WorldCat Identities

Crystal Video (Firm)

Overview
Works: 82 works in 109 publications in 1 language and 2,383 library holdings
Genres: Instructional films  History  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Nonfiction films  Educational films  Children's films  Biography  Juvenile works  Documentary films  Short films 
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Most widely held works by Crystal Video (Firm)
Basic perspective drawing by Gerald F Brommer( Visual )

3 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 248 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The artist introduces linear perspective demonstrating the need to see perspective in order to draw it. He shows how to make one-point, two-point, and three-point perspective drawings using boxes, landscapes and buildings as subjects and demonstrates cylinders
Frank Lloyd Wright : the masterpieces by Frank Lloyd Wright( Visual )

8 editions published between 1985 and 2010 in English and held by 146 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Looks at the architectural work of Frank Lloyd Wright
Tessellations : the art & the magic by Robert Fathauer( Visual )

4 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 120 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jim McNeill introduces basic tessellation concepts and examples of historic tessellations as well as examples of his own. He then presents a step-by-step demonstration creating simple tessellations with cut paper. He creates a template, traces multiple shapes on large pieces of paper, and then cuts, glues the shapes, and decorates the final design. Examples of student tessellations are also shown
Sculpture and the creative process( Visual )

1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 93 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dale Lamphere demonstrates the process of sculpture from thumb nail sketches in clay to the maquette and the armature and the sculpting of the finished work. Lamphere also provides an overview of the last wax casting process
Ceramics handbuilding : slab construction by Mollie Favour( Visual )

3 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 77 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mollie Favour shows tools and clays as well as wedging before making slabs by throwing and rolling. Shows construction of a box with lid and pieces joined with scoring and slip. She also creates other pieces, including a vase and bowls draped over forms plus a wall mural. Shows how these are decorated and fired in an electric kiln
Visualizing what you paint by Stephen Quiller( Visual )

2 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 74 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stephen Quiller presents a variety of ideas motivating students to see and visualize subjects to create more spontaneous and creative work
Tempera painting : color and design( Visual )

2 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 72 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After explaining the properties of tempera paint and how to use it, the artist shows a color wheel, black and white value scale, and warm to cool color scale. These concepts are then demonstrated in paintings
Maskmaking introduction by Carole Sivin( Visual )

1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 67 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Join Carole Sivin as she offers instruction in maskmaking
Collage methods( Visual )

1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 61 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The artist guides viewers through four different techniques for creating collages, using tissue paper, construction paper, stained papers, and pictures to produce different effects
Charles Reid( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 59 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Charles shows shapes of color become alive as they intermix, and personalities of the subjects begin to shine forth
Drawing with pastels by Gail Price( Visual )

1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 58 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Different types of pastels including hard, soft, oil, iridescent and pencil are shown and their properties explained. Demonstration drawings of a variety of subjects show how the pastels are used. Also demonstrated are methods of combining oil pastels with turpentine for opaque drawings, and how soft pastels can be used on velour to create effective textural drawings
Drawing with charcoal by Gail Price( Visual )

1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 57 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Artist Gail Price introduces the types of charcoal and conte crayon and shows how they are used in motivating demonstrations on different papers including a drawing of mugs, an effective gesture drawing, and a cave drawing. She concludes the video by demonstrating three dynamic drawing of earth in space, an Indian bowl, and a landscape
Maskmaking workshop by Carole Sivin( Visual )

1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 57 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Carole Sivin expands on basic maskmaking techniques to produce examples for wearing, performance, and decoration. Techniques demonstrated include: glued paper strips, plaster gauze on face, plaster casting from mold, paper casting from mold, pressed clay in mold, wire armature, crumpled paper armature, decorating
The life and works of Michelangelo( Visual )

1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 55 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides an in-depth view of Michelangelo's life from his childhood to his final architectural achievements in Rome
Printmaking by Julie Abowitt( Visual )

4 editions published between 1983 and 2004 in English and held by 52 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explains the history and techniques of printing including relief, intaglio, lithograph, and silk screen. Critiques different artists' work
Charles Reid( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 52 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this program Charles demonstrates how he achieves his spontaneous, fresh style
Watercolor : materials and basic techniques with Gerald F. Brommer( Visual )

1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Students explore the materials and properties of watercolor through a series of demonstrations and examples of watercolor paintings. These include transparent and opaque watercolor, pigments, brushes, papers, washes, glazes, and wet-in-wet techniques. This is the companion video to Watercolor: Special Techniques
Watercolor : special techniques with Gerald F. Brommer( Visual )

1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This program expands on the concepts presented in Watercolor: materials and basic techniques. These concepts and techniques are shown through a series of demonstrations to show students how to use drybrush to create textures, glazes to reinforce colors, and combining different techniques. Also, experimental techniques with "non-painting" tools and materials are shown."--Container
Maskmaking with clay by Peggy Flores( Visual )

1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Peggy Flores shows how to create colorful and decorative masks from clay. Steps include placing the clay slab over a form to create the basic face shape, creating the facial features, drying it in an electric kiln and finishing the mask with decorative details. Shows many examples of student masks
Drawing : landscapes with pencil and ink by Tony Couch( Visual )

1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tony Couch creates a pencil landscape and one done with ink over a watercolor wash
 
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Audience level: 0.24 (from 0.20 for Basic pers ... to 0.37 for Maskmaking ...)

Alternative Names
Crystal Productions. Crystal Video (Firm)

Languages
English (39)