Artist Book Resources
|Artist Book Curriculum Ideas.....|
Art & Math
Study M. C. Escher and create a tessellation book.
(See websites: Wikipedia and M.C. Escher)
Create a book using only geometric forms as illustrations.
Design a numbers book.
Construct a book by building layers of kaleidoscope designs.
Art & Science
Make a book instead of a poster to illustrate a concept in science.
Make mini-books for a mini-science fair.
Reuse an old science book to create a new science book (altered book).
Create a book in the shape of an animal, fish, bird or other "creature."
Art & Social Studies
Illustrate a book about your community or school.
Visually compare and contrast your culture with another culture.
Create a book illustrating how a specific culture has developed.
Map the Silk Route or the Spice Route in a self-designed book.
Art & Language
Write new symbols for the alphabet in a self-designed book.
Read a classic and use only drawings and minimal words for a new book.
Develop symbols for the main characters in a short story or novel.
Create new Dr. Seuss style characters for a book to honor Dr. Seuss.
Make a book about a poem.
Art & History
Make a timeline book.
Research your family and create a family tree book.
Draw historical scenes illustrating a certain time in history.
Art & Technology
Create a book about your life using a graphic program from the web.
Using graphics programs, create a surrealist book.
Create web pages; remember web pages are electronic books.
Create a book using a presentation program.
Combine a word processing program and a paint program for a book.
Import images using a scanner and a clip art program to create a book.
Cut out sections of a manufactured book and illustrate in a new way.
Put new pages in an old book cover.