Behind the Scenes Series, Vol. 5: Wayne Thiebaud: Line (VHS)

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Amon Carter Online Projects

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Follows American painter Wayne Thiebaud (b. 1920) as he uses drawing to expand children's understanding of line from simple outline to its creation of volume, shape, feeling, and movement.

TRC audience: 
Elementary (K-5)
Middle School (6-8)
TRC subject: 
20th Century (1946-1999)
Art Ed/Museum Ed
Multicultural Topics
TRC format: 
Audio-Visual