Making Art Safely by Merle Spandorfer
Alternative Methods and Materials in Drawing, Painting, Printmaking, Graphic Design, and Photography

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This book identifies hazardous materials and techniques that are commonly used in art. It demonstrates safe alternatives through text and step-by-step illustrations.

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About the Authors Merle Spandorfer, painter, printmaker, and photographer, has exhibited in solo and group shows worldwide. Her work is represented in over 40 permanent collections including the Museum of Modern Art, Metropolitan Museum of Art, Whitney Museum of American Art, and the Philadelphia Museum of Art. She has taught at the Tyler School of Art and Pratt Institute, and has lectured at various institutions including the Tokyo National University of Fine Art and the Sichuan Fine Arts Institute in Chongqing. She is the recipient of numerous prizes including the Pennsylvania Education Association Outstanding Art Educator Award. Deborah Curtiss, author of Introduction to Visual Literacy, attended the Yale University School of Art, where she was trained as a painter. She has had more than 25 solo exhibits, and her works are found in public and private collections throughout the world. She has taught drawing, painting, design and visual literacy at the University of the Arts, Temple University and elsewhere. Jack Snyder, M.D. (Northwestern University), J.D, (Georgetown University), Ph.D. (Medical College of Virginia) is a member of the full-time faculty in the departments of medicine and pathology at the Thomas Jefferson University School of Medicine in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Dr. Snyder is board-certified in numerous specialties, including medical toxicology, occupational medicine, and legal medicine, and he is licensed to practice both medicine and law. Dr. Snyder is a frequent consultant and lecturer in matters concerning environmental and occupational health.
Published September 1, 1992 by Van Nostrand Reinhold. 255 pages
Genres: Political & Social Sciences, Computers & Technology, Education & Reference, Arts & Photography, Science & Math. Non-fiction