Monet Issue Monet Example

May 2014: Monet & Garden

Learn

  • Visit Monet's garden and learn about Impressionism
  • Discover reflection symmetry
  • Watch the time move with Fong Qi Wei

Create

  • Make your own watercolors
  • Decorate a huge water lily pad
  • Write a poem about your garden

Play

  • Make paper that can grow into flowers
  • Place yourself on Monet's Japanese bridge
  • Learn about magically opening paper flowers
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Rothko Issue Rothko Example

April 2014: Rothko & Color

Learn

  • Discover abstract Expressionism
  • Learn about warm and cold colors
  • Find emotions hiding on the color wheel

Create

  • Make your own canvas
  • Capture your emotions in oil pastels
  • Visit tulip festival and abstract

Play

  • Open your own gallery
  • Discover the colors of the emotions
  • Take a color wheel for a scavenger hunt
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Miro Issue Miro Example

March 2014: Miro & Playfulness in Art

Learn

  • Explore paintings of Joan Miro
  • Discover the thrill of automatic drawing
  • Look at things quite differently than before

Create

  • Sculpt collaborative paper creation
  • Transform driftwood into an unique animal sculpture
    with James Dorran Web

Play

  • Eye-bomb your neighborhood
  • Create a monster with your die
  • Take pictures of letters everywhere around you
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Charley Harper Issue Charley Harper Example

February 2014: Charley Harper & Birds

Learn

  • Learn about minimal realism with Charley Harper
  • Use potatoes and carrots to print all kinds of birds
  • Discover the vibrant colors of oil pastels

Create

  • Illustrate your own book with Cait
  • Sculpt a paper mask with Diana
  • Learn to use a quill

Play

  • Build a nest on a plate
  • Keep a bird-watching journal
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Bruegel Issue Bruegel Example

January 2014: Bruegel & Snow

Learn

  • Discover Pieter Bruegel’s snow landscapes
  • Play with atmospheric perspective and mountains
  • See the difference color can make in your work

Create

  • Get outside and create snow art with Simon Beck
  • Capture your favorite memory in a snow globe
  • Use fractions of circles to collage snowflakes

Play

  • Crystallize Borax snowflakes
  • Have fun with monochromatic-landscape coloring book
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Holiday Issue Holiday Example

December 2013: Holidays Around the World

Learn

  • Explore Christmas, Kwanzaa and Hanukkah
  • Learn about high-speed photography with Alan Sailer

Create

  • Capture your holidays with Josef Lada inspired
    illustrations
  • Collage a Kwanzaa scene with Synthia Saint James
  • Light your own plaster menorah

Play

  • Recycle your broken ornaments
  • Build a gingerbread house

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Pissarro Issue Pissarro Example

November 2013: Pissarro & Harvest

Learn

  • Camille Pissarro & one point perspective
  • Stocker Farm & secrets of corn mazes

Create

  • Perspective painting of a pumpkin patch
  • Gold leaves
  • Smart pumpkins on recycled newspaper
  • Your own corn maze with real corn

Play

  • Test your creativity
  • Change apples into dolls
  • Design your own gnomes
  • Build winter houses for fairies
  • Play outside!

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Oldenburg Issue Oldenburg Example

October 2013: Oldenburg & Food

Learn

  • Claes Oldenburg & food
  • Amy Quah & bento boxes

Create

  • Clay cakes and hamburgers
  • Mixed-media collage of food
  • Edible art

Play

  • Miniaturize your food
  • Experiment with milk and eggs
  • Design your own restaurant
  • Decorate your plates
  • Pimp up your pancakes
  • Open your own pastry store

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Hundertwasser Issue Hundertwasser Example

September 2013: Hundertwasser & My Home

Learn

  • Friedensreich Hundertwasser & architecture
  • Eric Standley and laser-cut windows

Create

  • Happy buildings
  • House in a bottle
  • Paper-collage windows

Play

  • Write your design statement
  • Explore marshmallow architecture
  • Decorate your window
  • Create your own play cities

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Klimt Preview Issue Klimt Example

August 2013: Klimt & Tree of Life

Learn

  • Gustav Klimt & Symbolism
  • Brynn and jewelry

Create

  • Gold family tree of life
  • Nevelson’s tree
  • Paper tree collage

Play

  • Research your family history
  • Create unique art gift
  • Make personal jewelry
  • Create family self-portrait
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