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Advertising Media As A Source For Painting Iconography, Betty Thompkins Aug 1969

Advertising Media As A Source For Painting Iconography, Betty Thompkins

All Master's Theses

One of the phenomena of twentieth century America is the enormous growth in size and influence of the advertising industry. It is impossible to avoid the visual and aural images of sultry women and sophisticated men (and various portions of their anatomy), who order, persuade and cajole the public through the media of television, newspapers and magazines. It was the purpose of this thesis (1) to use these advertisements as a source of visual imagery for a series of drawings and paintings; (2) to utilize the resulting ambiguity of the image when taken out of a commercial context and put ...


A Study Of The Revival Of The Arts And Crafts Of The Yakima Indian Nation, Rosa Mae Winder Jul 1969

A Study Of The Revival Of The Arts And Crafts Of The Yakima Indian Nation, Rosa Mae Winder

All Master's Theses

It is the purpose of this research to study the steps which have been taken to revive the arts and crafts of the Yakima Indian Nation. It is a study to discuss the recognized and accepted values of art education, namely: (a) The aesthetic value (b) The cultural value (c) The therapeutic value (d) The vocational and avocational value to those "gifted” and/or interested in the arts.


Batik As An Art Craft In The Middle School To Develop Creativity And Prolonged Interest, Margueritte A. Bauer Jul 1969

Batik As An Art Craft In The Middle School To Develop Creativity And Prolonged Interest, Margueritte A. Bauer

All Master's Theses

It was the purpose of this study to present the craft of batik as (1) a means of studying the historical and contemporary background of batik, (2) a means of motivation to develop knowledge and feeling for the craft, (3) a means to introduce a craft which furnishes the individual with a sustained and prolonged interest, (4) a means to involve the student with many possibilities for experimentation in order to realize varied expressions, (5) a means to furnish the basic knowledge complete enough for each individual to work independently with this craft, (6) a means of furnishing an atmosphere ...


Social Comment As A Phase In The Development Of A More Personal Expression In Oil Painting, Isaiah James Boodhoo Jun 1969

Social Comment As A Phase In The Development Of A More Personal Expression In Oil Painting, Isaiah James Boodhoo

All Master's Theses

The purpose of this study is (1) to examine the presence or social comment in painting from a historical point or view, (2) to support its validity as a theme in art, (3) to use this theme in the creation or a number or oil paintings, and (4) to develop through this means a more personal expression in painting.


The Creative Process As Examined In A Series Of Multi-Media Drawings, Louise Christine Hoeschen Jun 1969

The Creative Process As Examined In A Series Of Multi-Media Drawings, Louise Christine Hoeschen

All Master's Theses

The problem of this study is: (1) to investigate, through related literature, theories of the psychological events which occur in the process of creativity, and other relevant aspects, such as general characteristics of creative individuals, some studies on the relationship of IQ and creativity, environmental factors which effect creative people, and educational insights which are of value to all educators, and (2) to produce a series of original drawings utilizing various drawing media.


An Investigation Of “Revelation” In Contemporary Art, John Brian Skoor Jun 1969

An Investigation Of “Revelation” In Contemporary Art, John Brian Skoor

All Master's Theses

It is the purpose of this study (1) to investigate various examples of paintings and sculptures in which the artist claimed to have revealed himself or to have had a spiritual experience in the creation of the work; (2) to present several select statements by artists and theologians who claim revelation is the dynamic, sustaining force in all creation; (3) to correlate art and religion, emphasizing that the common thread which underlies them both is revelation.


Effects Of Cubism On American Painting Since 1914, Carl W. Brodin Aug 1968

Effects Of Cubism On American Painting Since 1914, Carl W. Brodin

All Master's Theses

The problem will consist of establishing the beliefs, theories, and methodology of the Cubist movement as formulated by the members of a Parisian group of artists known as Le Groupe du Bateau-Lavoir. The next step will be to attempt to discover these factors in representative paintings produced in America subsequent to 1914. The final step will be to show the extent of the influences by reproducing selected American paintings, quoting current writers, and drawing conclusions.


A Study Of Grading Art Work Concerning Secondary Art Instructors In The State Of Washington, Darwin Dean Evans Jul 1968

A Study Of Grading Art Work Concerning Secondary Art Instructors In The State Of Washington, Darwin Dean Evans

All Master's Theses

The purpose of this study is to assess in a controlled manner the extent of concurrence among secondary art instructors in the State of Washington with respect to the grading of certain art work produced by juniors in a secondary school.


An Experimental Investigation Of The Movement Known As Op Art, Florence Sterling Taylor Aug 1966

An Experimental Investigation Of The Movement Known As Op Art, Florence Sterling Taylor

All Master's Theses

It was the purpose of this study (1) to explore, analytically and aesthetically, the recent movement in the art world known as Op art; (2) to investigate the principles of perception which are utilized in such work; and (3) to produce in painting and construction media examples of these optical gymnastics.


A Study Of The Expressive Qualities Of Non-Objective Form In Painting, Gordon E. Stalder Aug 1966

A Study Of The Expressive Qualities Of Non-Objective Form In Painting, Gordon E. Stalder

All Master's Theses

The purpose of the study was (1) to clarify the candidate's understanding of the expressive qualities of non-objective form; (2) to apply these understandings of the expressive qualities of nonobjective form to a creative method in making a series of paintings; and (3) to evaluate the effect of the study in its enrichment of the expressive quality of the non-objective forms in the candidate's paintings.


The Development Of An Art Curriculum For The Intermediate Grades In Kennewick Pubic Schools, Lewis Gustavas Mccord Jun 1966

The Development Of An Art Curriculum For The Intermediate Grades In Kennewick Pubic Schools, Lewis Gustavas Mccord

All Master's Theses

It was the purpose of this study (1) to provide an organized art education program for the intermediate grades (grades four, five, and six) in the Kennewick Public School District No. 17; (2) to establish the needed organization and direction necessary to maintain an art program that offers maximum growth in children; and (3) to present a variety of creative art and craft activities that include care and use of materials, correlation with other subject areas, and audio-visual aids.


Evolving Creative Thrown Pottery Vessels From Basic Forms, Kenneth Raymond Moser Dec 1965

Evolving Creative Thrown Pottery Vessels From Basic Forms, Kenneth Raymond Moser

All Master's Theses

By progressively varying the design elements of the silhouette, many different pottery forms can be evolved. By employing this approach, the potter can completely explore his theories of design and find the better proportion and placement of all elements of his forms.


The Role Of Art As A Basic Subject In The Pre- And Elementary School Curriculum, Blanche Mclane Cook Aug 1965

The Role Of Art As A Basic Subject In The Pre- And Elementary School Curriculum, Blanche Mclane Cook

All Master's Theses

This study has been an attempt to show why art education should be a basic subject area in the pre- and elementary school curriculum.


A One-Semester Art History Course Outline For High School Students, Patricia R. Grover Jul 1965

A One-Semester Art History Course Outline For High School Students, Patricia R. Grover

All Master's Theses

The purpose of this paper is to establish a meaningful and applicable one-semester course in Art History for West Valley High School students. The suggested course of study presents concepts basic to the understanding of philosophical and aesthetic values which serve as the foundation of art expression.


An Exploration Of Aesthetic And Technical Possibilities Through The Combination Of Several Media In The Designing Of Three Dimensional Sculptural Forms, Donald C. Sheppard Jun 1965

An Exploration Of Aesthetic And Technical Possibilities Through The Combination Of Several Media In The Designing Of Three Dimensional Sculptural Forms, Donald C. Sheppard

All Master's Theses

It was the intent of this study to create a series of three sculptural forms employing combinations of materials such as metals, woods, and clay. A careful procedural description comprises the documentary portion of this study. Inherent in this primary intent, of course, were the problems of (1) combining the materials used in each piece into an aesthetically integrated sculptural form and (2) experimentation with techniques for structurally unifying the materials.


A Suggested Crafts Program For Wenatchee Senior High School, Doris Backman Kirkpatarick Mar 1965

A Suggested Crafts Program For Wenatchee Senior High School, Doris Backman Kirkpatarick

All Master's Theses

It was the aim of this study to develop experimental teaching methods and procedures in a sequential crafts program specifically designed to utilize analysis of student background and needs and to promote individual creativeness and aesthetic awareness.


The Development Of The Song Literature Of Hugo Wolf, Edward J. Sand Aug 1964

The Development Of The Song Literature Of Hugo Wolf, Edward J. Sand

All Master's Theses

The purpose of this study is to gain a perspective of the history of Hugo wolf, the composers that influenced his work, and to identify and explain the pertinent elements of his Lieder that helped to make him reign as a master in this field.


An Inquiry Into The Effect Of Art Enrollment On Grades In Other Subjects, Roy B. Schonewill Aug 1964

An Inquiry Into The Effect Of Art Enrollment On Grades In Other Subjects, Roy B. Schonewill

All Master's Theses

It was the purpose of this study to measure the number of instances where enrollment in art may have had an influence on the success in the other subjects the students were taking while enrolled in art classes.


Exploring Some Approaches To Expressive Drawing, Donald Leroy Simmons Jun 1964

Exploring Some Approaches To Expressive Drawing, Donald Leroy Simmons

All Master's Theses

The purpose of this study was (1) to further the pedagogic and artistic knowledge and skills of this candidate in the area of expressive drawing, (2) to formulate new approaches or modify existing approaches to drawing so as to lessen inhibiting attitudes and rigid procedures during the act of drawing and encourage spontaneous and expressive drawing on the candidate's part, (3) to indicate implications this study might have for other artists, art teachers, or students, and (4) to contribute to an area in which little information is available.


Photographs As A Source Of Content In Figure Painting, Constance Helen Weber Jun 1964

Photographs As A Source Of Content In Figure Painting, Constance Helen Weber

All Master's Theses

The purpose of the study was ( 1) to explore the candidate's concepts of the relationships between form and content found in specific subject matter (photographs of the artist's family); (2) to apply these concepts to a series of oil paintings; and (3) to present conclusions that would suggest modifications of the candidate's painting techniques.


The Experimental Use Of Clay In A Wall Panel, Marion E. Farmer Aug 1963

The Experimental Use Of Clay In A Wall Panel, Marion E. Farmer

All Master's Theses

The purpose of this study is to describe, explain and conclude a series of experiments in search of the creative aspects of light and shadow when applied to the concept of “light-painting” by using clay in an experimental way in a wall panel. Inventing ways to use tools which are easily available to teachers of all levels, relates this study to the ever-present problems of art education.


A Composite Representational Study Of Masks Using Visual, Verbal, And Written Impressions, Rick E. Mason Aug 1963

A Composite Representational Study Of Masks Using Visual, Verbal, And Written Impressions, Rick E. Mason

All Master's Theses

It was the purpose of this study: (1) to use masks as a means of motivation for the students to develop their fundamental needs for expression, for creation, for identification and for release; (2) to furnish information as basic knowledge to be used in projects of mask-making; and (3) to take pictures, to select and to organize the slide series.


An Examination Of An Art Centered Curriculum For Beginning Classes In Special Education In The Bellevue School District, Lucille Mohring Studebaker Aug 1963

An Examination Of An Art Centered Curriculum For Beginning Classes In Special Education In The Bellevue School District, Lucille Mohring Studebaker

All Master's Theses

The purpose of this study is to examine the effectiveness of an art centered curriculum as an approach to the stimulation of learning for the Educable Mentally Retarded.


An Experiment In Designing And Constructing Sculptured Concrete Play Structures, Donald A. Scott Aug 1961

An Experiment In Designing And Constructing Sculptured Concrete Play Structures, Donald A. Scott

All Master's Theses

The purpose of this experiment was to design and construct a sculptured play structure to satisfy some of the physical and aesthetic needs of children as well as add to the landscape decor. The writer will present to the reader several points to consider before the designing and constructing of such a structure and some possible solutions to problems that may arise during the experiment.


Selective Art Experiences And Teaching Procedures For Developing Creativeness At The Junior High School Level, Marion Andrews Akers Aug 1961

Selective Art Experiences And Teaching Procedures For Developing Creativeness At The Junior High School Level, Marion Andrews Akers

All Master's Theses

It was the aim of this study to consider creativity, its relation to aesthetic achievement, and the importance of these in the development of the adolescent. Literature was reviewed; consideration of adolescent needs and the implications for art education were an integral part of the study.


A Study Of The Creative Use Of Discarded Light Metal For The Secondary School Art Program, Alma Eastwood Mcconnell Jun 1959

A Study Of The Creative Use Of Discarded Light Metal For The Secondary School Art Program, Alma Eastwood Mcconnell

All Master's Theses

Now that metal sculpture has become a recognized art form, some opportunity for work with this medium properly belongs in the school art class. A readily available source of supply for light metal material is discarded metal containers. The problem which has been dealt with in this study has been to adapt to creative expression this waste metal from cans, using only the most simplified processes.


A Development Of A Suitable Clay Body From Two Native Clays, Robert Oscar Iverson Aug 1958

A Development Of A Suitable Clay Body From Two Native Clays, Robert Oscar Iverson

All Master's Theses

The purpose of this study was to conduct a series of tests on two native clay bodies. They were used individually and in various proportions in order to find the most suitable combination for use as a potter’s clay.


The Development Of A Cone Four Ware From Materials Easily Accessible To Central Washington College Of Education, Lura Elizabeth Bellamy Jun 1956

The Development Of A Cone Four Ware From Materials Easily Accessible To Central Washington College Of Education, Lura Elizabeth Bellamy

All Master's Theses

The purpose of this paper is to describe, explain and conclude a series of experiments in search of the development of a clay body that would have the characteristics of: (1) vitrifying at Cone 4, yet be refractory enough to withstand the heat; and (2) being plastic so that is works well on the wheel. Additional study involved the experimentation of glazes on the clay bodies with the hopes of finding some to fit. The factors determining the use of clays that are economical and easily accessible to Central Washington College of Education were also considered.


A Handbook For School Murals, Mary Aquinata O'Sullivan Jul 1955

A Handbook For School Murals, Mary Aquinata O'Sullivan

All Master's Theses

It is difficult for a classroom teacher to plan and carry out a mural program with very little help or none. Nothing has been available that would serve as a practical guide for the teacher who plans to carry out a mural program. It is with this desire to help meet the needs of the elementary classroom teacher in conducting an art program that the work of compiling this handbook is undertaken.


A Manual For Design Education At The College Level, June King Mcfee Aug 1954

A Manual For Design Education At The College Level, June King Mcfee

All Master's Theses

The purpose of this thesis is to examine and explore the creativity, techniques, the philosophy and the principles of the broad area called design, as it is applicable to training of students in junior high and senior college with emphasis on teacher education.