Easy Reading Stained-glass/Mosaic Books
These books and other resources are worth taking a look at.
Critque a Masterpiece
Use these two stained-glass and mosaic masterpieces with the critique format on the right to better understand how to look at and evaluate a piece of art.
Mosaics and Stained-glass
Mosaics and stained-glass courses are being cut out of the curriculum to make room for more math and science classes. This craft is dieing because of budget cuts and low priorty. Does anyone want anything to be done about this?
The Birth of Stained-glass/Mosaics
How do you find answers to questions? Ever wonder where stained-glass/mosaics got their beginnings? Watch these short stained-glass/mosaic videos and answer some of your questions. In the first video, the stained-glass windows are over-welling and their creations are things of beauty. This video may only open up more questions, like, who were the creators of these masterpieces? How were they made? What were they made of? How did the artists come up with their subject matter and designs? Who financed their creations? How much did they cost? To answer some of these questions and more you will have to continue researching the wonderful world of stain-glass and mosaics. The second video is on mosaics and once again opens up probably more questions than it answers.
Stained-glass/mosaic to do guide
Use these web links to study the art of stained-glass/mosaic making. Creating stained-glass/mosaic is extreme simple to do. These links will show you how to create your own stained-glass/mosaic masterpieces. The creations you can make will be the most beautiful and elegant creations you have ever seen and they will be yours to keep forever...
What do you think?
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Critiquing Masterpieces in Stained-glass/Mosaics
Learning to Look and write about art
The art to critique a Masterpiece in either stained-glass or mosaics made simple.
Use the following format to write a statement about the two stained-glass and mosaic masterpieces on the left, so you are able to understand the basic keys of assessing a piece of art. Use the following 100 point, teacher-made check list to self-evaluate yourself. Finish this exercise with a written statement about both masterpieces.
Task: Write a statement about each stained-glass and moasic masterpieces using the following 5 objectives to guide your writing:
STUDENT TEACHER LOOKING FOR POINTS WRITING
Points: Points: (Maximum 20 points): OBJECTIVE:
_________ _________ _________ 1.) Describe the masterpiece briefly.
_________ _________ _________ 2.) Describe what you see.
_________ _________ _________ 3.) Describe the design.
_________ _________ _________ 4.) Describe how it was made.
_________ _________ _________ 5.) What feelings/mood is conveyed?
______/100 ______/100 _________/100 = FINAL SCORE
Events and Dates
SAVE THE MURAL AT MESA JUNIOR
Mesa Junior High School will be torn down at the end of the 2011-2012 school year for budgetary reasons. Can anything be done to save the mural in the student cafeteria and, as a matter of fact, the weaving and needlepoint in the media center too? What will happen to these beautiful masterpieces of historic icons of past years?! SAVE THE MURAL, NEEDLE POINT AND WEAVING!
Guide on Stained-glass/mosaics
Mesa Public Schools Professional Development Cadre at Westwood HS;
e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org email@example.com 480-839-1620.
Great photos of stained-glass masterpieces come in a wide variety of medias, check these out.
Dates and Events
Thursday, Apr 15, 2010: Mesa Junior High School student cafeteria south wall View a 10' X 35' mosaic mural in the cafeteria at Mesa Junior High School. This mural was created by over 300 students and took 2 years to complete by 1979.
Wednesday, May 5, 2010 to Wednesday, Dec 1, 2010: Sky Harbour AirportTerminal 1 has a floor mosaic which is worth seeing. It was one of a kind and built in the 60's.