Northwest Coast native indian art by Karin Clark and Jim Gilbert
First published in 1987, Learning by Doing Northwest Coast Native Indian art, by Karin Clark and Jim Gilbert, is a helpful guide for anyone interested in Pacific Northwest Coast Native art drawing, painting, and carving styles.
The book was initially developed as a straight-forward, useful, and enjoyable curriculum to be used in any educational classroom or workshop setting or as a great place to start for those with a personal interest in Northwest Coast art.
It includes step-by-step, native art drawing, painting, and carving tutorials, with practice worksheets right in the book, perfect for meeting K-12 teachers’ Indigenous-focused curriculum expectations.
If you’re a K-12 teacher, this book is a culturally accurate grab-and-go resource you can use immediately in the classroom without having to spend hours researching and preparing materials that integrate indigenous perspectives in the classroom.
Learning by Doing is intended as the first book in the “Learning by” Series because it’s perfect for beginners, with formline art building block practice pages and simple native art projects for people just starting to learn about Northwest Coast art.