric

View/Download:
Checklist for Success


Mehndi Hands (page 14)

Videos featuring the application of simple mehndi designs:


“Draw” Like an  Egyptian (page 10)
Watch the video mentioned in this article
“King Tut and His Treasures for Kids: Biography of Tutankhamen, Discovery of his Tomb“:
https://youtu.be/dmkDPaHSBzg

A series of short videos about the discovery of King Tut:
1)  The Discovery of KING TUT | The Antechamber:

2)  The Discovery of KING TUT | The Burial Chamber and Treasury:

3)  The Discovery of KING TUT | The Gold Mask:


A&A Art Print: “Tree of Life with Theme of Handcrafts” (page 33-36)

RESPOND & CONNECT (page 33)
MEXICAN HANDSCRAFTS REPRESENTED

CHINESE URN
Here is a very concise description of the trade between China, Mexico and Spain:
https://www.metmuseum.org/toah/hd/mgtr/hd_mgtr.htm

ALEBRIJE
Great video about Alebrijes, the fantastical painted animals from Oaxaca in Central Mexico:

JAGUAR
The jaguar played an important part in ancient Aztec and Mayan civilizations. Here is a blog with great photographs of the process of creating a ceramic jaguar:
http://www.travellingspice.com/2014/04/24/artisans-chiapas-part-i/

CRAFTSMAN’S SIGNATURE
Visit Oscar Soteno’s Facebook page:
https://www.facebook.com/artesaniassoteno/

Read all about Oscar’s honors and accomplishments:
https://www.novica.com/artistdetail/?faid=888

Another interesting link:
http://www.mexconnect.com/articles/1282-mexico-family-roots-the-soteno-trees-of-life

CREATE & PRESENT (page 26)
Photo essay on making Amate Bark Paper:
http://www.paperslurry.com/2015/07/23/hand-papermaking-in-mexico-amate-paper-traditional-mayan-techniques/

Learn more about Tu B’Shevat, the New Year for Trees:
http://www.chabad.org/library/article_cdo/aid/3264/jewish/15-Shevat.htm


On the Trail of Calder (page 27)
Read about Alexander Calder’s presence in Connecticut:

Calder in Connecticut: World-Famous Artist Called Roxbury Home



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