Learning By Designing: Pacific Northwest Coast Native Indian Art, volume 2 is the follow-up manual for Learning By Designing volume 1 and takes the reader further into an understanding of Northwest Coast First Nations art and design. The authors Jim Gilbert and Karin Clark provide teachers and students with a basic introduction to the art of the Northwest Coast as well as an understanding First Nations ethics and philosophy.
Learning By Designing: Pacific Northwest Coast Native Indian Art, volume 1 is a comprehensive reference tool for anyone interested in the art designs of the Pacific Northwest Coast First Nations. Karin Clark and Jim Gilbert have provided an especially detailed resource that draws on their combined talents as educator and art teacher. While neither author has First Nations ancestry, they have both studied with and interviewed Northwest Coast artists and Elders.
Learning By Doing: Northwest Coast Native Indian Art by educator Karin Clark and artist Jim Gilbert offers elementary and secondary teachers a curriculum guide to teaching the basics of Northwest Coast art. The step-by-step instruction builds on simple designs to the more complex basics of drawing, designing, painting and carving. The work focuses on Kwakwaka'wakw designs and presents blackline masters, lessons, and assessment forms.
Original designs by Jim Gilbert, adapted for cross stitch by Sheron Ruffell. This book contains the three full-size colour cross-stitch patterns from the Pacific Northwest Coast shown on the front cover. Patterns are full size and are approximately 37 cm x 27 cm with each based on accurate, traditional designs. Also included is a First Nations area map, Aboriginal art within a cultural context, Aboriginal designs used in cross stitch explanation, illustrated cross stitch instructions.