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             VHS and DVD Programs


                                               Arts:
                             Architecture
                             Arts & Artists
                         Instruction & How-to
                                Music
                           Performing Arts



                             February2007
                                 Catalog Number: M1941A


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                                                                   in the community to think bigger, to think more is
          Arts: Architecture                                       possible." Overall, we come to learn that our perception is
ART AND              ARCHITECTURE                   SERIES         derived from the angle at which we view something new.
(NEW!)                                                             And as architect Calatrava says, "When you build a bridge,
A series of inspiring programs that looks at various aspects       there is a desire of connection, and because you make this
of art and architecture, from basic how-to instruction             connection both sides will change."
programs to documentaries on great buildings and                   Grade Level: J,S,C,A 30 min. VHS / DVD 2006
visionary work by great architects.
4 or 6 DVDs/VHS                                                    THE GRAND LOUVRE
                                                                   "Recommended. This program provides an overview of the
THE ART GLASS WALL                                                 ambitious architectural master plan for the expansion of the
"Recommended. Does an excellent job of showing the                 Louvre. An extensive interview with I.M. Pei describes the
viewer how the process works. One discovers not only how           challenges of transforming the Louvre; also we see
the piece is created, but also how artists and architects can      valuable footage of the excavation and reconstruction
collaborate." -EMR Online                                          process." -Library Journal
An engrossing documentary about the creation of a carved           "A fascinating documentary - highly recommended!"
glass architectural wall that delineates each step in the          -WYBE-TV
process. Viewers see the design concept, detailed                  A rare and wonderful program, which includes
preliminary drawings, preparation of glass panels for              never-before-seen footage of the Louvre shot between
sandblasting, the actual sandblasted carving of the design,        1983 and 1993. From the first declaration of the late
and fiber optic lighting for luminosity.                           French President, Francois Mitterand, "the Louvre will be
Grade Level: J,S,C,A 20 min. VHS 2000 / DVD 2006                   given back to the Arts," to the perspective, offered by
                                                                   famed American architect I.M. Pei about his controversial
SANTIAGO CALATRAVA'S SUNDIAL BRIDGE:                               Pyramid, all the secrets of the Grand Louvre are revealed
ANGLE OF INSPIRATION                                               through its metamorphosis. Here we are taken back in time
"It is hard to describe genius at that level. Santiago             to see the foundations to Philippe Auguste's 12th-century
Calatrava is the hands-down best in his field. When a              fortress, the ramparts of Charles the 5th, the transport of
community welcomes an architect like Santiago Calatrava            the horses of Marly and the bulls of Khorsabad; then we
into its midst, I think it's life-transforming; it's the kind of   are privileged to discover with I.M. Pei the rooms in the
experience for which there is no substitute." -Herbert             Richelieu aisle and the space of the carousel around his
Muschamp, NY Times Architecture Critic                             famous Pyramid.
"Calatrava sees with a very big vision. I view him first as        Grade Level: J,S,C,A 60 min. VHS 1994 / DVD 2006
an artist, then an architect and engineer - in that order."
-Tracy Wierman, Turtle Bay Museum                                  ILLUSTRATING ARCHITECTURE
"Calatrava has this great imagination and the desire to do         Architectural-illustrator Dick Shook demonstrates the
something completely different; this is not just a bridge; it      fundamental illustration techniques used by architect
is a unique piece of art." -Walter Gatti, Tensor Engineering       designers.
San Francisco has its Golden Gate and Florence has its
Ponte Vecchio, and now Redding, California has its                 Part 1: Tools and Techniques of the Trade
Sundial, the first bridge designed in America by the               In this introductory program, Dick Shook presents the
world-renowned architect and engineer Santiago Calatrava.          supplies needed to draw an illustration; then offers a
Narrated by actress Jill Eikenberry (LA Law), this                 warm-up of the various drawing techniques viewers will
beautifully made program not only documents the process            use..
of turning this brilliant architect's vision into a                Grade Level: J,S,C,A 30 min. VHS 1999 / DVD 2006
one-of-a-kind bridge, but also has the courage to ask, is the
river crossing a project of pride or genius or folly? Like         Part 2: Beginning Your Illustration
other grand works of public art, the Sundial Bridge at the         Here Dick Shook introduces a perspective chart used by
Turtle Bay Exploration Park, although considered by most           illustrators; then he focuses on a fountain, the center of
an architectural wonder, has generated some opposition. It         attention in the illustration..
is in presenting this balance of opinions this documentary         Grade Level: J,S,C,A 30 min. VHS 1999 / DVD 2006
convincingly proves how this bridge celebrates human
creativity and ingenuity. Here we not only learn about the         Part 3: Completing Your Illustration
history of this area, which included much resource                 Dick Shook shows the drawing of the area around the
extraction, and played an important role in the decision of        fountain and concludes with a review of the steps taken.
making this an environmentally sensitive bridge, but also          Grade Level: J,S,C,A 30 min. VHS 1999 / DVD 2006
we get to view behind the scenes how construction crews
overcame difficulties associated with creating what is now
considered an engineering marvel. We discover this unique                  Arts: Arts & Artists
suspension bridge was designed to avoid the nearby                 ANIMATED WORLD OF SHEILA GRABER
salmon-spawning habitat; also its 217-foot pylon, literally,       SERIES
acts as a sundial, telling time on a tile-covered garden           This ageless series' superb blend of animation and music
border on the north side of the bridge. As John Mancasola          makes history come alive."
of the McConnell Foundation, the organization that                 1 or 4 DVDs/ VHS
donated the $23 million to build the pedestrian bridge, says,
"At the end of the day the bridge provides inspiration to all
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HISTORY OF ART ANIMATED                                         FAMOUS PAINTINGS
Two visual surveys of art history: One reveals primitive        Special Jury Prize -Cannes Film Festival
symbols to the modern art of the 20th century; another          "Highly Recommended! 'SLJ Media Pick!' A clever and
displays the subtle changes in line and form since the first    unforgettable look at famous paintings; the combination of
images found in ancient Egypt.                                  constant action, innovative animation, and mystery provide
Grade Level: P,I,J,S,C,A 20 min. VHS 1998 / DVD 2006            a startling new perspective on each masterpiece." -School
                                                                Library Journal
HISTORY OF ARTISTS ANIMATED                                     "Highly Recommended. An unforgettable program, sure to
Leonardo da Vinci magnificently brings the master's             arouse the imagination of both art students and enthusiasts
sketchbooks alive in all their inventiveness and beauty;        alike; it leaves the viewer in awe figuring out how
then Mondrian portrays the genius of this artist, pushing       Koopman can invoke the imagination within each of us."
color and form beyond tradition.                                -NAMTC & NMM Review
Grade Level: P,I,J,S,C,A 20 min. VHS 1998 / DVD 2006            "Recommended. This is a novel approach to expanding
                                                                upon the concept of time and space in art that combines the
HISTORY OF MUSIC AND DANCE ANIMATED                             aesthetics of painting, cinema, and storytelling. The
From the ribald fun of Gaelic music making to a vintage         paintings are given a narrative structure and taken on a
Halloween celebration of Saint-Saens' Danse Macabre,            very different life than the one the viewer may have known;
these vignettes imaginatively animate three musical             it is an imaginative work that can help students break out
classics.                                                       of the mold of seeing painting as two dimensional art, and
Grade Level: P,I,J,S,C,A 15 min. VHS 1998 / DVD 2006            provides a refreshing way of looking at well-known
                                                                masterpieces that can inspire students to conceptualize
HISTORY OF TRANSPORTATION AND TIME                              visual art as narrative form." -EMR Online
ANIMATED                                                        "Recommended! Extraordinarily well designed and created,
A dexterous representation of the history of transportation,    covering a wide range of styles, artist backgrounds, and
from running to rockets; then a conception of all possible      time periods, it shares the magic an artist might have felt in
ways to measure time, from moon calendars to digital            creating each painting." -Library Media Connection
watches.                                                        "Highly Recommended. An unforgettable program, sure to
Grade Level: P,I,J,S,C,A 10 min. VHS 1998 / DVD 2006            arouse the imagination of both art students and enthusiasts
                                                                alike; it leaves the viewer in awe figuring out how
THE ART APPRECIATION SERIES                                     Koopman can invoke the imagination within each of us."
A series of documentaries that opens one's eyes to a deeper     -NAMTC & NMM Review
appreciation of art, reflecting not only on great art and       This highly respected film is a totally engaging program
artists, but also the positive affects art and design have on   that will be loved by any one being introduced to art, as
society as a whole.                                             well as any experienced lover of art. Maarten Koopman is
6 or 7 DVDs/VHS                                                 one of the world's finest animators and here he uses the
                                                                finest animation techniques to allow viewers to visualize
ART OF DESIGN - 1                                               thoughts about famous paintings by 14 of the world's
Recommended. These fascinating and eclectic programs            greatest artists. The paintings explored include: Breugel's
take viewers behind-the-scenes to show the processes used       Tower of Babel; Van Gogh's Bedroom at Arles; Dali's La
by some of the world's finest designers. In the 21st century,   Persistance de la Memorie; Monet's Nympheus;
art, design, and technology are all coming together. In         Mondrian's Broadway Boogie Woogie; Vermeer's Girl
general, the examples of ingenuity and expertise are            With Pearl; Van Der Goes's The Fall; Arcimboldo's The
spellbinding, effectively demonstrating the creative process.   Summer; Cezanne's Still Life With Apples and Mug;
Enjoyable and inspiring for adults and young adults, these      Magritte's La Grande Guerre, Ceci N'est Pas Une Pomme,
programs would definitely inspire science fair entries."        La Duree Poignardee; Ensor's Squellettes Se Disputant Un
-EMR Online                                                     Pendu; Goya's Maja Desnuda; Bosch's Prodigal Son and
Here viewers see: "Graphics" by Jonathan Barnbrook;             Rembrandt's Jewish Bride. Produced by Maarten Koopman.
"Animatronics" by the Jim Henson Creature Workshop              Note: Ensor's, Goya's and Bosch's paintings are not
Team; "Handihaler Inhaler for Asthmatics" by Therefore          included in Level 1.
Design; the "Psion 5 Handheld Computer" by Kinneir
Dufort; "Earth Galleries Exhibition" by Event                   Level 1
Communications; the "Cable & Wireless Adventure                 Grade Level: I,J,S,C,A     15 min. VHS 2002 / DVD 2006
Powerboat" by John Walker.
Grade Level: J,S,C,A 30 min. VHS 1998 / DVD 2006                Level 2
                                                                Grade Level: S,C,A          20 min. VHS 2002 / DVD 2006
ART OF DESIGN - 2
This program presents the Ford "Ka" by the Ford Design        HOMENAJE             A        TENOCHTITLAN:              AN
Team; the "Mekong Wheelchair" by Motivation; the              INSTALLATION FOR THE DAY OF THE DEAD
"Rolls-Royce 3-Shaft Engine" by Geoff Wilde and Rob           "Highly Recommended! This beautiful documentary is a
Howe; "RAC Control Center" by Nicholas Grimshaw;              useful tool got understanding the importance of the "Day of
"Automated Teller Machines" by NCR Design; "Team              the Dead" celebration; it is also excellent for any who have
Fashion" by Ally Cappellino.                                  an interest in Chicano/Chicana art." -Library Journal
Grade Level: J,S,C,A 30 min. VHS 1998 / DVD 2006              Celebrating the 500th Anniversary of Christopher
                                                              Columbus' arrival into the "New World," Smith College
                                                              Museum of Art in Northampton, Massachusetts, invited
                                                              Texas-born artist Carmen Lomas Garza to install
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"Homenaje a Tenochtitlan: An Installation for the Day of        4. PARIS: SYMBOLISM AND ABSTRACTION
the Dead" (Homage to Tenochtitlan, the Aztec capital that       Professor Corn utilizes works by Matisse, Whistler, Van
Hernan Cortes attacked in 1521, and current site of Mexico      Gogh, Gauguin, and Kandinsky to demonstrate the special
City). Here the artist explains the symbolism of her historic   connotations of Abstraction and Symbolism for the
ofrenda, based on traditional Mexican altar offerings,          avant-garde artists.
which she created with a group of students, paying tribute      Grade Level: S,C,A      60 min. VHS 1998 / DVD 2006.
both to her own ancestors and mentors and also to cultures
destroyed by the invasion of the Conquistadors.                 5. NY: SYMBOLISM AND ABSTRACTION IN THE
Grade Level: J,S,C,A         30 min. VHS 1992 / DVD 2006        STIEGLITZ CIRCLE PART 1
                                                                "Alfred Stieglitz would do more than anyone in America to
TWO SIDES OF COMPUTER ANIMATION                                 persuade the art world that photography deserved a place
Two short programs that show how animation can be used          alongside painting and sculpture." -Smithsonian Magazine
to tackle serious subjects or to create lighthearted            The (Alfred) Stieglitz Circle was at the cutting edge of art
entertainment.                                                  in the early 20th century. His gallery, called 291, allowed
1/10 min. or 2 Parts VHS 1999 / DVD 2006                        avant-garde artists to show off their works in the most
                                                                modern setting of the time.
WOMEN BY WOMEN                                                  Grade Level: S,C,A       60 min. VHS 1998 / DVD 2006.
The Galeria de la Raza is a non-profit, community-based
arts organization located in the heart of San Francisco's       6. NY: SYMBOLISM AND ABSTRACTION IN THE
Mission District whose mission is to foster public              STIEGLITZ CIRCLE PART 2
awareness and appreciation of Chicano/Latino art and            Stieglitz's 2nd Circle, composed of American artists,
culture. In this digitally re-mastered program we get to        displayed art based on organic forms and influenced by the
view an historic exhibition here of leading Chicana/Latina      heritage of the Hudson River School, the sublimity of
artists, "Women by Women," curated by Amalia Mesa               nature, and transcendentalist philosophy.
Bains and Maria Pineda, which portrays woman as healer,         Grade Level: J,S,C,A 60 min. VHS 1998 / DVD 2006.
mother, sister, worker, indigena, and abuelita
(grandmother). Artists Judith Baca, Carmen Lomas Garza,         7. PARIS: CUBISM AND FUTURISM
Lorraine Garcia and Rita Chavez explain how each has            Cubism turned objects into intellectual exercises, creating
evolved an individual voice while paying homage to a            mental gymnastics for the viewer and the artist. This new
common cultural heritage.                                       way of experiencing reality focused on a new tomorrow
Grade Level: J,S,C,A        60 min. VHS 1998 / DVD 2006         brought about Futurism.
                                                                Grade Level: S,C,A 60 min. VHS 1998 / DVD 2006.
ART: TRANSATLANTIC                       MODERNISM
                                                                8. GERTRUDE STEIN: "THE MOTHER OF US
SERIES                                                          ALL”
Art historian Wanda Corn examines the cultural dynamics         Professor Corn presents a collection of archival
that linked art circles in Paris and New York in the opening    photographs and cubist paintings, as well as sample
decades of the 20th century, focusing on painting, sculpture,   writings and readings by Gertrude Stein to demonstrate the
art films, literature and the decorative arts.                  artist's importance to the emergence of cubism in Paris and
20 DVDs/VHS                                                     the furtherance of the modernist movement.
                                                                Grade Level: S,C,A 60 min. VHS 1998 / DVD 2006.
1.     TRANSATLANTIC              MODERNISM:        AN
INTRODUCTION PART 1                                             9. THE LOSS OF INNOCENCE: THE ARMORY
Through cartoons, photographs, and paintings, Professor         SHOW OF 1913
Corn provides a theoretical framework for exploring the         The Armory Show of 1913 introduced the American public
new art forms of the modernist, avant-garde period.             to the avant-garde art of Europe. Marcel Duchamp's
Grade Level: S,C,A      60 min. VHS 1998 / DVD 2006.            painting, Nude Descending a Staircase, became the key
                                                                work of the exhibition and came to represent the
2.     TRANSATLANTIC             MODERNISM:           AN        Cubo/Futurist movement to Americans.
INTRODUCTION PART 2                                             Grade Level: S,C,A 60 min. VHS 1998 / DVD 2006
Professor Corn uses paintings by French Impressionists
Claude Monet and Edgar Degas and by American Ashcan             10. WW I: PARISIANS IN NEW YORK
School artists George Bellows and John Sloan to show how        In 1915 the first notion of transatlantic art came into being,
modern urbanism had very different meanings for Parisians       with French artists such as Duchamp, Picabia, and Gleizes
and New Yorkers.                                                exhibiting their works and publishing articles about art in
Grade Level: S,C,A        60 min. VHS 1998 / DVD 2006           the United States.
3.     SOCIOLOGICAL        PROFILE       OF     THE             Grade Level: S,C,A 60 min. VHS 1998 / DVD 2006.
AVANT-GARDE
Using charts, drawings, photographs, and paintings,             11. MARCEL DUCHAMP (ALIAS ROSE SELAVY)
Professor Corn explains how the emergence of an                 Marcel Duchamp's fascination with industrial design and
avant-garde subculture was a typically modern                   the machine aesthetic, and his ability to be ironic and
phenomenon and shows how these groups established and           amusing while stating a truth, created a new art form.
sustained themselves.                                           Grade Level: S,C,A 60 min. VHS 1998 / DVD 2006.
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12. PARIS: APRES LA GUERRE                                     20.         TRANSATLANTIC                  MODERNISM:
Avant-garde art in Paris changed radically after WW I.         CONCLUSION
There was a new kind of realism or classicism, and art         Transatlantic Modernism came to a natural ending between
became more conservative and tied to traditions - a            1930 and 1935 when the Depression affected both the
nostalgic attempt to re-create the pre-war days.               culture and art. The playfulness, optimism, and prosperity
Grade Level: S,C,A 60 min. VHS 1998 / DVD 2006                 of the 1920s soon evolved into a different type of art in the
                                                               1930s, breaking the spell of the machine age.
13. THE NEW NY: STELLA, WEBER AND                              Grade Level: S,C,A 60 min. VHS 1998 / DVD 2006
SHEELER PART 1
After WW I, the US experienced prosperity and there was        ARTISTS PROFILED SERIES
a rise in national pride, a need to establish an identity      This series offers profiles of five of America's most
separate from Europe. This new American identity was           imaginative and skilled contemporary artists. Produced by
connected with modernism art, and New York City came to        David Van Dyk (except *).
represent all of America.                                      1 or 5 DVDs/VHS
Grade Level: S,C,A 60 min. VHS 1998 / DVD 2006
                                                               LOUISA MCELWAIN: IN THE SPIRIT OF
14. THE NEW NY: STELLA, WEBER AND                              GEORGIA O'KEEFFE
SHEELER PART 2                                                 Louisa McElwain feels at home in nature, and loves to
Charles Sheeler photographed and painted New York as           share her love of nature through her oil paintings. Painting
the majestic. He abstracted the form from the machine age      in the "spirit of Georgia O'Keeffe," she says, "I try not to
vistas, turning the buildings into Cubist shapes. His method   control it; I love the accidents."
was to show an appreciation of the modern in the old.          Grade Level: I,J,S,C,A 10 min. VHS 1998 / DVD 2006.
Grade Level: S,C,A 60 min. VHS 1998 / DVD 2006.
                                                               STEPHEN MONROE: PAINTER, SCULPTOR, TOY
15. ON THE MARGINS: STETTHEIMER AND                            MAKER
DEMUTH PART 1                                                  Stephen Monroe is an artist who blends many talents, be
Florine Stettheimer and Charles Demuth have undergone          they painting, sculpting, or making toys. He says, "What
major reinterpretation due to recent interest in gender and    makes art fascinating is, it's a look into another's mind or
sexual themes, and their art may be termed "modernism at       psyche."
the margins."                                                  Grade Level: I,J,S,C,A 15 min. VHS 1998 / DVD 2006.
Grade Level: S,C,A 60 min. VHS 1998 / DVD 2006.
                                                               FORREST MOSES: WATERCOLOR ARTIST BY
16. ON THE MARGINS: STETTHEIMER AND                            NATURE
DEMUTH PART 2                                                  Forrest Moses has a knack for recording unique moments
Charles Demuth is best known as a precisionist artist,         in nature onto canvas. He says, "Translating landscape into
creating Cubist Realist paintings. Here we learn of his        painting, one has to try to interpret what exactly gives the
watercolors, his Poster Portraits and his masterpiece, I Saw   landscape its energy."
the Figure Five in Gold.                                       Grade Level: I,J,S,C,A 15 min. VHS 1998 / DVD 2006.
Grade Level: S,C,A 60 min. VHS 1998 / DVD 2006
                                                               MARY SHAFFER (GLASS SCULPTOR): A
17. AN AMERICAN IN PARIS: GERALD MURPHY                        NATURAL FORCE
Gerald Murphy held a place in the French avant-garde           Creative Excellence Award -US/Intl. FVF
because he promoted American products and the machine          "Succinctly sketches the glass sculptor and practitioner of
in his paintings; in 1959 he was rediscovered and became       found art. Juxtaposing steel and stone or bronze with glass,
an inspiration for the pop art movement.                       Shaffer tries to make art look effortless." -Booklist
Grade Level: S,C,A 60 min. VHS 1998 / DVD 2006.                Mary Shaffer creates art, representative of life, harnessing
                                                               the powers of heat, fire, and gravity to transform
18. THE "NEW NEGRO" ARTS MOVEMENT                              substances, such as steel with stone or bronze with glass,
This guide through New York and Paris in the 1920s helps       into objects that are full of wonder.
break the stereotyping of African-Americans during this        Grade Level: I,J,S,C,A 10 min. VHS 1998 / DVD 2006
decade - the first time this country saw the potential for
major art to come out of a great black community.              MELISSA ZINK: CERAMIC SCULPTOR AND
Grade Level: S,C,A 60 min. VHS 1998 / DVD 2006                 PAINTER
                                                               From her earliest ceramic sculptures to her more recent
19.    GEORGIA         O'KEEFFE        AND     ALFRED          dimensional paintings, Melissa Zink's art is unflinchingly
STIEGLITZ                                                      personal, a product of her life and thought that it
Alfred Stieglitz and Georgia O'Keeffe symbolized the           communicates as one bell with another.
unusual juxtapositions characteristic of the American          Grade Level: I,J,S,C,A 15 min. VHS 1998 / DVD 2006.
modernist period. Representative samples of her paintings
and his photographs show the impact they had on each           ARTISTS OF AMERICA SERIES
other and on the evolution of American art.                    A series of personal and reflective, biographical
Grade Level: S,C,A 60 min. VHS 1998 / DVD 2006.                documentaries that provide the unique opportunity to meet
                                                               nine of America's finest and most respected artists, to learn
                                                               of their lives and to better understand their art.
                                                               11 or 12 DVDs/VHS
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1. ANDREW WYETH: SELF-PORTRAIT - SNOW                           Level 1
HILL (CC)                                                       Grade Level: J,S,C,A      50 min. VHS 2003 / DVD 2006
CINE Golden Eagle Award
Gold Apple Award -NEMN Awards                                   Level 2
Best Documentary -Hot Springs DFF                               Grade Level: C,A          52 min. VHS 2003 / DVD 2006
Best Biography -CINDY Awards
Best Documentary -Philadelphia FVF                              3. THOMAS HART BENTON: "THE SOURCES OF
"Highly Recommended. This documentary has much to               COUNTRY MUSIC"
recommend it. The facts of the artist's life and career are     CINE Golden Eagle Award
clearly presented. It is well photographed. The pacing of       This award-winning documentary offers a rare glimpse of
the film and its quiet, classical score appropriately           one of America's finest and most-beloved muralists,
showcase and elucidate the viewer's understanding of the        Thomas Hart Benton. What makes this program even more
art and the artist." -EMR Online                                important is he Sources of Country Music was Mr.
The authorized documentary about one of the greatest            Benton's final mural - he died two hours after completing it
painters the world has ever known, Andrew Wyeth.                at age 85. For viewers familiar with the art of Mr. Benton,
Sensitively narrated by actor Stacy Keach, this intimate        this over-his-shoulder profile will only magnify their
self-portrait explores over 60 years of Mr. Wyeth's             appreciation of his work; and those just being introduced to
personal drama. Incorporating the artist's great works of art   the artist will be amazed to see art made to come alive right
along with family photographs, home movies, personal            before their eyes. Thomas Hart Benton is an artist whose
letters, never-before-seen footage of Mr. Wyeth and the         work will live throughout history. And thanks to the
first interview ever granted by famed model Helga Testorf,      cinematic genius of producer John Altman, we are able to
this tremendously moving program lends a treasured              view this sensitive portrait of the man.
insight into Mr. Wyeth's very private world.                    Grade Level: I,J,S,C,A 30 min. VHS/DVD 1997.

Level 1                                                         4. PIERRE H. MATISSE: AN ARTIST OF LOVE
Grade Level: J,S,C,A     55 min. VHS 1998 / DVD 2007.           AND FREEDOM (NEW!)
                                                                Pierre H. Matisse is a grandson of the renowned artist,
Level 2                                                         Henri Matisse, arguably the most important French painter
Grade Level: C,A         60 min. VHS 1998 / DVD 2007            of the 20th century. Pierre in his own right is a remarkable
                                                                artist, as is his life story that dates back to memories of he
2. A WYETH HURD ORIGINAL: PETER DE LA                           and his father joining together to assist the French
FUENTE                                                          underground against the Nazis during World War II. Pierre
"Highly Recommended. Cherished photos of Peter Hurd's           is filled with memories of Henri, and naturally his art
and Henriette Wyeth's New Mexico ranch, family movies           instinctively reflects the sensual colors and sense of beauty
of Andrew Wyeth's home in Maine, and glimpses of de La          he inherited from his grandfather; however, he is very
Fuente's remarkable watercolor and egg tempera paintings        confident of his own individualism as an artist, he is an
are among the high points of the program. Viewers observe       "emotionalist," an artist of love and freedom, pushing "art
the painter working and explaining the lengthy egg tempera      to the next level of understanding." In this candid
painting process. Art lovers will delight in this celebration   biography, we not only gain a personal insight into Pierre
of four generations of American artists." -Booklist             H. Matisse's incredible life story, but also we discover
"Recommended. A self-taught artist, Peter de La Fuente          facets of art that only an artist with his unique insight could
continues the "family philosophy" of working from life,         share. It is filled with a multitude of examples of his
rather than from photographs. His approach to art is            original art, including complete series of his paintings,
holistic and abstract, and he tries to paint his landscapes     sketches and paper cuts.
with honesty and boldness. Detailed footage of his egg
tempera technique will delight both art students and            Level 1
working artists who are new to the medium. Home video           Grade Level: J,S,C,A      50 min. VHS/DVD 2004
footage of a Maine visit with Andrew Wyeth is touching
and among the video's best, although the studio                 Level 2
demonstration is a close second." -EMR Online                   Grade Level: C,A          52 min. VHS/DVD 2004
There is no mistaking the greatness associated with the
names of Wyeth and Hurd in the world of American art.           5. FRITZ SCHOLDER: PAINTING THE PARADOX
Now a fourth generation of artistic excellence has emerged      "Recommended. An excellent introduction to Scholder's
from these two loved and admired families, Peter de La          life and works; the facts are clearly presented, and more
Fuente, a master of watercolor and egg tempera painting.        importantly, so are the ideas that make his work exciting.
As the grandson of Henriette Wyeth and Peter Hurd, and          As viewers join the artist on travels around the globe,
great nephew of Andrew Wyeth, Peter has a unique story          Scholder's own words and ideas invite them on an
that will be treasured by art lovers everywhere. Here we        intellectual, psychological, and spiritual journey that leads
learn of the influences of N.C. Wyeth and Peter's memories      them to a better understanding of his art." -EMR Online
of growing up on his grandparents' ranch. Also we are           "Recommended. A fascinating work that captures the soul
treated to a special conversation with his "great uncle         of the artist." -Dr. Raymond Moody, author of Life After
Andy." With inspirations like these it is no wonder Peter       Life
creates art to express his emotions and to share his vision     "Recommended. Goes as deep and wide as the work of the
of the world around him.                                        artist himself." -Bob Fenster, Film Critic, AZ Republic
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respected Native American artists, Fritz Scholder; narrated       10. RITA BLITT: DANCING HANDS; "FLAG"
by Pulitzer Prize winning author N. Scott Momaday, this           Visual artist Rita Blitt is known throughout the world for
illuminating documentary takes viewers around the world           her paintings and sculptures.
with the artist as he searches for the myth and magic that        1 or 2 DVDs/VHS
will make his canvases come to life. From his home in
Santa Fe, NM, where he personally narrates a tour of his          10A. RITA BLITT: DANCING HANDS
unique surroundings, to the Great Pyramids, Paris and New         This portrait of Rita Blitt, known for her paintings and
York City viewers share in his "voyage of creativity."            sculptures made of Plexiglas, acquaints viewers with her
                                                                  imaginative style and ability to combine separate art forms.
Level 1                                                           Grade Level: J,S,C,A       30 min. VHS 1996 / DVD 2006.
Grade Level: J,S,C,A       30 min. VHS 1999 / DVD 2006.
                                                                  10B. RITA BLITT: "FLAG" - A PATRIOTIC
Level 2                                                           SCULPTURE
Grade Level: C,A            60 min. VHS 1999 / DVD 2006.          A rousing, patriotic creation of an American flag created in
                                                                  sparkling red, white and blue Plexiglas by artist Rita Blitt.
6. WALT OWEN                                                      Grade Level: P,I,J,S,C,A 5 min. VHS 1998 / DVD 2006.
Art has been a part of Walt Owen's life for seven decades,
and his talents have earned him international acclaim.            11. A. R. MITCHELL'S WEST
During WW II he was feted as one of America's best war            Arthur Roy Mitchell (1889-1977), who was born on a
production cartoonists; then in 1971 NASA recruited him           homestead west of Trinidad, Colorado, began sketching
as the "artist of record" for the Apollo 15 moon launch.          scenes of cowboy life when he as a teen and became a
These lasting images do reveal a part of who Walt Owen is;        renowned western artist and historian. His story is quite
however, the more compelling story of this self-effacing          unique. After serving in the Army in WW I, he studied art
man is that he has devoted his professional life to teaching.     in New York City with leading illustrators of the time. His
His lifetime commitment to education has inspired                 great knowledge of the Old West paid off and eventually
generation after generation of young people to learn the          he became nationally known as the “King of the Pulps”
joys and rewards associated with having art as a part of          with his illustrations of cowboy life seen on the front
their lives.                                                      covers of over 200 magazines. When he was 54 he was
Grade Level: I,J,S,C,A 30 min. VHS 2002 / DVD 2006..              diagnosed with terminal cancer and returned to his beloved
                                                                  roots in Trinidad. Miraculously, he lived for 35 more years.
7. MYKE MORTON                                                    He continued to paint, established the art department at
Her name may surprise you, but her artwork will inspire           Trinidad State Jr. College, where he taught for 15 years;
you. Myke Morton is an award-winning Copley Artist                also he helped develop Trinidad‟s Baca House/Bloom
whose paintings are so realistic you can almost feel the icy      Mansion/Pioneer Museum complex. This excellent profile
cold of her wintry snowscapes or smell the distinct               of the artist's life provides a deep appreciation of his work
fragrance of her beautiful floral scenes. In this well-crafted    as an illustrator of western magazines and a new
profile of Myke we meet the artist at work in her studio,         understanding of the Old West.
learn the story of her life that has been dedicated to art, and   Grade Level: J,S,C,A 30 min. VHS 1999 / DVD 2006..
browse through her gallery to view example after example
of her treasured works of art. Here we learn the many
                                                                  ARTISTS OF VISION SERIES (NEW!)
stories behind her paintings, the variety of techniques she
                                                                  This unique series introduces viewers to a number of the
uses, and the thoughts and emotions that go into each
                                                                  most collected contemporary artists in the world, admired
painting.
                                                                  not only for their artistic genius, but also for their ability to
Grade Level: J,S,C,A 30 min. VHS 2002 / DVD 2006.
                                                                  express their vision for the 21st century through works of
                                                                  art that reflect a deep respect for their heritage and an
8. MICHAEL EARNEY: THE UTILITARIAN
                                                                  innate appreciation of all that is good in life.
ARTIST
                                                                  9 DVDs/VHS
An excellent biography of a British-born artist who fell in
love with America's West and now resides in Texas.
                                                                  ALVAR: HIS VISION AND HIS ART
Viewers will love to view the unique illusions he includes
                                                                  "I love Alvar's iconography. He uses so many images and
in his art; plus Michael presents an honest perspective of
                                                                  pictures to convey a message; similar to what was going on
the utilitarian side of art - using one's artistic skills in a
                                                                  in medieval times and during the Renaissance and Baroque
commercial sense.
                                                                  periods." -Dr. Leslie Hammond, Appleton Museum of Art,
Grade Level: J,S,C,A 30 min. VHS 1998 / DVD 2006..
                                                                  Ocala, FL
                                                                  "Alvar, through his art, wants people to see beauty in the
9.      CLERIO          DEMORAES:           PAINTING
                                                                  simple, every day objects of life, as well as in human
THEUNCONSCIOUS
                                                                  relationships, and in the color of nature and earth."
Best Biography Award -CINDY Awards
                                                                  -Marjorie Agosin, Wellesley College
Clerio Demoraes discovered painting that comes from the
                                                                  "I believe that Alvar's broad appeal as an artist arises in his
unconscious mind by working with people with special
                                                                  unique ability to integrate the culture of the Mediterranean
needs. Unaware of making mistakes, they have taught him
                                                                  past with the culture of the Mediterranean present."
to be more imaginative.
                                                                  -Montserrat Puertas, Dept. of Culture of Cataluña
Grade Level: J,S,C,A 30 min. VHS 1998 / DVD 2006.
                                                                  This stirring and inspirational documentary celebrates the
                                                                  vision and art of one of Spain's major living artists, Alvar
                                                                  Suñol. One of the most collected artists in the world, with a

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loyal and growing following that now spans three                   effort to reach out to charitable causes to help promote the
generations he is best known around the world simply as            universal message of peace and love. Lastly, we are treated
"Alvar." Recognized for painting, lithography, sculpture           to a profile of one of the great artistic events in America,
and ceramic work, he was commissioned for monuments in             HibelFest, where we get the unique opportunity to see a
Paris to honor Pablo Casals, and in his hometown of                painting demonstration by Edna, to meet the artist in
Montgat, honoring Mediterranean culture. Respected actor           person, and to view hundreds of examples of her works of
Monte Markham is the voice of Alvar, as this program               art in a variety of mediums, each created "with love, Edna
weaves the artist's highly personal and immediately                Hibel."
recognizable imagery throughout, telling his lifelong story.       Grade Level: J,S,C,A 52 min. VHS 2002 / DVD 2007.
Shot on location in Spain and the United States, here we
see and learn how his art evolved, and we are at once              EDNA HIBEL 2: A PERSONAL PORTRAIT
absorbed into Alvar's "universe" - an idyllic world of             "Recommended. This documentary is well done. Viewers
nostalgic fantasy, where villagers interact with one another       see how Edna Hibel's life experiences and travels shaped
in harmony, where lovers unite, where parents watch over           her art and artistry. Examples of her work are beautifully
their young, and all break bread together. Here we not only        photographed and showcased. The program highlights
learn of the artist, but also of his message, to learn to listen   pivotal events in an extraordinary, inspiring life. Video
to the music of life, to enjoy the arts and to celebrate the       technique and effects are outstanding, editing was judicious
harvest of earth's bounty.                                         and effective resulting in a film suitable for adults of all
Grade Level: J,S,C,A 44 min. VHS/DVD 2006.                         ages." -EMR Online
                                                                   Told as only a close member of the family could, this
CREECY: CELEBRATING THE ART AND LIFE OF                            documentary presents a personal portrait of artist Edna
HERBERT CREECY                                                     Hibel by her granddaughter, Sami Plotkin. Offering candid
"Dynamic art mirrored the life of Herbert Creecy."                 interviews with the artist and memorable reflections by
-Catherine Fox, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution                   family and friends, we learn how Edna‟s life experiences
Herbert Creecy, best known for his impressive abstract             influenced her art and artistry, and discover that beyond her
expressionist paintings, was born in 1939 in Norfolk,              personal success has been a continued effort to reach out to
Virginia, and grew up in Buckhead, the fashionable district        charitable causes to help promote the universal message of
of Atlanta, Georgia; after attending the University of             peace and love.
Alabama, he graduated from the Atlanta School of Art in            Grade Level: J,S,C,A 30 min. VHS 2002 / DVD 2007
1964. His paintings have been chosen by many of
America's finest museums, including the Whitney Museum             EDNA HIBEL 3: HIBEL'S RUSSIAN PALETTE
of American Art in New York, NY, the Corcoran Gallery              "Edna Hibel - always the working artist - has painted an
of Art in Washington, DC, the Akron Art Museum in                  exquisite portrait of Russia here." -Ed. Media Review
Akron, OH, the High Museum of Art and the Museum of                As an artist Edna Hibel is a living legend, and in this
Contemporary Art of Georgia in Atlanta, GA, the                    remarkable program we have the rare opportunity to view
Indianapolis Museum of Art in Indianapolis, IN, the                her in a unique setting - as the only woman ever allowed to
Norton Museum of Art in West Palm Beach, FL, the UCF               film a documentary in the former Soviet Union. Here she
Museum of Art in Orlando, FL, and the Housatonic                   weaves frank interviews with ordinary Russian and
Museum of Art in Bridgeport, CT, which helped him gain             Ukrainian citizens in a variety of cultural settings against
fame as was one of Georgia's most important artists.               the backdrop of Russian visual, architectural, dance and
Although cancer claimed his life in 2003, Herb left behind         musical arts to reveal the unraveling of the former Soviet
a legacy of paintings, drawings and sculptures for all to          empire. She balances her own sense of wonder about
enjoy. Besides seeing the artist doing the work he loved so        Russia with a variety of never-before-seen visually artistic
much, what makes this heartwarming biography even more             scenes, including the last recorded interview of the
touching are the personal perspectives from his friends and        Hermitage's late director, Boris Piotrovsky.
colleagues, including Gudmund Vigtel, David Heath,                 Grade Level: J,S,C,A 60 min. VHS 1996 / DVD 2006
Catherine Fox, Alston Glenn, Mary Comstock, and the
producer Alan Stecker.                                             PIERRE H. MATISSE 1: AN ARTIST OF LOVE AND
Grade Level: J,S,C,A 30 min. VHS/DVD 2007.                         FREEDOM
                                                                   Pierre H. Matisse is a grandson of the renowned artist,
EDNA HIBEL 1: WITH LOVE, EDNA HIBEL                                Henri Matisse, arguably the most important French painter
Leonardo da Vinci World Award of Arts Winner -The                  of the 20th century. Pierre in his own right is a remarkable
World Cultural Council                                             artist, as is his life story that dates back to memories of he
"Recommended. Well known for her mother-child subject              and his father joining together to assist the French
matter, and as a colorist who paints in an impressionistic         underground against the Nazis during World War II. Pierre
style, Edna Hibel produces a wide variety of fine art and          is filled with memories of Henri, and naturally his art
collectibles, including paintings, giclees, lithographs,           instinctively reflects the sensual colors and sense of beauty
serigraphs, porcelains, music boxes, and dolls." -Library          he inherited from his grandfather; however, he is very
Journal                                                            confident of his own individualism as an artist, he is an
This biographical documentary is not only a complete               "emotionalist," an artist of love and freedom, pushing "art
study of Edna Hibel's work, but also presents a personal           to the next level of understanding." In this candid
perspective of this "lady of the fine arts," including candid      biography, we not only gain a personal insight into Pierre
interviews with the artist and memorable reflections by            H. Matisse's incredible life story, but also we discover
family and friends. In this context we see how Edna's life         facets of art that only an artist with his unique insight could
experiences influenced her art and artistry, and discover          share. It is filled with a multitude of examples of his
that beyond her personal success has been a continued
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original art, including complete series of his paintings,       Moore‟s interest in universal themes and of the harmonious
sketches and paper cuts.                                        blend created when modern sculpture is placed in an
Level 1.                                                        ancient landscape. Moore enjoyed having his sculpture
Grade Level: J,S,C,A 50 min. VHS 2004 /DVD 2006                 exhibited abroad because he was influenced by other
                                                                cultures. This film completes the circle." -EMR Online
Level 2                                                         "Recommended. A stunning documentary on the man
Grade Level: C,A        52 min. VHS 2004 /DVD 2006              whose sculptures have been placed in more public places
                                                                throughout the world than any other sculptor in history."
PIERRE H. MATISSE 2: A WORKSHOP WITH                            -Art World Review
PIERRE H. MATISSE - THE ART OF PAPER CUTS                       Narrated by Janet Suzman, this rare and beautiful
2002 Salt Lake Olympic Poster Artist: Pierre H. Matisse         documentary explores the life and artistic vision of Henry
Henri Matisse, considered by many the most important            Moore. The grandeur of his work, with its feel for natural
French artist of the 20th century, applied his understanding    forms and its essential humanity, is magnificently captured
of the relationship between color and shape to his famous       on film as viewers see in China one of the largest
paper cut creations. His grandson, Pierre Henri Matisse, is     exhibitions of the great sculptor's works ever assembled.
a remarkable artist in his own right. Pierre is also known      Featuring works that span the artist's 60-year career, the
worldwide for his mastery of paper cuts, each an original       exhibition of 106 sculptures was hailed by leading art
of his own, but certainly inspired by his famous                experts as the most important showing of Western art in
grandfather. In this special program Pierre volunteered to      China since the Revolution of 1949. As well as unique
put on a workshop to demonstrate the art of paper cuts.         footage of Moore's life and work, the film includes
Here viewers get the rare chance to see the step-by-step        contributions from Chinese scholars, contemporary artists
process by a living master of the art. Also the program         Phillip King and Cornelia Parker, the Ashmolean Museum
concludes with a visual display of a select number of           and the Morris Singer Foundry. Also, in Beijing's Beihai
Pierre‟s most beloved paper cuts, including the Official        Park, the former Imperial Gardens adjacent to the
2002 Salt Lake Olympic Poster - Bobsled.                        Forbidden City, twelve monumental bronzes were sited
Grade Level: I,J,S,C,A 30 min. VHS 2004 /DVD 2007               around the lake among spectacular Ming Dynasty settings.
                                                                Grade Level: J,S,C,A 52 min. VHS 2001 / DVD 2006..
SALAZAR 1 (ROLAND ROSE)
"Recommended. Salazar expounds on the meaning of his            2. ROBERT DAVIDSON: THE EAGLE SOARS
work, art versus commerce, and other topics; also quotes        "Recommended. The Native sculptor carving a totem pole
from Matisse, O'Keeffe and Picasso are interspersed."           tries to 'release images locked within the wood'; also he
-Booklist                                                       shares his views on the importance of working with an
Popularly known as "Salazar," Roland Rose is a unique           apprentice." -Booklist
artist who inspires artists and lovers of art with his          Chronicles the intricate, skilled carving of native artist
commitment to "pure" art, "painting what's inside you,          Robert Davidson's most recent totem pole. He discusses his
painting what you feel." In this biographical program we        evolvement and shares his views on the current state of
see his abstract-expressionistic paintings confirm his          Native Art in North America.
devotion to painting for the joy of expressing his feelings,    Grade Level: J,S,C,A 30 min. VHS 1998 / DVD 2006.
not solely for commercial gain. With Salazar each original
is unique, there are no copies. Inspired by his time spent in   3. GOYA: THE PAINTER WHO LOST HIS HEAD
Maine and Mexico, here we see examples of the artist's          (Also available in Spanish)
major works, while learning of his life, his philosophies,      Francisco Jose de Goya was one of Spain's great masters of
and a Jewish heritage he discovered late in life.               art. Today his paintings have as much impact as they did
Grade Level: J,S,C,A 45 min. VHS 1998 /DVD 2006                 when they were created. This program weaves a
                                                                celebration of the great artist while revealing a little-known
SALAZAR 2: "FOUR SEASONS OF THE MASTER                          story about his self-imposed exile from Spain: after 52
MYTH"                                                           years of neglect, Goya's body did not have its head. As we
A companion piece to the biography, Salazar 1 (Roland           follow a Quixote-like quest to bring Goya back to Spain,
Rose), this program was personally written and narrated by      and to solve the mystery of the head, we learn of Goya's
the abstract-expressionist artist Roland "Salazar" Rose,        life and work
who reflects on the "seasons of the spirit" - "what it is to    Grade Level: J,S,C,A 60 min. VHS 1998 / DVD 2006.
live a life and what happens in life." Grade Level: J,S,C,A
30 min. VHS 1998 /DVD 2007                                      4. SYBIL ANDREWS: THE ART OF LINOCUT
                                                                Best Documentary -Iris Awards
ARTISTS OF THE WORLD SERIES                                     "Recommended. This biographical documentary reveals in
This series showcases great artists of the world, presenting    personal interviews the artist's passion for art in any form
provocative biographies and in-depth studies of their art.      and especially drawing. Examples of her works technically
9 DVDs/VHS                                                      are easy to see and understand." -EMR Online
                                                                This insightful biography follows the 70-year career of
1.    HENRY        MOORE:        A    NEVER-ENDING              Sybil Andrews, best known for her color linoleum cut
DISCOVERY (MOORE IN CHINA)                                      prints, from her formative years in England to her adult
Grand Award and Gold Award -The Questar Awards                  years in North America.
Certificate of Creative Excellence -US International Film       Grade Level: J,S,C,A 30 min. VHS 1999 / DVD 2006.
& Video Festival
"Highly Recommended. An insightful view of Henry
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5. MICHAEL CARDEW: MASTER POTTER                               through the finishing process - mixing, applying the glaze
A classic documentary on the late English Master Potter,       and firing.
Michael Cardew, a main pillar in bringing the tradition of     Grade Level: J,S,C,A 30 min. VHS 1998 / DVD 2006.
hand-made pottery back to England after it had disappeared
when people flocked to the machine-made wares of the           ARTS AND YOU(TH) SERIES (NEW!)
Industrial Revolution. At his home and pottery at Wenford      This series presents young artists who talk about why arts
Bridge in Cornwall, England, we watch as he wedges clay,       are a vital part of their education and life; it's aim is to
throws a bowl on his kick wheel, pulls handles for mugs,       inspire viewers to take an interest in arts and to use the arts
decorates a jug and fires his wood-burning kiln, all the       to develop skills in other areas of study. Each program
while sharing his philosophy of life and making pots.          includes three who discuss the arts as a profession or in the
Grade Level: J,S,C,A 30 min. VHS 1999 / DVD 2006.              appreciation of the arts. The challenges of being involved
                                                               in the arts are also looked at, and include the time required
6. XIAO KEJIA: BRUSH DANCE (CALLIGRAPHY)                       for practice and the self-discipline that is the basis of any
(NEW!)                                                         serious pursuit of the arts. The rewards - performances and
A profile of Xiao Kejia, one of China's master                 showing of works - speak for themselves.
calligraphers - a distinction she shares with about two        3 DVDs/VHS
dozen men in their 70s and 80s; also an introduction to the
ancient art of Chinese calligraphy.                            PROGRAM 1: SINGER, ACTOR, STORYTELLING
Grade Level: I,J,S,C,A 30 min. VHS 1998 / DVD 2006             AND FASHION DESIGN
                                                               Tanya Smith: A dynamic music program at her school
7. ANTONIO SAURA: SAURAGRAMS                                   convinced singer and musician Tanya Smith that she
(Also available in Spanish)                                    should continue her education in music and pursue her
This is an eclectic and often graphic portrait of Antonio      ambition to become a professional vocalist. Neil Minor:
Saura (1930 - 1998), one of Spain's boldest surrealistic       Bitten by the drama bug early in high school, Neil Minor
painters. Self taught, he became part of the avant-garde El    conveys confidence and enthusiasm, gained through drama,
Paso group in Madrid and his work evolved towards a            both on stage and off as he prepares for a career in acting.
dramatic and forceful expressionism filled with piercing       Raquel Madahbee: Raquel Madahbee finds relaxation and
irony. He moved to Paris where he rapidly found                self-expression through her evocative artwork, which
international recognition with his well-known series           includes elements of storytelling, fantasy, and fashion
entitled Crucifixions, Crowds and Others.                      design.
                                                               Grade Level: J,S,C,A 15 min. VHS/DVD 2007
Level 1
Grade Level: SCA          25 min. VHS 1998 / DVD 2006.         PROGRAM 2: PIANIST, ACTRESS, PAINTER
                                                               (MALE)
Level 2                                                        Michael Doherty: Musician Michael Doherty, a classically
Grade Level: A           30 min. VHS 1998 / DVD 2006.          trained pianist, finds freedom and challenge in jazz music.
                                                               He plays and composes for his high school stage band and
8. RIVERA, OROZCO, SIQUEIROS: WALLS OF                         jazz combo. Bianca Spence: Bianca Spence's dedication
FIRE                                                           and talent as a dancer, singer and actress shine as she
Acadamy Award Nominee                                          performs in her school's production of a rock opera written
CINE Golden Eagle Award                                        and performed entirely by students. Kris Pearn: Kris Pearn
Narrated by Ricardo Montalbán (Star Trek II: The Wrath         takes his inspiration from his rural home life and his love
of Kahn; Fantasy Island), this digitally re-mastered classic   of sports to produce his wonderfully lifelike paintings.
is the story of Mexico's "Los Tres Grandes" - The Three        Grade Level: J,S,C,A 30 min. VHS/DVD 2007
Great Ones: Diego Rivera, Jose Clemente Orozco and
David Alfaro Siqueiros, whose murals today remain an           PROGRAM 3: PAINTER (FEMALE), DANCER,
integral part of the contemporary life and culture of          COMPUTER ART
Mexico. Told as Siqueiros was completing his monumental        Judy Cheung:Through studying art, Judy Cheung has
mural, "The March of Humanity," the documentary weaves         developed a love of nature and a concern for the
the biographies of the three while dynamically dramatizing     environment that are reflected in her paintings. Rick
the powerful influences the Mexican Revolution for             Benedict: At a young age, Rick Benedict discovered his
Independence had on their lives and their art.                 talent for dance. Since then, it has become a passion. He
Grade Level: J,S,C,A 75 min. VHS 1980 / DVD 2006.              now studies dance in school, choreographs his own
                                                               routines, and teaches dancing to children. Cyrus Hogg:
9. THE CERAMIC ART OF THE NATZLERS                             Cyrus Hogg combines his fascination with computers and
CINE Golden Eagle Award                                        his commitment to environmental issues in his imaginative
"People will come away with new understandings and             artwork.
insight into ceramics as an art form." -Vern Thomas, Film      Grade Level: J,S,C,A 30 min. VHS/DVD 2007
Evaluations
A classic documentary that displays the philosophy,            CONVERSATIONS                     WITH            SERIES:
techniques and artistry of the world famous Austrian-born      ARTISTS
potters, Otto and Gertrude Natzler; after a display of their  6 of 22 programs from the Conversation With... Series that
work, the program offers close-up shots of Mrs. Natzler       offer personal interviews with an eclectic group of artists
demonstrating and discussing the steps in forming a hard,     who discuss their lives and their art. Produced by the
strong and waterproof pot; then Mr. Natzler takes viewers     College of Santa Fe.
                                                              6 DVDs/VHS
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DAVID DUNN                                                      This biographical documentary is not only a complete
Ahead of his time, David Dunn has been called a                 study of Edna Hibel's work, but also presents a personal
"composer of the music of life." Here he explains his art       perspective of this "lady of the fine arts," including candid
form, bioacoustics, the study of non-human living systems.      interviews with the artist and memorable reflections by
Grade Level: J,S,C,A 30 min. VHS 1998 / DVD 2006                family and friends. In this context we see how Edna's life
                                                                experiences influenced her art and artistry, and discover
GLENNA GOODACRE                                                 that beyond her personal success has been a continued
"Recommended. A wonderful chance to meet one of                 effort to reach out to charitable causes to help promote the
America's finest sculptors." -Ed. Media Review                  universal message of peace and love. Lastly, we are treated
Glenna Goodacre, best known for her Vietnam Women's             to a profile of one of the great artistic events in America,
Memorial sculpture, shares her thoughts on public art,          HibelFest, where we get the unique opportunity to see a
commissioned pieces, and the balance between making art         painting demonstration by Edna, to meet the artist in
and making money from art.                                      person, and to view hundreds of examples of her works of
Grade Level: J,S,C,A 30 min. VHS 1998 / DVD 2006                art in a variety of mediums, each created "with love, Edna
                                                                Hibel."
WOODY GWYNN                                                     Grade Level: J,S,C,A 52 min. VHS/DVD 2002
America's Southwest has a distinct, inspirational beauty.
Mix this with an interest in the traditional art form of        2. EDNA HIBEL: A PERSONAL PORTRAIT
landscape painting, and you will appreciate Woody               "Recommended. This documentary is well done. Viewers
Gwynn's views and ideas.                                        see how Edna Hibel's life experiences and travels shaped
Grade Level: J,S,C,A 30 min. VHS 1998 / DVD 2006                her art and artistry. Examples of her work are beautifully
                                                                photographed and showcased. The program highlights
MICHAEL NARANJO                                                 pivotal events in an extraordinary, inspiring life. Video
"This Native American veteran has overcome war-inflicted        technique and effects are outstanding, editing was judicious
blindness to become a great artist." -Ed. Media Review          and effective resulting in a film suitable for adults of all
Michael Naranjo's sculptures are beautifully wrought, but       ages." -EMR Online
when we realize this former Vietnam vet is sightless and        Told as only a close member of the family could, this
has the full use of only one hand, we are awed and inspired     documentary presents a personal portrait of artist Edna
by this Native American artist.                                 Hibel by her granddaughter, Sami Plotkin. Offering candid
Grade Level: J,S,C,A 30 min. VHS 1998 / DVD 2006                interviews with the artist and memorable reflections by
                                                                family and friends, we learn how Edna‟s life experiences
WILLA SHALIT                                                    influenced her art and artistry, and discover that beyond her
Willa Shalit demonstrates her remarkable art form,              personal success has been a continued effort to reach out to
lifecasting: a portrait form that's created by applying         charitable causes to help promote the universal message of
material directly on someone's face or body, allowing it to     peace and love.
set; then removing a direct mold.                               Grade Level: J,S,C,A 30 min. VHS/DVD 2002
Grade Level: J,S,C,A 30 min. VHS 1998 / DVD 2006
                                                                3. HIBEL’S RUSSIAN PALETTE
BOB WADE                                                        "Edna Hibel - always the working artist - has painted an
The expression "Southwest Art is big these days" takes on       exquisite portrait of Russia here." -Ed. Media Review
new meaning with Bob Wade's gigantic, pop-culture               As an artist Edna Hibel is a living legend, and in this
images of America's Southwest. He opens the door to the         remarkable program we have the rare opportunity to view
question, "what is art?"                                        her in a unique setting - as the only woman ever allowed to
Grade Level: J,S,C,A 30 min. VHS 1998 / DVD 2006                film a documentary in the former Soviet Union. Here she
                                                                weaves frank interviews with ordinary Russian and
EDNA HIBEL SERIES                                               Ukrainian citizens in a variety of cultural settings against
Edna Hibel is one of America‟s most endearing and               the backdrop of Russian visual, architectural, dance and
enduring artists. Well into her eighties, she is as active as   musical arts to reveal the unraveling of the former Soviet
ever creating her unique style of artistry that is instantly    empire. She balances her own sense of wonder about
recognizable and loved by millions worldwide. Her               Russia with a variety of never-before-seen visually artistic
commitment to the world of art, along with her lifelong         scenes, including the last recorded interview of the
message of beauty, love and compassion, has not gone            Hermitage's late director, Boris Piotrovsky.
unrecognized, having recently received the prestigious          Grade Level: J,S,C,A 60 min. VHS/DVD 1996
Leonardo da Vinci World Award of Arts.
3 DVDs/VHS                                                      THE SALAZAR SERIES
                                                                A unique series based on the life and works of one of
1. WITH LOVE, EDNA HIBEL                                        America's most prolific abstract-expressionist artists,
Leonardo da Vinci World Award of Arts Winner -The               Roland "Salazar" Rose.
World Cultural Council                                          2 DVDs/VHS
"Recommended. Well known for her mother-child subject
matter, and as a colorist who paints in an impressionistic      SALAZAR (ROLAND ROSE)
style, Edna Hibel produces a wide variety of fine art and       (Also available in Spanish)
collectibles, including paintings, giclees, lithographs,        "Recommended. Salazar expounds on the meaning of his
serigraphs, porcelains, music boxes, and dolls." -Library       work, art versus commerce and other topics; also quotes
Journal                                                         from Matisse, O'Keeffe and Picasso are interspersed."
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-Booklist                                                         3. SEPTEMBER SAPPHIRE; BEADED CHARMS;
Filled with examples of major art works, both of Maine            SILVER LINK NECKLACE (CC)
and Mexico, this masterful biography explodes with color          September Sapphire - Sapphires are beautiful but
while exploring the life, art and philosophies of the             expensive stones, so Linda Augsburg of BeadStyle®
renowned artist Roland "Salazar" Rose.                            Magazine recommends substituting Swarovski crystals in
Grade Level: J,S,C,A 45 min. VHS/DVD 1998                         sapphire blue to make a Y-shaped chain necklace. Beading
                                                                  Lesson: Making Beaded Charms - Katie Hacker of
SALAZAR'S "FOUR SEASONS OF THE MASTER                             Beadalon® and Eurotool®, shows how to use head pins
MYTH"                                                             and eye pins to make quick and easy beaded charms to add
A companion piece to the video biography, Salazar, this           to earrings, bracelets and other jewelry designs. Sterling
program was personally written and narrated by the                Silver Link Necklace - Fire Mountain Gems and Beads'
abstract-expressionist artist Roland "Salazar" Rose, who          Lisa Pavelka shows how to combine sterling silver and
reflects on the "seasons of the spirit" - "what it is to live a   onyx to create a stylish looking necklace suitable for the
life and what happens in life."                                   most formal occasion.
Grade Level: J,S,C,A 30 min. VHS/DVD 1999                         Grade Level: J,S,C,A 30 min. VHS 2005 / DVD 2007

                                                                  4. PEARL CHOKER; KNOTTING BASICS; FOCAL
Arts: Instruction & How-to                                        PENDANT; SETTING STONES (CC)
BEADS, BAUBLES & JEWELS SERIES 1                                  Elegant Pearl Choker - Bead and Button® Magazine's
(BEADING & JEWELRY MAKING) (CC)                                   Mindy Brooks shows how to make an elegant pearl choker
                                                                  using basic macramé and keeping the focus on the pendant.
(NEW!)
                                                                  Beading Lesson: Knotting Basics - Katie Hacker of
Katina Forté, actress (Striking Distance; Money for
                                                                  Beadalon® and Eurotool® shows the important basic knots
Nothing) and a QVC specialist in jewelry, brings her own
                                                                  that you'll use again and again in jewelry making and
jewelry making and fashion skills to this fabulous series on
                                                                  macramé. Focal Pendant - Michele DeFay of Westrim
beading and jewelry making, which has something for
                                                                  Crafts® and Blue Moon Beads® shows you how to make a
everyone. The goal of each program is to inspire you to
                                                                  Focal Pendant necklace. Setting Stones - Fire Mountain
make you own jewelry, offering basic how-to instructions,
                                                                  Gems and Beads' Doreen Stephens takes the mystery and
as well as ideas for beautiful and exotic pieces that only
                                                                  headache out of setting stones, showing how to use back
look difficult. Overall, there's more than just technique
                                                                  set mountings and the simple tools needed to set
involved, you'll learn your personal style and how to
                                                                  Cabochons or faceted stones.
incorporate what you see around you into your own
                                                                  Grade Level: J,S,C,A 30 min. VHS 2005 / DVD 2007
jewelry.
13 DVDs/VHS
                                                                  5. SEED BEADS; ATTACHING CORD ENDS;
                                                                  WATCH NECKLACE; FLORAL VOTIVE (CC)
1. KNOTS & DOTS NECKLACE; BEADING
                                                                  Seed Beads: Keep it Simple! - Linda Augsburg of Bead
LESSON: WIRE; Y NECKLACE (CC)
                                                                  and Button® Magazine shows you how to create easy
Knots and Dots Necklace - Host Katina Forté welcomes
                                                                  multi-strand necklaces with seed beads. Beading Lesson:
Linda Augsburg of BeadStyle® Magazine who shows
                                                                  Attaching Cord Ends - Katie Hacker of Beadalon® and
viewers how to tie bright, polka-dot beads on a leather cord
                                                                  Eurotool® shows you how to use cord ends and clasps to
to make a playful necklace. Beading Lesson: Choosing
                                                                  give your beaded piece a professional looking finish.
Beading Wire - Beadalon's® Katie Hacker presents the
                                                                  Watch Necklace - Michele DeFay of Westrim Crafts®
factors you need to know in choosing the right beading
                                                                  shows how to create a dual-purpose necklace, functioning
wire for your necklace or bracelet design. "Y" Necklace -
                                                                  as a wristwatch or as an attractive necklace with a pendant.
"Y" necklaces are a timeless fashion statement, and a
                                                                  Floral Boudoir Votive - Fire Mountain Gems and Beads'
versatile adornment that compliments a variety of styles
                                                                  Lisa Pavelka shows how to make an elegant beaded votive,
and necklines. Here Fire Mountain Gems and Beads' Lisa
                                                                  which is ideal for burning a floating candle, holding
Pavelka shows us how fun and easy they are to create..
                                                                  potpourri, cotton swabs, cotton balls, make up brushes, etc.,
Grade Level: J,S,C,A 30 min. VHS 2005 / DVD 2007
                                                                  using high quality Swarovski® Crystal Cubes, seed beads
                                                                  and Peel-n-Stick adhesive sheets.
2. THE FOB; CRIMP BEADS; RIGHT ANGLE
                                                                  Grade Level: J,S,C,A 30 min. VHS 2005 / DVD 2007
WEAVE; SEEING RED (CC)
The Fob - Host Katina Forté welcomes Marinda Stewart
                                                              6. MEMORY WIRE BRACELET; USING MEMORY
who shows viewers how to make a fabulous beaded or
                                                              WIRE; TYPE KEYS BRACELET; PERSONALIZE
ornamental Fob. Beading Lesson: Using Crimp Beads -
                                                              (CC)
Beadalon's® Katie Hacker shows viewers how to use a
                                                              Memory Wire Bracelet - Memory wire has 12 continuous
crimping tool to crimp beads and tubes. Right Angle
                                                              loops, comes in various sizes, is made of stainless steel,
Weave Bracelet - Fire Mountain Gems and Beads' Judy
                                                              and can be used to create a necklace, bracelet or a ring.
Hendrix shows viewers how to make a Right Angle Weave
                                                              Here Judy Hendrix of Fire Mountain Gems and Beads
bracelet. Seeing Red - Linda Augsburg of BeadStyle®
                                                              shows us how to use this strong wire to make an elegant
Magazine shows us how to make a Ruby Red Necklace and
                                                              looking Memory wire bracelet. Beading Lesson: Working
Bracelet that is sure to turn heads.
                                                              with Memory Wire - Katie Hacker of Beadalon® and
Grade Level: J,S,C,A 30 min. VHS 2005 / DVD 2007
                                                              Eurotool® shows viewers tricks in using Memory wire,
                                                              which is tempered wire that "remembers" its shape and
                                                              retains its coiled form. Typewriter Key Bracelet - Michele
                                                              DeFay of Westrim Crafts® and Blue Moon Beads® shows
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how to string typewriter keys and beads to make a fun            markets, yard sales, estate sales, thrift stores, or even
Typewriter Key Bracelet. Personalize - Bead and Button®          grandma's jewelry box.
Magazine's Mindy Brooks shows us how to embellish a              Grade Level: J,S,C,A 30 min. VHS 2005 / DVD 2007
purchased handbag with bead embroidery.
Grade Level: J,S,C,A 30 min. VHS 2005 / DVD 2007                 10. GOLD WRAPPED; WIRE-WRAP BEADS;
                                                                 PEARL & RIBBON; FAUX DISK BRACELET (CC)
7. DROP NECKLACE; BEAD BOARD; PENDANT &                          Wrapped in Gold - Bead and Button® Magazine Linda
PEYOTE CUFF NECKALCE (CC)                                        Augsburg presents a basic wire-wrapping technique to
Exotic Drop Necklace with Wire - Using Tanzanite and             form a choker to show off an art glass bead. Beading
Topaz colored crystal beads and gold filled round beads,         Lesson: Wire-wrapped Beads - Katie Hacker of Beadalon®
Arbel Shemesh of Fire Mountain Gems and Beads shows              and Eurotool® shows how you can use wire to create your
viewers how to make a beautiful 16" drop necklace with           own bead links and beaded charms; also how to connect
wire. Beading Lesson: Using a Bead Board - A bead board          bead links together to form a bracelet or necklace and
is a must-have tool for planning jewelry designs. It allows      create beaded charms to make quick and easy earrings.
you to see what a design will look like before you string it;    Pearl and Ribbon Necklace - Michele DeFay of Westrim
plus it provides a nice work surface, and you can organize       Crafts® and Blue Moon Beads® uses Tiger tail bead wire,
beads and findings while you work. Here Katie Hacker of          pearls, bicones, and 36" of ribbon to create a beautiful
Beadalon® and Eurotool® shows you how to get the most            Pearl and Ribbon Necklace. Faux Dichro Colored-Metal
out of your Bead Board. Pearlized Leaf Pendant Necklace -        Disk Bracelet - Jennifer Stark of Fire Mountain Gems and
Lynn B. Krucke of Polyform Products Co. shows you how            Beads uses multiple colors, shapes and sizes of Patina
to condition polymer clay before you can create your             disks (colored metal disks) to make her faux bracelet.
Pearlized Leaf Pendant Necklace. Easy Peyote Cuff - Bead         Grade Level: J,S,C,A 30 min. VHS 2005 / DVD 2007
and Button® Magazine's Mindy Brooks - helps viewers
learn the peyote stitch by using large beads and elastic         11.     WIRE       EARRINGS;        THREADS/CORDS;
thread to create a Peyote Cuff bracelet with lots of style.      STRETCH CORD BRACELET; BEADED ROPE (CC)
Grade Level: J,S,C,A 30 min. VHS 2005 / DVD 2007                 Wire Wrap Red Twisted Wire Earrings - Gütterman's
                                                                 Marinda Stewart shows how to turn 2 yards of red wire and
8. PEARLS; KNOTTING TOOL & FRENCH WIRE;                          36 assorted red beads into exciting new earrings. Beading
KNOTTING; PEARL LARIAT NECKLACE (CC)                             Lesson: All About Threads & Cords - Katie Hacker of
Cultured Freshwater Pearls - Pearls have been used as            Beadalon® and Eurotool® explains different styles of
adornment in jewelry for almost 6,000 years, and because         threads and cords, such as Silk cord, Poly nylon cord,
of their unique characteristics and rarity, they are as          Dandyline braided beading thread and Nymo thread.
popular today as ever. Here Doreen Stephens of Fire              Stretch Cord Bracelet - Judy Hendrix of Fire Mountain
Mountain Gems and Beads shares what you need to know             Gems and Beads shows how to use stretch cord and glass
about Cultured Freshwater Pearls, including how to know          tube beads, cube beads and faceted beads to make a
quality and how to care for your pearls. Beading Lesson:         wonderful looking Stretchy Cord Bracelet. Beaded Rope -
Using a Knotting Tool & French Wire - Katie Hacker of            Starting a crocheted rope can be frustrating if you don't
Beadalon® and Eurotool® shows viewers how to use a               have some help, so here Mindy Brooks of Bead and
knotting tool, which makes knotting beads quick and easy,        Button® Magazine and BeadStyle Magazine offers an easy,
and French wire, which is tiny coiled wire that protects         ladder-stitch alternative to the more traditional bead
cord from abrasions. Knot Hard - Mindy Brooks of Bead            crochet.
and Button® Magazine show's you how to use tweezers to           Grade Level: J,S,C,A 30 min. VHS 2005 / DVD 2007
perfect your bead knotting skills. Pearl Lariat Necklace -
Using Gray Nugget, Potato and Rice Pearls and Pink               12. METAL CLAY PENDANT; TOOL BOX; SILVER
Potato Pearls, Michele DeFay of Blue Moon Beads®                 TAG PENDANT (CC)
demonstrates how to make a 24" Pearl Lariat Necklace.            Metal Clay Pendant - Fire Mountain Gems and Beads'
Grade Level: J,S,C,A 30 min. VHS 2005 / DVD 2007                 Stephanie Girdlestone shows how to knead and fire art clay
                                                                 silver to create a beautiful Metal Clay Pendant. Beading
9. JUMP RINGS BRACELET; FINDINGS; METAL                          Lesson: Basic Tool Box - Katie Hacker of Eurotool®
LOOK CLAY; FLEA MARKET FUN (CC)                                  shows how to use the four tools in jewelry making that
Jump Rings Bracelet - Linda Augsburg of Bead and                 make beading easier, round nose pliers, chain nose pliers,
Button® Magazine and BeadStyle Magazine, who has a               wire cutters and a crimping tool. Silver Tag Metal Clay
deep passion for creating chain links out of jump rings,         Pendant - Linda Augsburg of Bead and Button® Magazine
demonstrates how to make a Jump Ring Bracelet. Beading           shows us how metal-clay sheet, which has a lower moisture
Lesson: Identifying Findings - "Findings" is a general term      content than its lump clay counterpart, lends itself to
that refers to the various clasps, head pins, jump rings, and    creating a beautiful Metal Clay Pendant.
other small parts that are used in beading. They are             Grade Level: J,S,C,A 30 min. VHS 2005 / DVD 2007
typically made from metal and are available in a variety of
finishes to match your beaded designs. Here Katie Hacker           13. BEADED PENCIL HOLDER; SPECIAL TOOLS;
of Beadalon® and Eurotool® shows us some of the most               Y WONDER; HIP STYLE (CC)
common findings. Metal Look Clay - Lyn Kruke of                    Beaded Mesh Pencil Holder - Fire Mountain Gems and
Polyform Products Co. shows how to condition polymer               Beads' Lisa Pavelka shows how to bead a simple pencil
clay before assembling a Metal Look Gold Leaf Necklace.            holder using beading wire and crystals to create an elegant
Flea Market Fun! - Doreen Stephens of Fire Mountain                desk or boudoir accessory. Tinted aluminum roses add the
Gems and Beads shows viewers how to buy, restore and               perfect embellishment to give this project the look of a
modernize jewelry "treasures" they may find at flea                Victorian vessel. Beading Lesson: Specialty Tools for Wire
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Working - Katie Hacker of Beadalon® and Eurotool®                4. JEWELRY FOR MEN (CC)
shows how a few specialty tools can add a whole new              It's easy to make gifts for girlfriends and family, but what
dimension to your wire jewelry projects. The coiling gizmo       about making something special for the men in your life?
is an ingenious tool that makes coiling quick and consistent,    Linda Augsburg has a great technique for making cufflinks.
and a jig has pegs that can be repositioned, making it easy      Katie Hacker's beading lesson explores beading wire - the
to create your own jewelry components. Y Wonder -                right wire for the right project. Iliana McGrath knots her
Mindy Brooks of Bead and Button® Magazine shows how              way to a great men's bracelet. Our fashion focus is wine
a tassel can add new glamour to this popular "Y" necklace.       charms. Last up, Stephanie Girdlestone has a technique
Hip Style - Michelle Defray of Blue Moon Beads®                  that's perfect for men's or women's jewelry pieces - metal
demonstrates how pendant charms can make belt loops and          clay.
purse strap chains more hip.                                     Grade Level: J,S,C,A 30 min. VHS / DVD 2006
Grade Level: J,S,C,A 30 min. VHS 2005 / DVD 2007
                                                                 5. DIAMONDS, SEMI-PRECIOUS STONES: GIRL'S
BEADS, BAUBLES & JEWELS SERIES 2                                 BEST FRIEND (CC)
(BEADING & JEWELRY MAKING) (CC)                                  In this program viewers will learn about semi-precious
                                                                 stones, which come in every color of the rainbow, and
(NEW!)                                                           every shape, from polished to natural. Today's designers
Katina Forté, actress (Striking Distance; Money for              have used a variety of stones to achieve some very unique
Nothing) and a QVC specialist in jewelry, brings her own         designs. First up, Katie Hacker shows us some of the
jewelry making and fashion skills to this fabulous series on     designs she's known for, including a special touch using
beading and jewelry making, which has something for              Swarovski crystals. Then Katie is back with a simple
everyone. The goal of each program is to inspire you to          lesson on necklace lengths. Mindy Brooks uses gemstones
make you own jewelry, offering basic how-to instructions,        in different sizes for a unique multi-strand necklace. The
as well as ideas for beautiful and exotic pieces that only       fashion focus is on beaded baskets and accessories. Last up,
look difficult. Overall, there's more than just technique        Tamara Honaman has a unique eyeglass holder made from
involved, you'll learn your personal style and how to            fluorite.
incorporate what you see around you into your own                Grade Level: I,J,S,C,A 30 min. VHS / DVD 2006
jewelry.
13 DVDs/VHS                                                      6. TRENDY EARRINGS (CC)
                                                                 It used to be the long, dangly earrings were only for dress
1. BEGINNER BASICS (CC)                                          up, but in today's fashion world anything goes. Linda
Four basic lessons that will be great for a beginner, but also   Augsburg is up first with cones and chains for a three-drop
inspiring for the jewelry pro. The first guest is Linda          earring. Katie Hacker's beading lesson features chandelier
Augsburg. Most beginners start with a bracelet, but this         earrings. Doreen Stephens tells us all about glass beads, not
bracelet begs the question, "how did she do that?" Katie         just for earrings, but also for every jewelry project. The
Hacker is up next with our first how-to lesson: how to           fashion focus is linear earrings. And last up, Katie has
adjust the length of your necklace. Judi Hendrix has the         Swarovski crystal earrings.
answer to another basic lesson, "what glue do you use for        Grade Level: J,S,C,A 30 min. VHS / DVD 2006
which project?" Today's fashion focus is chokers. Last up
is author Lynda Musante, who caters to the beginner with         7. SILVER AND GOLD (CC)
multi-cultural designs from her newest book, Exquisite           When it comes to metal there are a lot of choices as far as
Beaded Jewelry.                                                  styles or design, brushed or polished, and even types of
Grade Level: J,S,C,A 30 min. VHS / DVD 2006                      findings. Stephanie Girdlestone is the first guest, with jump
2. BEADING IS ALWAYS FASHIONABLE (CC)                            ring jewelry. Katie Hacker's beading lesson is about using
The world of fashion keeps changing, but one thing that's        chain. Michele DeFay wasn't content to use just silver and
always in style is beads and jewelry. You can't study            gold - she's added copper too. The fashion focus is using
today's fashion without looking at history; so Doreen            long necklaces and "y" necklaces on clothing. Last up,
Stephens has a fashion history lesson with the story of          Mindy Brooks combines chain in gold and silver and a
cloisonné yesterday and today. Katie Hacker is right in          surprise element for a great bracelet.
style with our how-to feature on illusion necklaces. Anna        Grade Level: J,S,C,A 30 min. VHS / DVD 2006
Nehs has a fashionable accessory for every wrist, with or
without a racket - a tennis bracelet. Fashion focus is next.     8. THE NEWEST FASHION ACCESSORY (CC)
The last guest is a special and very fashionable beading         Pins have been around forever, but they've become a new
artist - Krystal Wick.                                           jewelry staple; they're everywhere - on sweaters, jackets,
Grade Level: J,S,C,A 30 min. VHS / DVD 2006                      scarves and handbags; so don't be shy about "broaching"
                                                                 the subject. Linda Augsburg makes sure your brooch gets
3. LIVING COLOR! (CC)                                            seen with our first project: teardrop gemstones and
This program explores one of the most basic elements of          copper-leaf stampings form beautiful flowers. Katie
style: color. Judy Hendrix is our color expert with her          Hacker's tip features coordinating accessories, using
trusty tool - a color wheel. Our bead lesson with Katie          memory wire. Tamara Honaman creates a sparkly bracelet
Hacker is all about crimping. Mindy Brooks shows an              to wear with a favorite pin or all by itself. The fashion
unconventional use of color. Our fashion focus is multiples,     focus does a little treasure hunting for vintage pins. Last up,
mixing and matching color. Lastly, the feature designer is       we have two new designers and their own business, Juju
Margot Potter, who has an eclectic style all her own with        Beads.
an emphasis on color.                                            Grade Level: J,S,C,A 30 min. VHS / DVD 2006
Grade Level: J,S,C,A 30 min. VHS / DVD 2006
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9. BEADING BASICS (CC)                                         BEADS, BAUBLES & JEWELS SERIES 3
Beading is today's focus; actual weaving of beads to create    (BEADING & JEWELRY MAKING) (CC)
patterns and designs. The first step is choosing a loom with
Marlynn McNutt. Katie Hacker talks about storage for all       (NEW!)
of those tiny beads. Mindy Brooks shows us beautiful           Katina Forté, actress (Striking Distance; Money for
flowers created from seed beads. The fashion focus takes a     Nothing) and a QVC specialist in jewelry, brings her own
look at some uses for beads on clothing. And last up,          jewelry making and fashion skills to this fabulous series on
Michele DeFay has a surprise - beads that only look like       beading and jewelry making, which has something for
you made them on a loom!                                       everyone. The goal of each program is to inspire you to
Grade Level: J,S,C,A 30 min. VHS / DVD 2006                    make you own jewelry, offering basic how-to instructions,
                                                               as well as ideas for beautiful and exotic pieces that only
10. MORE IS BETTER WHEN IT COMES TO                            look difficult. Overall, there's more than just technique
STRANDS (CC)                                                   involved, you'll learn your personal style and how to
If the perfect necklace makes the perfect outfit, it only      incorporate what you see around you into your own
stands to reason that multiple strands would be even better.   jewelry.
There are so many different techniques for creating            13 DVDs/VHS
multiple strand pieces. The first guest, Tamara Honaman
has multiple strands and a multi drop with all sorts of        1. WIRE WORKS (CC)
different elements including shells. Katie Hacker shows us     Our first guest is Mary Hettmansperger, an expert on wire
how to use spacers to separate strands and keep them even.     works with a "fishy" bracelet. Katie Hacker has the first of
Anna Nehs chooses beautiful green stones for an elegant        our bead lessons: colored wire and loops. Louise McClure
multi-strand necklace. The fashion focus is various even       introduces us to mixed media in a project with tons of
and uneven multi strands and when to use them. Michele         texture. Next Tammy Honaman will share fascinating
DeFay combines copper and white for a unique piece.            information about the semi-precious Stone Quartz. Then
Grade Level: J,S,C,A 30 min. VHS / DVD 2006                    Katie is back with a bracelet featuring Swarovski crystals.
                                                               And last up, Mark Larue, our guest artist, shares some of
11. THE LATEST STRINGING MATERIAL (CC)                         his wire and metal techniques.
Discover all of the new stringing materials and add texture    Grade Level: J,S,C,A 30 min. VHS / DVD 2006
to beading and jewelry projects. Judy Hendrix has been
doing some shopping for unique new cording. Katie              2. POLYMER CLAY (CC)
Hacker's tip is all about working with leather. Iliana         Our first guest, Judy Belcher, will change your way of
McGrath features leather. What could be quicker than a         thinking with an unbelievable clay purse pendant. Katie
pendant on leather? Our fashion focus features cord for a      Hacker's beading lesson takes us back to wire and
novelty accessory. And last up, Linda Augsburg shows us        incorporating colored wire in your design. Linda Augsburg
how to cover silk cord using chain.                            creates a coiled cuff with a really new technique, using a
Grade Level: J,S,C,A 30 min. VHS / DVD 2006                    clay spacer bead. Tammy Honaman's feature semi-precious
                                                               stone is Agate; then its polymer bracelets with Iliana
12. MAKE AN IMPRESSION WITH PENDANTS                           McGrath. Last up, Lyn Krucke, our feature clay artist, adds
(CC)                                                           an interesting element to clay with wire mesh.
Sometimes making jewelry is all about accessorizing but        Grade Level: J,S,C,A 30 min. VHS / DVD 2006
sometimes it's all about making a statement that gets a
unique pendant noticed. Tamara Honaman makes a                 3. BEADS AND MORE BEADS (CC)
statement with a beautiful flower. Katie Hacker's lesson is    Mindy Brooks, an expert beader with a feature stitch, is our
all about clasps. You want the right clasp to secure a         first guest. Choosing the right needle and thread size for
pendant. Anna Nehs features amber in her design. The           beading is Katie Hacker's lesson. Marlynn McNutt
fashion focus is home décor. Michele DeFay features            introduces us to bead tips and French wire techniques for
unique pendants and drops.                                     finishing. Next our feature stone from Tammy Honaman is
Grade Level: J,S,C,A 30 min. VHS / DVD 2006                    Jasper. Last up, Iliana McGrath is back with beaded
                                                               earrings..
13. BEADING AND MORE BEADING (CC)                              Grade Level: J,S,C,A 30 min. VHS / DVD 2006
Beading is such an important part of the whole jewelry
trend; so we've devoted a second program to some unique        4. KNOT YOUR WAY TO BEAUTIFUL JEWELRY
techniques. Anna Nehs shares her beading expertise with        (CC)
amazing beaded eggs. Katie Hacker takes us back to basics      We start out with Linda Augsburg and macramé cord with
and a last look at stringing materials. Learn about the        beautiful shades of blue. Katie Hacker's lesson is some
power of hope with kits designed in honor of a special         very unusual ways to use memory wire. Judy Belcher is
woman, featuring the red dress and pink ribbon. Our            back with a hot trend - jean jewelry charms. Chrysoprase is
fashion focus is wearables. Judy Hendrix is our feature        our semi-precious feature from Tammy Honaman; then
artist with a beaded cabochon.                                 Iliana McGrath uses cording to create bracelets. And last
Grade Level: J,S,C,A 30 min. VHS / DVD 2006                    up, our special guest is Mary Libby Neiman - we stretch
                                                               the definition of cord to include yarn - with knit and
                                                               crochet projects that are unbelievable.
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5. METAL WORK (CC)                                             11. THE WORD IS "FABULOUS" (CC)
Mary Hettmansperger is back to the show with pounding          First up, Judy Belcher is back - she shows us how to make
and soldering techniques. Katie Hatcher introduces us to       a polymer cabochon. How do you string some of those
the newest type of wire, silver plate, which you can even      unusual beads? Katie Hatcher's beading lesson is all about
braid. Tammy Honaman demonstrates an art clay bracelet -       bails. Mindy Brooks uses art glass focal beads for her
a different look at metal; then Tammy is right back with       necklace with an unusual setting made from chain. Tammy
Lapis, our featured semi-precious stone. Iliana McGrath        Honaman's semi-precious stone feature is Obsidian. Iliana
features colored craft wire with glass beads. And last up,     McGrath coordinates art glass beads with coordinating
Mark Larue returns with more metal techniques.                 clasps; then last up, Marinda Stewart uses fabulous beads
Grade Level: J,S,C,A 30 min. VHS / DVD 2006                    to make a fabulous watch.
                                                               Grade Level: J,S,C,A 30 min. VHS / DVD 2006
6. EMBROIDERY TECHNIQUES (CC)
Mindy Brooks, our first guest, has been searching for the      12. SEMI-PRECIOUS STONES (CC)
perfect antique buttons for her bracelet design. Katie         First, Linda Augsburg combines four different stones and
Hatcher's bead lesson is an introduction to the basic          shapes - in one necklace - they all work together! You'll
embroidery stitches. Stephanie Girdlestone features bales      want to know how to use a bead reamer and knotter,
and donuts in her designs. Tammy Honaman's feature             especially for working with pearls or semi-precious stones,
semi-precious stone is Blue Sapphire; then Katie returns       which is all part of Katie Hatcher's beading lesson.
with a Swarovski crystal necklace. And last up, Miriam         Stephanie Girdlestone features Marcasite - for a shimmery
Neuringer uses embroidery on a fabric cabochon.                sparkle. The feature semi-precious stone from Tammy
Grade Level: J,S,C,A 30 min. VHS / DVD 2006                    Honaman is Howlite. Iliana McGrath chose a mix of pearls
                                                               and stone for her project. Last up, we visit with Mary
7. FELT FIBER AND FABRIC (CC)                                  Hettmansperger.
Our first artist, Candy Cooper, shows us how to make felt      Grade Level: J,S,C,A 30 min. VHS / DVD 2006
beads - but her other specialty is metal. Today's beading
lesson with Katie Hatcher is all about specialty findings.     13. EARRINGS (CC)
Get out that sewing basket again with Marlynn McNutt,          Arbel Shemesh takes chandelier earrings beyond your ears
and wait until you see what you can make with buttons;         - she uses the same findings for both earrings and
then Tammy Honaman features Peridot, a very hot fashion        necklaces. In Katie Hatcher's beading lesson, we'll learn
color today. Mindy Brooks has a fiber wrapping technique       how to use chain for connecting dangles, tassels and all
for a great dangle necklace. And last up, Krystal Wick         types of chandelier earrings; then Katie comes right back
shows us her quick fiber necklace.                             with elegant Swarovski crystal earrings. The last feature
Grade Level: J,S,C,A 30 min. VHS / DVD 2006                    stone from Tammy Honaman is the Opal; then Linda
                                                               Augsburg creates an unconventional gypsy earring. Last up,
8. A TOUCH OF GLASS (CC)                                       Candy Cooper shows off her specialty - metal work - not
First, Mindy Brooks adds lampwork beads to create a            just for earrings.
special charm bracelet. Katie Hatcher's bead lesson is about   Grade Level: J,S,C,A 30 min. VHS / DVD 2006
adhesives - the right adhesive for every material, including
glass. Arbel Shemesh has another great bracelet design         BEGINNING ARTISTS SERIES
with a cha cha bracelet. Turquoise is the feature stone from   Well-known and beloved artists share their years of
Tammy Honaman, and Iliana McGrath demonstrates a               expertise and love for art in this excellent series of
necklace featuring an art glass pendant. Last up, Marinda      step-by-step, how-to programs that will guide and motivate
Stewart has a trendy accessory - the poncho pin.               all viewers aspiring to become artists.
Grade Level: J,S,C,A 30 min. VHS / DVD 2006                    6 or 7 DVDs/VHS

9. BACK TO BASICS - STRINGING (CC)                             1. PAINTING FROM THE SOURCE
Arbel Shemesh adds watch faces to her stringing. Next          "Recommended. Aviva Gold, artist, author, and therapist,
Katie Hacker's bead lesson shows how to finish off your        demonstrates how to explore and expand one's creativity
stringing. Linda Augsburg has a really unusual stringing       through painting by learning to let go of inhibitions,
technique using crystals. Malachite is the feature             relinquish control and judgment, and embrace the childlike
semi-precious stone from Tammy Honaman; while Iliana           sense of wonder and play. She presents tips and inspiration
McGrath's stringing project features magnetic beads. Last      on incorporating delight, creativity, and spiritual energy
up, if you love making jewelry, you'll love the ergonomic      into any type of work. Technically the program is
tips from Colleen McDonough.                                   well-organized, clear, with good sound, and keeps the
Grade Level: I,J,S,C,A 30 min. VHS / DVD 2006                  viewer's interest." -EMR Online
                                                               "Recommended. A wonderful invitation to free the artist
10. MIX IT UP! (CC)                                            within you, how to get over your blocks." -Robert Moss,
Linda Augsburg is first with a great way to use up leftover    author of Conscious Dreaming
beads - she makes earrings featuring the brick stitch. Katie   "Recommended. Aviva Gold demonstrates the freedom of
Hatcher takes us back to basics - what diameter and ply        expression that allows the artist's soul to emerge."
wire do you use with which bead? If you want your jewelry      -NAPRA Review
to last it's important to choose the right wire. Tammy         Artist and author, Aviva Gold, is world famous for her
Honaman has a trendy bracelet design to share called the       teaching about painting purely for the joy of exploration
fringe; then Tammy looks at Tourmaline. Last up, Katie is      and expression. Based on her best-selling book, Painting
back with a shimmering watch featuring crystal.                from the Source: Awakening the Artist's Soul in Everyone,
Grade Level: J,S,C,A 30 min. VHS / DVD 2006
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this how-to documentary is the next best thing to attending    CREATIVE CRAFTS SERIES (NEW!)
one of her eye-opening workshops or seminars and               Arts and crafts expert Annette Brill offers detailed,
includes: How to set up a simple, safe and sacred space to     step-by-step instructions in this easy to follow how-to
paint; step-by-step instructions on mixing colors and          series, providing you with essential basics, which will
buying and preparing non-toxic inexpensive materials;          enable you to add your own creativity to a variety of crafts,
guidance through the first strokes to the final details of     including: Picture Framing, Painting Furniture or on Wood,
painting; how to use the process to enhance physical,          Flower Arranging, Stenciling and Needlepoint.
emotional and spiritual well being; how to acknowledge         10 DVDs/VHS
and accept the shadow side of yourself through painting;
valuable tips and wise inspiration to enhance one's life and   1. PICTURE FRAMING 1: BASIC SKILLS
painting.                                                      Too often people don't frame a photograph, poster or
Grade Level: J,S,C,A 60 min. VHS 2002 / DVD 2006               painting, because they don't know how. Narrated by arts
                                                               and crafts expert Annette Brill, this how-to program solves
2. BECOMIN.G A WATERCOLOR ARTIST                               that problem for you, providing a step-by-step introduction
"Recommended. Presenting the Nibblelink method, this is        on how to protect and also improve the appearance of some
an excellent program for beginning artists." -Booklist         of your most cherished possessions. Here you learn how to
Begins with primary colors, emphasizing building blocks        create your own decorative frames with a personal touch.
required working in any medium, and includes "on-hand"         The basic skills include: first designs, making mounts,
demonstrations of techniques used in coloring, drawing,        assembling the parts, placing the glass, and finishing the
values and composition.                                        frame. Following this basic demonstration of skills
Grade Level: J,S,C,A 60 min. VHS 1998 / DVD 2004               guarantees you a perfect and lasting result. For more
                                                               advanced framing skills see Picture Framing 2: Advanced
3. CARTOONING AND CARICATURE: DRAWING
                                                               Skills..
HEADS, DRAWING FIGURES
                                                               Grade Level: J,S,C,A 30 min. VHS/DVD 2007
Beloved artist/educator Walter Owen shows kids at school
how much fun drawing really is.
                                                               2. PICTURE FRAMING 2: ADVANCED SKILLS
Grade Level: P,I,J       1/45 min. VHS 1998 / DVD 2006
                                                               Picture framing is an art form in its own right. A great
                                                               painting, poster or photograph deserves to be framed
4A. DRAWING HEADS
                                                               properly, which can make all the difference in the world as
Walter Owen shows viewers how to create a caricature
                                                               to the item's overall appearance. Narrated by arts and crafts
from a simple line; then he draws a series of heads, to
                                                               expert Annette Brill, this program goes beyond Picture
reveal "tricks of the trade" to help beginning artists
                                                               Framing 1: Basic Skills; here viewers are offered detailed,
visualize the true "art" of cartooning. 20 min.
                                                               step-by-step instructions for making complex frames.
                                                               Viewers learn about the required materials, mounts with
4B. DRAWING FIGURES
                                                               bevels, the impact of relief, decorative painting and
Walter Owen shows viewers how easy it is to draw figures
                                                               finishing the frame. By using the various and advanced
using his trademarked "14-point system," a series of
                                                               methods demonstrated, framers will discover a wider range
specially-placed dots which, when connected, create a
                                                               of creative framing ideas are within their abilities.
whole character. 20 min.
                                                               Grade Level: J,S,C,A 30 min. VHS/DVD 2007
4. PAPERMAKING: PAPER PULP AS AN ART
FORM                                                           3. PAINTING FURNITURE
"Recommended. This enjoyable how-to shows excellent            Furniture is an essential part of home decorating and can
homemade ways to make and use paper." -Library Journal         add to the attractiveness of a room. Whether new or old,
Three artists work in different ways with paper pulp. Steve    furniture items lend themselves perfectly to decorative
Watson makes handmade paper from a cotton rag; Helen           painting. Painting furniture can be a fun weekend project or
Rinker embeds household objects into her pulp; Jan             a full-time craft; either way, you want to take the proper
Greenberg uses a blender.                                      steps to do the task correctly. Narrated by arts and crafts
Grade Level: I,J,S,C,A 30 min. VHS 1998 / DVD 2006             expert Annette Brill, this program guides you each step of
                                                               the way, offering you tips and techniques of painting
5. A BOOK BY ITS COVER (LEATHER BINDING)                       furniture, which include: knowing the materials required,
CINE Golden Eagle Award                                        learning the basic methods, preparation, sponging, painting
Leather binding and the embellishment of books is a dying      on a design and color graduation. Following her helpful
skill. This ageless classic introduces viewers to two master   lead you'll be adding your own personal touch when you
craftsmen who illustrate the painstaking process involved.     start your own project. For more on painting also see
The resulting works of art display the jewel-like precision    Painting on Wood.
of the tooling and gold leafing that is found on few books     Grade Level: J,S,C,A 30 min. VHS/DVD 2007
today.
Grade Level: I,J,S,C,A 15 min. VHS 1994 / DVD 2006             4. PAINTING ON WOOD
                                                               Decorating on wood is an ancient craft, which offers an
6. SCREEN PRINTING: COLOR APPLICATION                          endless amount of possibilities for crafters. Narrated by
PROCESS                                                        arts and crafts expert Annette Brill, this how-to program
The intricate art of silk-screening offers an unlimited array  tutors you on the basics and key tricks of the trade, hoping
of creative expressions and this video outlines an             to inspire you to reveal all your artistic talents. Here you
easy-to-follow approach for designing and applying color       learn about finishes, color washes, sponging, speckled
to either cloth or fabric.                                     effects, the Janssen Technique; plus effects, such as
Grade Level: J,S,C,A 20 min. VHS 1997 / DVD 2006
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imitation, aged wood and metallic; also floral motifs.           stenciling can brighten up a home and give new life to
Before you know it, in addition to restoring old items,          everyday objects and furniture. For more on stenciling also
you'll be decorating wood and creating true masterpieces..       see Fabric Stenciling.
Grade Level: J,S,C,A 30 min. VHS/DVD 2007                        Grade Level: J,S,C,A 30 min. VHS/DVD 2007

5. FRESH FLOWER ARRANGING                                        9. FABRIC STENCILING
Fresh flower arranging is not only a craft, it is an art form;   Fabric Stenciling is a wonderful craft to learn, and it is a
artistically arranged flowers not only add to the                fun, easy and interesting activity for all age groups.
environments of homes and work areas, they too are used          Narrated by arts and crafts expert Annette Brill, this
to set the proper mood for many of the most important            easy-to-follow program is divided into four main sections:
social functions people attend. With such incredible             Materials, Methods, Application and Drying, and provides
diversity possible, arrangements of cut flowers will depend      all you need to know to decorate fabrics; then with a little
upon both your creativity and your skill. This step-by-step      imagination all kinds of daring creations are possible. Here
program, narrated by arts and crafts expert Annette Brill,       you discover an attractive stencil will totally transform an
will help you succeed in making beautiful displays, finding      item's appearance, for increased enjoyment by you and
perfect harmony between color and volume, and show you           those who will admire it. Whether on a tablecloth, cushion
in detail how to create your own "work of art." Here she         or even clothing, stenciling constitutes a very special, and
guides you in which materials and containers to order, how       personal, kind of decoration. For more on stenciling also
to use shape, style, color and harmony to create stunning        see Stenciling.
fresh flower arrangements. For more on flower arranging          Grade Level: J,S,C,A 30 min. VHS/DVD 2007
also see Dried Flower Arranging and Japanese Flower
Arranging - Ikebana. .                                           10. NEEDLEPOINT
Grade Level: J,S,C,A 30 min. VHS/DVD 2007                        Needlepoint, or cross-stitch embroidery, is an ancient craft,
                                                                 which today has become more popular than ever. In
6. DRIED FLOWER ARRANGING                                        addition to the satisfaction of seeing a design take shape
There is a knack to arranging dried flowers just the right       little by little, you can enjoy choosing from an impressive
way; it's a craft that with a little guidance and creativity     range of colors and materials. Narrated by arts and crafts
you can be skilled at right away. In this excellent and          expert Annette Brill, this program offers a step-by-step
easy-to-follow, how-to program, narrated by crafting             guide to an established method of embroidering all sorts of
expert Annette Brill, you will quickly learn how to create       items. Here you learn all you need to know to do
wonderful dried flower arrangements. Here you learn about        cross-stitch embroidery, including which fabrics and
which materials to use, the basic methods to follow,             threads to choose, getting started, reading and following a
flowers and their length, how to make a table center             diagram, different stitches, and the Professional Method;
display, disguising a base, natural styles and large bouquets.   also you see needlepoint examples on napkins, lampshades
For more on flower arranging also see Fresh Flower               and samplers.
Arranging and Japanese Flower Arranging - Ikebana.               Grade Level: J,S,C,A 30 min. VHS/DVD 2007
Grade Level: J,S,C,A 30 min. VHS/DVD 2007
                                                                 HANDS-ON CRAFTS FOR KIDS SERIES 1:
7. JAPANESE FLOWER ARRANGING - IKEBANA                           CRAFTS FOR KIDS
Ikebana, the art of Japanese flower arranging, is growing in     Celebrate the creativity of children through crafts. Each
popularity and is based on the grouping together of various      program opens in exciting locations like Disney World, has
floral elements; its essence being purity of line, lack of       it's own theme with at least five craft projects, and includes
symmetry and simplicity. Ikebana not only is a measured          kids using their crafts to help others. A portion of proceeds
and contemplative form of creative art, it too will help you     is donated to non-profit projects.
reach a state of total calm; so you'll love doing it, and it     13 DVDs/VHS
will be good for you. Narrated by arts and crafts expert
Annette Brill, this special how to program introduces you        1. BUG OFF: THE INSECT WORLD
to this unique type of flower arranging; here you learn how      All insects have a few things in common: an exoskeleton,
to perfect the masterful art of Ikebana through lessons on       which protects their internal organs; the skeleton has three
vases, spikes and secateurs; the basic elements of shu and       parts (head, thorax and abdomen); three pairs of legs, a set
kyaku; creating small displays; plus upright or vertical,        of antennae, and many have wings. Watch for all of these
framed or symmetrical, and linear styles. For more on            "parts" and probably a few imaginary ones as kids create a
flower arranging also see Dried Flower Arranging and             swarm of "buggy" creatures. Projects include: Upright
Fresh Flower Arranging.                                          Insects - Offers a new technique using Styrofoam, tissue
Grade Level: J,S,C,A 30 min. VHS/DVD 2007                        paper and a little glitter; Bug Bottle and Insect Cutouts -
                                                                 Kids create a natural habitat for collecting bugs complete
8. STENCILING                                                    with twigs, leaves and moss; Dragonflies - Kids paint a
Stencils can be used to create interesting, beautiful and        chipwood box with a dragonfly design; Butterflies and
even whimsical designs on furniture, walls and ceilings, as      Spiders - We know that spiders are not true insects, but we
well as household items; also learning to stencil is an          couldn't resist adding an eight-legged bug using foam,
essential skill for budding interior decorators. Arts and        tissue, and paper; Insects on the Move - Wood spools and
crafts expert Annette Brill narrates this informative how-to     Styrofoam help kids animate their insect creations;
program, which offers a guide to easy stenciling, and            Hands-On Project - Kids help kids by bringing craft and
includes the materials required, the basic methods to follow,    school supplies to those in homeless shelters.
friezes; plus stenciling simple objects, walls, lampshades       Grade Level: P,I 30 min. VHS 2000 / DVD 2007
and furniture. As you will see, with a little imagination
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2. COLONIAL AMERICA 1: BACK IN TIME                              "Real" Solar System - Get "real" with an accurate model of
"Recommended. Colonial crafts receive 21st-century twists.       the solar system. Scale the planets to size and position
On screen supply lists, close-up camera angles, and              them as they revolve around the sun; Double-Dip
easy-to-follow directions make the projects especially           Constellations - Diagram two, well-known constellations
accessible. Teachers, scout leaders, and others who work         using chalk, glitter, and a chalkboard; Planet Earth - Create
with children will welcome the ideas." -Booklist                 a hanging model of our planet with a glue that creates the
"Recommended. Goes beyond the hands-on experience and            metallic surface on the planet. It takes a little extra drying
offers a view into history, culture, and everyday home life.     time, but it's well worth the wait; Hands-On Project - Learn
All the step-by-step instructions are clear, slow-paced, and     about the "Crowning Glory Project" and how kids and
illustrated clearly." -School Library Journal                    adults have found a crafty way to help cancer victims.
Many of the crafts we enjoy today were born out of the           Grade Level: P,I 30 min. VHS 2000 / DVD 2007
necessity of everyday living in Colonial times. Colonial
life demanded that Colonists provide for themselves and          5. AIR: FLY LIKE THE WIND
their family. We may use slightly improved materials, but        Air is constantly on the move. The movement of air from a
the techniques of today's crafts mirror those of the colonial    high-pressure area to a low-pressure area causes the wind
era. Projects include: Soap on a Rope - Covers two               to blow. Our Windy projects take advantage of air pressure
essential colonial crafts, soap making and twisting rope;        to make them work. Projects include: Plastic Canvas
Crayon Candles - Uses all those bits and pieces of crayon        Whirler - See the effects of wind when you hang this
to make molded candles (Note: requires adult supervision         whirler outside on a breezy day; Wrapping Paper Kite -
due to the use of a heat source for melting the crayons);        Make your own kites from wrapping paper and sticks.
The Tree of Life - A little different twist on quilting with a   Kites are a great way to see wind direction and enjoy the
traditional pattern on a non-traditional surface - brown         effects of the wind; Cowboy Wind Chime - Feel and hear
paper; also kids learn the running and blanket stitch in this    the wind as it blows! Create a fun wind chime with
paper quilt; Stenciling - Introduces stenciling on a small       bandanas, glue, and old silverware; Sail Away - A sailboat
scale on a decorative coaster in the traditional Pennsylvania    is a perfect example of our dependence on the wind. Your
Dutch design; Williamsburg Apple Tree - Kids create a            sailboat has a 90‟s twist, the entire surface, boat and sails,
traditional apple tree centerpiece from paper and                is tie-dyed with non-aerosol spray paint; Fish Windsock -
Styrofoam that looks good enough to eat!; Hands-On               Recycle a two-liter bottle with foam scales for a whimsical
Project - Sixth graders work on personalized letters as part     windsock. The hollow design will catch the wind and swim
of backpacks distributed to homeless shelters.                   through the air; Hands-On Project - Learn about a craft
Grade Level: P,I 30 min. VHS 2000 / DVD 2007                     project designed by a 10-year-old girl to help defray the
                                                                 medical costs of a friend's family.
3. BOOKS AND PUPPETS: TELL ME A STORY                            Grade Level: P,I 30 min. VHS 2000 / DVD 2007
Books can take you to far away places, let you be anyone
and travel anywhere, if only in your mind. Here different        6. NATURE: BACK TO NATURE
kinds of puppets bring characters from favorite books to         Many craft materials are found naturally, such as cork,
life, helping you write stories, create characters and design    rubber, and grapevine. Many others are derived from
sets. Projects include: On Stage - This puppet technique         natural components like plastics from oil; some paints from
allows you to make the characters for your own story from        milk, and dyes from plant materials. See how you can
the simplest of materials; Spoon Puppet - Wild and wacky         gather things right in your own backyard to create "natural"
spoon critters could be hiding in your kitchen! Add some         crafts. Projects include: How to Grow a Crayon - Learn the
paint, wiggle eyes and imagination to bring your critter to      step-by-step process for making crayons from soybeans -
life; Cowboy Characters - Bread and glue make these great        what could be more natural?; Seed Topiary - Gather seeds
bread dough puppets from a popular story. Learn how to           and beans to create a geometric design in a clay pot. Learn
create faces and outfit your puppets; The Mouse and the          how to divide and measure a round object the easy way,
Motorcycle - This Beverly Cleary book provides us with           using rubber bands; Nature Book - Create a personal
two fun projects: the main character and his favorite mode       journal for your thoughts and ideas. The cover design
of transportation. See how paying attention to detail when       borrows plants and twigs from nature along with a fun
you read will help you create puppets; Hands-On Project -        foiling technique; Rock Zoo - Collect all sorts of rocks to
Learn about the projects done for Right to Read Week in          make a whole zoo of animals. Paints, eyes, and trims
an elementary school. We've stretched the definition of          complete these critters; Reflections of Nature - Sunglasses
crafts to include making wacky costumes.                         reflect your memories of a favorite outdoor place. Soybean
Grade Level: P,I 30 min. VHS 2000 / DVD 2007                     crayons complete the natural theme; Hands-On Project -
                                                                 How do you get ideas for craft projects that might help
4. SPACE: SPACED OUT                                             someone else? Take a few minutes to brainstorm on a
Looking at the stars at night or watching the sunrise over       project you might be able to try.
the horizon, our fascination with space begins and ends          Grade Level: P,I 30 min. VHS 2000 / DVD 2007
each day. This program covers both the realistic and
imagined bodies we see in space. With fluorescent colors        7. OCEANOGRAPHY: A VERY FISHY SHOW
and tons of glitter you can create your own "place in           The waters of the world are filled with fascinating
space." Projects include: Comet Crazy - When you see a          creatures in colorful settings. Shallow coastal waters are
comet streak across the sky, did you ever imagine it was        home to beautiful coral reefs and millions of sea animals.
made out of ice and dirt? Make your own comet from              The depths of the ocean hold exotic looking creatures,
plastic, Styrofoam and amazing glitter gels; Far Out            some with their own "fluorescent" lights. Projects include:
Scenery - Create your own space scene with a really "far        Inside the Fishbowl - Decorate a fish bowl using
out" technique using crayons, paints and stencils; The          waterproof paints to create a habitat for fish; Water-Colors
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- Paint an underwater water-color using specialty               like-materials and change them into something new. Here
water-color techniques; Ribbon Fish - These delicate            we use recycled materials as we "Rehash the trash."
woven fish have the look of origami. You‟ll want to make        Projects include: Papermaking - New paper from junk mail,
a whole school of different colored and patterned fish;         using Kleenex and glue, plus a little of "yesterdays news.";
Sea-Life Mobile - Choose sea creatures to adorn this ocean      Recycled Stationary - Decorative scissors, markers, glue
mobile, each illustrates a different technique with different   and "used" paper to make new stationary for letter writing;
materials from sand and glue, to beads and glitter, and         Milk Carton Birdhouse - An easy-to-make home for your
paper and foam; Beach Box - The perfect project to use all      feathered friends, all from recycled materials; Renuzit
of those shells you collected on your last vacation, a great    Clown - A used Renuzit container is the base for a fun
shadow box from a pizza box; Hands-On Project - Learn           clown. See how containers once used for something totally
about "Kidsacks," a project to make and distribute warm         different make great crafts; Molded Paper - Papermaking is
sleeping bags to kids in shelters.                              so much fun. Add brown paper bags and you‟ve got a great
Grade Level: P,I 30 min. VHS 2000 / DVD 2007                    book cover; Hands-On Project - Recycling offers a lot of
                                                                different ways to use crafts to help others.
8. PATTERNS: OVER AND OVER AND OVER                             Grade Level: P,I 30 min. VHS 2000 / DVD 2007
AGAIN
Patterns are all around us, from color and designs that are     11. NATIVE AMERICAN CULTURE
repeated in a specific way, to the chorus in a song, or even    The Native American Culture is deeply rooted in tradition
a pattern of light in a laser show. Patterns also exist in      and a great place to understand the customs that are handed
numbers and letters, where a particular sequence is             down from generation to generation. By studying the crafts,
followed. Projects include: Block Puzzles - Start with six      homes and symbols of Native Americans, we can learn
blocks and six pictures, or six photos or six colors; you‟ll    more about their past and America's heritage. Projects
end up with your own set of puzzle blocks to put together;      include: Dream Catchers - Tradition says a dream catcher
Chenille Weaving - Using plastic canvas and chenille            over your bed will catch the bad dreams in its net, good
stems you will create a checkerboard pattern without even       dreams pass through the center and back to you. You'll
using a needle; Paint Roller Patterns - Decorate your own       build yours using rings, cording, and beads; Rock Symbols
tote, towel and shirt. Learn how to create a design with        - Duplicate ancient Native America symbols using acrylic
wood and foam and then create a roller to make a                paint on flat rocks and leave your own "message" to be
continuous pattern; Paper Plate Patterns - Paper and glue       found by future generations; Ceremonial Pipes -
are all you need to create patterned decorator plates;          Commonly called peace pipes, ceremonial pipes is a more
Rainbow Box - Create a repeating pattern with color, then       accurate term. Yours are made from plastic pipe fittings
measure and create a grid to provide a sequence to your         and dowels; Faux Sandstone - Many examples of Native
pattern; Hands-On Project - Learn about the Pennsylvania        American art are carved into rocks and caves. Here you
Vent Camp for kids that are ventilator dependant. Crafting      create your own faux rock with Styrofoam, sand and glue;
is a big part of the camp's program.                            then etch your own symbol; Sandpaper Teepees - The
Grade Level: P,I 30 min. VHS 2000 / DVD 2007                    common Native American home is the teepee.
                                                                Traditionally made of animal hides, tree trunks and
9. STAMPS: STAMP IT!                                            decorated with symbols, your teepee uses sandpaper, chalk
Stamps, such as, Postage stamps, are the easy way to repeat     and crayons to duplicate the design; Hands-On Project -
the same design and have it look the same each time.            Follow a high school class project to support "Warm Up
Manufacturing plants often use other kinds of stamps to         America" by making Afghans for the needy. .
"stamp out" molds and "stamp on" designs. Here are new          Grade Level: P,I 30 min. VHS 2000 / DVD 2007
ways to stamp with various kinds of material. Projects
include: Cookie Cutter Stamping - Start with a cookie          12. KALEIDOSCOPE OF COLOR AND LIGHT
cutter, add Styrofoam and acrylic paint and end up with        Color can mean many things. We all have a favorite color
great stamped bags, stationary and greeting cards; Sticker     that reflects something about our personality. We feel
Stamps - These stamps make great decorations. Decorative       differently in certain colors, and the amount of light around
edge scissors, labels, rubber stamps and washable markers      us can also affect our mood. The theme here revolves
are all you need; Stamped Memory Albums - Make your            around light and color and their interaction. Projects
own scrapbook page, assembling one-of-a-kind pages to          include: Color Wheel - Invented by Louis Prang, the color
showcase your favorite photos; Personal Postage Stamps -       wheel is the beginning of any study on color. Make your
What if you were asked to design the next postage stamp?       own color palette to use in all of your future projects;
This project shows you how using chalks, markers and           Stained Glass - Glue and paper are all you need to create
various blending techniques; T - Riffic Stamps - Anything      beautiful stick-on stained glass. Three different techniques
you can draw or trace can be turned into a stamp. Decorate     create a different finish and texture for each; 3D Sun
a T-shirt with fabric paints and your very own stamp           Catchers - Acrylic balls are a great surface for paint. Light
creation; Hands-On Project - Learn about Camp Can Do, a        passes through open areas creating a glowing effect of
summer camp for children with cancer, where crafts are a       color; Make a Flashlight - Create your own flashlight, then
big part of every days activities.                             make screens to create different shapes from light;
Grade Level: P,I 30 min. VHS 2000 / DVD 2007                   Luminaries - Glass, tissue and glue are used to make a
                                                               luminary. By making the paper translucent and cutting
10. THE ENVIRONMENT'S 3 RS: REDUCE, REUSE,                     decorative shapes with scissors you‟ll create different light
RECYCLE                                                        patterns; Hands-On Project - What exactly is a Hands-On
Reduce: cutting down on waste and using products made to       Project? Here's how can you start your own with your
last rather than disposable. Reuse: even if you can‟t use      friends.
something again, someone else might. Recycle: collect          Grade Level: P,I 30 min. VHS 2000 / DVD 2007
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13. LINES AND SHAPES: UNDER CONSTRUCTION                        3. MOSAICS: PUTTING IT ALL TOGETHER
There's a whole world of design around made up of shapes        Traditional mosaics are made from bits of glass and tile.
and lines. Look closely to see how they make up the things      Here, you learn to create mosaic designs from these
around us. This program's focus is on measuring and             materials plus, paper, beads, and paint. Projects include:
building to make the lines and shapes that form designs.        Paper Design - Create your own unique design from scraps
Your building blocks are wood, paint, thread and fabric.        of paper squares; Butterfly Mosaic - Delicate colors and
Projects include: What's In a Name? - See your own name,        design highlight this mosaic interpretation of a butterfly;
not as a word, but as a structural shape to be built upon.      Mosaic Tiles - We aren't actually breaking tiles as much as
Lines and color patterns create the design; Wood Quilting -     "making" tiles; Many Faceted Mosaic Frame - Faceted
Positioning shapes in decorative patterns is what forms         beads are the mosaic pieces in a great frame; Painted
these beautiful wood-quilt designs. Before you add extras,      Mosaic Box - Different colors of paint are the mosaic
it's the shapes that make the pattern; Punch Flag: Lines -      pieces in this box project; Editor's Feature Get out those
Lines and triangles make up this punch design from fabric       old dishes and a hammer for a clay pot mosaic; Hands-On
squares; Magic Yarn Ornaments - Learn the magic trick of        Project - Mosaic Wall Hangings.
wrapping yarn lines over interesting shapes that you create     Grade Level: P,I 30 min. VHS 2002 / DVD 2007
yourself with cardboard; Tape - T's - Tape creates the
ground of lines and shapes that are the "resist" area of this   4. PUPPETRY
shirt; Hands-On Project - Learn about the outcome of the        Bring your favorite characters to life with all different
very first Hands-On Project.                                    ways to develop people and creatures from the most basic
Grade Level: P,I 30 min. VHS 2000 / DVD 2007                    of materials. Projects include: Safari Scene - Create a scene
                                                                right out of Africa with your own creative inhabitants;
HANDS-ON CRAFTS FOR KIDS SERIES 3:                              Jungle Puppet Theater - Who knows what animal you
CRAFT TOGETHER                                                  might find behind that paper tree; Giant Stick Puppets -
Kids explore their creativity through crafts and also learn     Gather up all sorts of odds and ends, and your creativity, to
about seasons, puppets and their heritage. Learning takes       make giant characters-on-a-stick; Mini Marionette - From
place through curriculum-based creative projects, helping       giant to miniature marionettes, puppets come in all sizes,
them express themselves and build self-esteem. A portion        and this one really moves; Stick Figures - You all know
of proceeds is donated to non-profit projects                   how to draw stick figures, now try creating stick figure
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                                                                Hands-On Project - Visit "Adventures in Art" in Cleveland,
1. TRADITIONS                                                   Ohio.
These are the crafts passed from generation to generation,      Grade Level: P,I 30 min. VHS 2002 / DVD 2007
with roots early in our history when crafting was more
functional, but no less fun! Projects include: Foam Quilt       5. GIFTS: 'TIS BETTER TO GIVE THAN RECEIVE
Block - Who says quilting is just with fabric! Arrange          With a little creativity you can make unique presents that
colored squares of foam to make interesting patterns and a      are custom made for everyone on your list. Projects include:
great door sign for your room; Brown Bag Appliqué Cat -         Key Chain - We've got a great key chain guaranteed to be
This project is just purr-fect, and you'll even learn basic     perfect; Desk Set - Mom, Dad, Teachers would love this
stitching and appliqué with paper; You've "Woven" My            craft made with a new plaster of clay and sand; Wrap It Up
Heart - Weaving takes all different forms, and here's a new     - Carol Scheffler from the Today Show shares rubber
twist. Watch carefully and make a paper heart pocket;           stamping ideas to package your presents; Etched Chore Jar
Decorated Candle - Candle making is the traditional craft,      - This painted chore jar makes a great gift; Sticks and ? - A
but candle decorating is just for today. Did you know you       great gift to keep someone organized, a wall hanger of
can paint on wax?; Functional Family - A system of              clothespins for whatever you'd like; Editor's Feature -
interlocking gears makes a perfect family wall-hanging to       Make your own nesting gift boxes from Krause; Hands-On
illustrate working together; Editor's Feature - Apples are      Project - Make a Folk Heart.
not just for eating! Carve your way to very expressive dolls;   Grade Level: P,I 30 min. VHS 2002 / DVD 2007
Hands-On Project - The "Paper Doll Project."
Grade Level: P,I 30 min. VHS 2002 / DVD 2007                    6. SPRING FORWARD
                                                                Look outside for creative materials for warm weather,
2. AUTUMN: FALL INTO CRAFTS                                     spring crafts. Projects include: Valentine Heart - Don't wait
Cool weather is our catalyst for great fall ideas, but don‟t    until Valentine's Day to make a very cute heart person for
wait for the leaves to fall to enjoy these crafts. Projects     your favorite Valentine; Bird Bath - Celebrate Earth Day
include: Beady Bugs - Bugs, beads and glow-in-the-dark,         everyday with a whimsical bird bath made from paint and
put them together and you've got a "frightfully" great craft;   clay pots; Spring Totem - Celebrate the rebirth of spring
Pony Bead Corn Cob - Colorful beads create these ears of        with a Styrofoam totem of bunnies, eggs, and chicks;
corn made to decorate, but not to eat; Fall Banner -            Shooting Rocket Windsock - Catch the wind with a foam
Announce the seasons with a painted banner for your door        windsock, perfect for a breath of spring; Metamorphosis of
or room; Pine Cone Repousse - Repousse means a fancy            a Butterfly - Follow the life of a butterfly. Craft a life cycle
way to emboss using paint, glue and foil; Oak Leaf Frame -      chart using glue, paint, leaves and tissue paper; Editor's
Save some oak leafs for a casted picture frame; Editor's        Feature - Eggs-citing: Make a bunny and a basket of eggs
Feature - Leave your troubles behind with a wreath of           from Styrofoam and paper; Hands-On Project - 4H
"Thank You's" made from your own handprint; Hands-On            Birdhouses.
Project - Sun Beads.                                            Grade Level: P,I 30 min. VHS 2002 / DVD 2007
Grade Level: P,I 30 min. VHS 2002 / DVD 2007
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7. RAINY DAY FANTASY                                             11. RECYCLED
When you can't go outside, let your imagination take over        Reduce, Reuse and Recycle are the new 3 R's. Every
with fantasy crafts to expand your creative thinking.            project today recycles one person's trash into another's
Projects include: Saving Up - Gather up your dreams,             treasure. Projects include: Rain Stick - Paper towel or
wishes and collectibles and save them for a rainy day, or        wrapping paper tubes are the basis for a great rain stick
even a sunny one; Checker Game - Who says checkers               that's fun to use; Seedling Pots - Plant your own indoor
have to be black and red? Make your game in a very               garden from totally recycled materials; Recycled Pets -
creative way; Medieval Castle - Create a Styrofoam               Don't get alarmed! We're recycling containers for pet food,
medieval castle, complete with drawbridge; Who, What,            not the pets; Fiesta Bowl - Use up those old newspapers
Where and When - Create a quiet game sure to be a hit            with white glue for a festive papier-mâché bowl; Light
with your friends; Disguise Yourself - Masks are the             Bulb Crafting - Three great projects all made from light
perfect prop for fantasy fun. Become whoever you'd like          bulbs, and they incorporate a technique so the light bulb
with these simple techniques; Editor's Feature – Family          doesn't break; Hands-On Project - A Recycled Crayon
Fun brings creative candle crafting; Hands-On Project -          Project.
"Gecko Project" from Design Originals.                           Grade Level: P,I 30 min. VHS 2002 / DVD 2007
Grade Level: P,I 30 min. VHS 2002 / DVD 2007
                                                                 12. CRAFTED WEARABLES: ALL DRESSED UP
8. HERITAGE: FAMILY HISTORY                                      You can make great crafted wearables from t-shirts to
Remember where you came from, your parents,                      tennis shoes. Projects include: Wearables – Family Fun and
grandparents, country and nationality. Here are crafts that      Offray Ribbon have great ideas for personalized wearables;
will help you chronicle your personal history. Projects          Hemp Necklace - Create your own version of a popular
include: Photo Display - See how to display your pictures        fashion accessory, a beaded hemp necklace; Patches -
in a creative way; Marbleized Journal - Become your              Express yourself with personalized patches to dress up
family historian keeping track of important events in a          jeans, t's and book bags; Crayon Batik - Batik with crayons
great journal. You‟ll be using a new technique with chalk        and low temp glue guns; Add-a-Figure Jewelry - Make and
to marbleize; Memory Game - In this updated version of           collect mini-figure jewelry. Incorporate birthstones and
the matching game, use reprints of old photos to learn           more in these collectible dolls; Editor's Feature - Join
about your family; Paper Dolls - Create a doll that looks        Family Fun for great ways to update your clothes and make
just like you and reflects your heritage; Family Tree - Paint    a jeans purse; Hands-On Project - Design Originals has a
a form for recording family history - a great way to open        great idea for flag necklaces to make and sell.
conversation with your parents and grandparents; Editor's        Grade Level: P,I 30 min. VHS 2002 / DVD 2007
Feature - Carol Sheffler of the Today Show uses rubber
stamping to keep all members of the family in touch;             13. COLD WEATHER CRAFTING
Hands-On Project Update.                                         Perfect projects for indoor crafting, and you might just see
Grade Level: P,I 30 min. VHS 2002 / DVD 2007                     a few snowmen hanging around. Projects include: Winter
                                                                 Wonders - Styrofoam eggs are the base for very comical
9. PARTIES                                                       snowmen and cardinals; Gingerbread House - This house is
Parties are a great craft opportunity whether making favors,     actually non-edible paper and Styrofoam, so you may use it
decorations, cards, or as an activity on the big day. Projects   every year, but, of course, there's a surprise inside; Clay
include: Party Favors - Combine two of your favorite             Twist Candy Cane - Striping clay is a great technique that
things: parties and candy for great party favors; The            can be used to make many different projects. Start with
"Light" of the Party - Light up an outdoor party with            candy canes then incorporate stripes into seasonal projects;
lanterns that are fun and easy to make from paper; Airplane      Smiley Face - You'll want to make hundreds of smiley
Candy Holder - Fun foam and acrylic balls make this candy        faces for friends. They're quick and easy and just use beads;
holder a great favor, or party decoration; Birthday              Winter Candle Holders - Paint a great face on clay and
Greetings - Make your own personalized cards for your            glass containers to bring snow indoors; Editor's Feature - A
special friend. The card is actually a game too; Luminary -      great weathervane to see which way those winter winds are
Light up every party. All you need is paint, bags, punches       blowing; Hands-On Project - "S.O.C.K.S. Program" of
and candles; Editor's Feature - Pillow talk from                 Arizona is a mentoring program between adults and kids.
CraftWorks; Hands-On Project - "Buddy Ball" of Edison,           Grade Level: P,I 30 min. VHS 2002 / DVD 2007
NJ.
Grade Level: P,I 30 min. VHS 2002 / DVD 2007                     HANDS-ON CRAFTS FOR KIDS SERIES 5:
                                                                 CAMP HANDS ON (CC)
10. MAGIC POTIONS                                                 Camping can be so much fun, and so educational. What
These potions only seem like magic, they're actually very         children can learn when they go camping are skills they
easy. This program is about recipes, but not the ones you         take with them all of their lives. As in past series, kids
find in the kitchen. Projects include: Slimy - The mad            explore their creativity through crafts and also learn about
scientists have gotten together to make their version of          camping, nature and the great outdoors. Learning takes
slimy, gloppy something; Bath Salts - Part of potions is          place through curriculum-based creative projects, helping
scents. Create a special painted jar and the bath salts that      them express themselves and build self-esteem. A portion
go inside; The Art of Scent - Learn recipes for scents and        of proceeds is donated to non-profit projects.
then create three projects: Talcum, bath jelly and lip balm;      13 DVDs/VHS
Editor's Feature - Move outside for a different kind of
recipe: chalk from Family Fun; Hands-On Project - Fiber
Arts from 4-H.
Grade Level: P,I,A 30 min. VHS 2002 / DVD 2007
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1. CAMP SUPPLIES (CC)                                             that the Big Dipper? Your paper constellation finder will
It's time to get ready for your Camp Hands On adventure,          help you find out. And then make a great constellation
but first you need to collect a few supplies. Projects include:   game. Sun/Moon Windsock - This paper windsock is at
Water Bottle Holder - You can get thirsty hiking in the           home from day to night.
woods; always carry this foam water bottle holder. Safety         Grade Level: P,I 30 min. VHS 2005 / DVD 2007
Kit - A clear acrylic box holds first aid supplies. Safety
first! Torch - Flashlights are fun, but this torch from a         6. FUN AND GAMES (CC)
metal can will light up a nighttime hike - just be careful!       When the weather is rainy it's time to create your own fun
Sit Upon - Carry your own chair made from foil and paper.         with games you craft yourself. Projects include: Hopscotch
Camp Soap - One of the best and worst parts of camp is, no        - Use acrylic paint on vinyl flooring to make a 1 to 10
showers! But every once in a while you might want to              hopscotch game. Make Your Own Game Board - Attach a
clean up with your own hand-made soap.                            spinner and a path through the woods with cut outs; then
Grade Level: P,I 30 min. VHS 2005 / DVD 2007                      let the game begin! Bubble Wand - See how to turn an 18"
                                                                  wood dowel into a wand that makes giant bubbles.
2. MAKE NEW FRIENDS (CC)                                          Tabletop Bowling - Learn how to turn 20 styrofoam cones
Camp is a great time to form new friendships. To keep a           and a styrofoam ball into a tabletop bowling game. Travel
friend you need to be a friend. These projects will help you!     Game Bag - Here we make an attractive tote bag made out
Projects include: Friendship Tree - Introduce your friends        of foam sheets and some black plastic lacing.
to each other with this tree made from wire and wood              Grade Level: P,I 30 min. VHS 2005 / DVD 2007
shapes. Friendship Card - Don't lose touch with your
friends from home, or your new friends at camp with a             7. AROUND THE CAMPFIRE (CC)
paper die cut card. Best Friend's Frame - Twin pictures are       Tell stories, roast marshmallows and sing camp songs
found in a papier-mâché frame covered with foil and               around the Hands-On campfire. Projects include: Talking
stickers. Picture Pillow - Keep photos of your special            Stick - It's your turn to talk if you're holding the painted
friends and family right with you, in a picture pillow with       stick. Scary Puppet - What's a campfire without a good
vinyl pockets. Friendship Bracelets - Use beads and lacing        monster story? Make a puppet to help you tell your tale.
for colorful bracelets to wear and give. You'll want to make      Make Your Own Disguise - Things have a way of looking
a lot.                                                            scarier in the dark, even you when you paint your face.
Grade Level: P,I     30 min. VHS 2005 / DVD 2007                  Story Puppets - The characters from your stories come to
                                                                  life with die cut paper puppets in all shapes and sizes.
3. TAKE A HIKE INTO THE WOODS (CC)                                Marshmallow People - Make these non-edible s' more
Journey along the trail and see what you can find for your        people from pom-pom marshmallows.
crafts; just remember not to disturb any of the wildlife.         Grade Level: P,I 30 min. VHS 2005 / DVD 2007
Projects include: Eyes like a Hawk - Make a model of this
majestic bird using foam and Styrofoam. Bear Wind Chime           8. NATURE (CC)
- Hope you don't see any bears, unless it's a wind chime          From the backyard to the campground, there's a lot to see
bear made from clay pots and wood parts. Snake Mosaic             in the world of nature. Projects include: Candle Cover -
Shirt - This painted snake design will slither across you         Butterflies decorate this beautiful paper and glass cover for
shirt. Feather Pen - Use oil pastels to simulate the look and     a candle. Flower Plant Hanger - Save a 2-liter bottle to
texture of a bird's feather and turn it into a pen. Wild Bird     make a painted plant holder of your favorite flower.
Plant Stakes - Foam and sticks make these fun plant stakes        Squirrel and Nuts Pillow - This clever paper pillow is filled
showing all of the birds of the wild, including some just         with moss and grass from outside, but no acorns! Butterfly
from your imagination.                                            Mobile - Die cut paper makes a delicate mobile of the most
Grade Level: P,I 30 min. VHS 2005 / DVD 2007                      beautiful butterflies. Dimensional Flower Bag - Don't pick
                                                                  the flowers, make your own instead from paper and
4. TRACKING AND FOLKLORE (CC)                                     decorative scissors.
Shh! We're tracking some of the animals of the forest and         Grade Level: P,I 30 min. VHS 2005 / DVD 2007
looking for signs of the people and animals that lived here
many years ago. Projects include: Forest Totem - Egg              9. DOWN BY THE RIVER (CC)
carton and paint are the form for a Native American Totem.        Let's go wading along the edge of the water and see what
Animal Print Frame - Simulate animal fur using oil pastels        we find. Projects include: Metallic Snail - This metallic foil
on a paper frame. Moose Mobile - This tin can mobile              snail is a lot flashier than his real-life counterpart. Flip
would be at home in your cabin or on the back porch.              Flops - Keep your feet dry with a pair of flip-flops
Petroglyphs - Pictures from Native American civilizations         decorated with beads and foam. Frog Marionette - If only
can have many meanings, create your own message with              frogs could move like this painted, Styrofoam model. Twig
Styrofoam, paint and tissue. Forest Fossil - You can make         Box - Gather twigs to make a keepsake box to keep the
your own fossils using Styrofoam and oil pastels.                 treasures you find along the banks. Turtle - This acrylic
Grade Level: P,I 30 min. VHS 2005 / DVD 2007                      and foam turtle is a surprise keeper.
                                                                  Grade Level: P,I 30 min. VHS 2005 / DVD 2007
5. THE NIGHT SKY (CC)
The sky seems closer when you're far away from the city           10. BUGS (CC)
lights. Projects include: Constellations - Create models of       "Recommended. The common theme for the crafts is
constellations from foil. Stars Mobile - This mobile              insects, and includes items such as a firefly lantern, bugs
actually glows in the dark, with stars and metallic               made with wire and beads, a butterfly net, a foil and
embellishments. Rocket to ? - Take a trip to the sky in your      Styrofoam dragonfly, and paper ladybugs. An adult models
own rocket made from Styrofoam. Constellation Wheel - Is          each activity, and a supply list is posted onscreen. Useful
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for art classes, camping programs, and after-school              1. SCHOOL DAYS (CC)
programs." -School Library Journal                               Five quick "Hands On" projects, which you can use for
You can't miss our flying and crawling friends at camp.          school, include: Locker Notes - Don't miss a message!
Projects include: Firefly Lantern - Make your own firefly        When your friends stop by your locker they'll have the
lantern from a tin can and plastic canvas. Wired Bugs -          perfect place to leave a note. This notepad is also perfect
Keep your feet dry with a pair of flip-flops decorated with      for by the phone at home or on the door to your room.
beads and foam. Butterfly Net - You might even find a rare       Memo and Mirror - Keep track of assignments, dates, and
and beautiful butterfly with this net; just be sure to let him   classes with this cork memo board. Perfect for your locker,
go! Dragonfly - It's a good thing dragonflies aren't this big!   it's also a great addition to your room at home. It even has
Metallic foil and Styrofoam create this giant bug. Ladybug       a mirror! Peel N Stick Binder - Why have a plain looking
Pics - Peak behind the wings of this paper ladybug for a         binder when you can create a retro cover so easily with
surprise.                                                        adhesive backed fabric. Bookmark - Create a flexible
Grade Level: P,I 30 min. VHS 2005 / DVD 2007                     bookmark so you never lose your place. Star Locker Mirror
                                                                 - After a mad dash from gym class, you'll be able to check
11. CRAFT CABIN (CC)                                             out your hair in this great star locker mirror.
Every camp has a craft time. Here are some traditional and       Grade Level: P,I 30 min. VHS/DVD 2006
very new camp crafts. Projects include: Key Chains - You
have to learn how to use lacing at camp! Hamburger -             2. THINGS WITH WINGS (CC)
Everyone talks about camp food, but we did something             Five quick "Hands On" projects, based on the theme of
about it, with a fun Styrofoam and foam hamburger. ABC           "things that fly," include: Bluebird - This songbird is
Pins - Make a wire and bead initial pin for you and all of       perched at the window all year long. Bug Corkboard -
your friends. Visor - Design and create your own leather         Don't forget an event with a fun corkboard that has a
visor and matching bracelet in the craft cabin. World's Best     creepy theme. Paper Bag Puppets - The birds have moved
__________? - Here's your chance to let everyone know            indoors as crazy puppets. Butterfly - Iridescent wings make
about you. Make your own paper award: from "Best                 this butterfly special. Birdhouse - This is really for the
Camper" to "Best Joke Teller". Tell us about your hidden         birds! A decorated birdhouse made from stones you collect
talents.                                                         outside
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12. CAMP MEMORIES (CC)                                           3. MY ROOM - PROGRAM 1 (CC)
Don't forget a single minute of your camp experience, even       Five quick "Hands On" projects, to create for your room,
if it was only one night in a tent in your backyard. Projects    include: Flower Power - Bulletin Board - One simple
include: Postcards from Camp - Use stencils and stamps to        element like a retro flower can create a theme for your
make your own postcards. Camp Journal - Write your               whole room. Start with a bulletin board and then just
thoughts and reflections on the pages of your own                imagine all of the other possibilities. Initially Yours -
decorated journal. Keepsake Box - Store your treasures in a      Personalize your space with your initial. This great
unique wood box. Pop Up Page - The secret to a great card        technique can be adapted to many different looks. Twists
is a die cut pop up. Mini Memories - Big memories little         and Turns - Catch the breeze with a fanciful indoor
book; capture you thoughts before and after camp.                whirligig. Gem Jar - Who knows what you'll put in this
Grade Level: P,I 30 min. VHS 2005 / DVD 2007                     gemstone jar? Sport Mache - If you love sports, create a
                                                                 room theme with great hang-ups featuring your favorite
13. CAMP HANDS ON CABIN (CC)                                     sport.
This will be your home for the next few nights, decorate         Grade Level: P,I 30 min. VHS/DVD 2006
with personalized accessories. (They work in your room at
home too!) Projects include: Sleeping Bag Pillow - This          4. THE GREAT OUTDOORS (CC)
painted pillow is also a carry all for your clothes and your     Five quick "Hands On" projects, based on the theme of
sleeping bag. Door Hanger - Keep out! Or maybe, Come             "outdoor things," include: Snail - This snail is creeping
On In! What's the message on your foam door hanger?              along. He'd be a great room accent or maybe find a home
Camp Rug - The ground can get pretty cold without a              in a potted plant. Butterfly Mobile - 3 butterflies have
warm, painted rug by the side of your bed. Chenille              landed on this mobile for a porch, room or any place with a
Flowers - Pipe cleaners are a camp staple, but here's a new      breeze. Paper Bucket Flowers Flowers of all shapes and
design. Camp Job Chart - To keep things running smoothly,        colors are blooming on these easy flower accents. Painted
everyone needs to do their part. This chart will keep you        Pebbles Frame - Take a walk outside and find some
organize at home, camp or school.                                pebbles for a unique frame. Embossed Plant Markers -
Grade Level: P,I 30 min. VHS 2005 / DVD 2007                     Clay is the basis for embossed plant markers - you'll
                                                                 always know what's growing!
HANDS-ON CRAFTS FOR KIDS 8: 54321!                               Grade Level: P,I 30 min. VHS/DVD 2006
(CC) (NEW!)
This series includes 65 creative and easy projects, each      5. PAPER: CARDS, TAGS AND WRAPPING (CC)
with no more than 5 steps and no more than 5 main             Five quick "Hands On" projects, which you can make with
supplies so you can easily complete the designs in no time    paper, include: Thank You Cards - Create your own cards
flat, as easy as 54321! As in all the "Hands On Series,"      and say thanks in a personal way. Simple Gift Tags - To
your imagination can take flight as you express your own      and From have never been easier when you make a tag for
unique personality and style with each fun project.           the perfect gift. Pop Ups - Pop ups are fun on cards and
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                                                              Bags - The bag should be as unique as the gift and it will
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be with gift bags you make yourself. Wrapping Paper -              recitals, orchestra concerts: create the perfect page for
Wrapping gifts is a snap when you make your own stamp.             these events. Picture Holder - This is the most unique way
Grade Level: P,I 30 min. VHS/DVD 2005                              you've ever seen to display photos, papers and
                                                                   achievements. What makes it special is that you can change
6. PARTY FAVORS (CC)                                               the photos any time. Pet Frame - Don't forget your best
Five quick "Hands On" projects, which you can make for             friend - the animal kind - with a frame just for them.
your next party, include: Cup Markers - Keep track of your         Grade Level: P,I 30 min. VHS/DVD 2006
glass with personal cup markers. Candy Favors - To eat or
not to eat? That is the question with these great candy            11. LET IT SNOW (CC)
favors for your next party. Treat Bags - Your guests will          Five quick "Hands On" projects, which focus on the theme
love the bag as much as what's inside with fun treat bags.         of winter, include: Snowman Bookmark - Enjoy a good
Clay Favors - Working with clay is a party in itself. Instant      book on a cold winter's night and don't forget your
Pics - Record the moment just as it happens with an instant        snowman bookmark. Candy Ornaments - It's snowing, the
photo; then each guest can take the picture and this "Best         holidays can't be far away; these great candy ornaments
Friends" notebook home as a favor.                                 look good enough to eat. Snowflake Album - Remember
Grade Level: P,I 30 min. VHS/DVD 2006                              all of the great times you had this winter in your own
                                                                   album decorated with snowflakes - just like the real thing -
7. MAKE IT PERSONAL (FOR GIRLS) (CC)                               no two will be the same! Snow Globe - This skier is set for
Five quick "Hands On" projects, that girls will love to            the slopes - no matter what the season. Snowman Frame -
make and use, include: Beaded Treasures - All you need is          Create a snowy keepsake frame for a special memo.
mini cookie cutters and clay for great jewelry. Charm              Grade Level: P,I 30 min. VHS/DVD 2006
Bracelet - These beautiful charms only look like enamel.
They're really made from wood and paint. Sandals - Why             12. WILD AND WACKY PARTIES (CC)
leave your sandals plain when you can jazz them up with            Six quick "Hands On" projects, to help you prepare for two
wire and paint accents to reflect your personality! Gift Box       theme parties, "Animal" and "Aloha," include: Animal
Purse - Learn how to make one of today's hottest crazes -          Party Favor - shows you how to make your own tiger or
box purses for carrying or storing. My Journal - What              lion key chain; plus Animal Party Invitation, Animal Party
could be more personal than a journal you decorate                 Place Markers and an Animal Party Centerpiece - using a
yourself? 2006/CC Closed-Captioned PI 30 min.                      Mason jar to hold your animal cut-outs; then from the
                                                                   jungle to the islands with a luau themed party, which
8. JUST FOR ME (FOR BOYS) (CC)                                     feature Hula dancers on an Aloha Party Favor and an
Five quick "Hands On" projects, that boys will love to             Aloha Invitation.
make and use, include: Animal Key Chain or Back Pack               Grade Level: P,I 30 min. VHS/DVD 2006
Tag - Keep our paws off my back pack! With this key
chain or tag everyone will know it's yours! Award Frame -          13. HOLIDAY HANG UPS (CC)
It's just as fun to give awards as it is to get them - this easy   Five quick "Hands On" projects, which focus on the theme
idea shows a few ways to celebrate your achievements.              of various holidays, include: Foam Ghost - This foam
Sport Tag - This fun shoe tag identifies your sport bag,           ghost announces its time for Halloween. Wire Wreath -
suitcase, or backpack. Foam Mouse Pad - Who said a                 This miniature wire wreath is a great ornament, door
mouse pad has to be a mouse - how about a lizard pad?              hanger or package decoration. Reindeer Frame - Hang this
Wacky Animal Bank - I don't think you'll see any of these          reindeer frame with your perfect holiday picture. Patriotic
animals out in the wild - but they may be hiding your              Banner - Memorial Day, 4th of July, any day is a good day
savings in your room.                                              to show your patriotism! Turkey Door Hanger - From the
Grade Level: P,I 30 min. VHS/DVD 2006                              minute you step in the door this door hanger announces it's
                                                                   time for Thanksgiving.
9. MY ROOM - PROGRAM 2 (CC)                                        Grade Level: P,I 30 min. VHS/DVD 2006
Five more quick "Hands On" projects, to create for your
room, include: Beaded Candle Holder - Create a soft glow           I CAN MAKE STUFF SERIES
with a protected candle in it's own decorated glass cover.         A wonderful series of child-appealing art projects, each
Brick Bookends - Bricks have a whole new look as                   with step-by-step demonstrations and instructions, showing
bookends when they're painted with a unique design. Retro          that art can be functional, and what is functional can be art.
Lamp - Pop art is back with a retro lampshade from wood            Produced by TV Ontario.
shapes. Retro Room Divider - Why stop at a lamp? Create            10 DVDs/VHS
that retro look for room dividers or wall hangings with
paper or wood shapes. Cork Coaster Sport Board - Who               I CAN MAKE STUFF 1
said bulletin boards have to be square? Circles are the            "Highly Recommended. Sends a message that creativity is
inspiration for this sport memo board.                             fun and can lead to art projects that are both attractive and
Grade Level: P,I 30 min. VHS/DVD 2006                              functional." -School Library Journal
                                                                   Two energetic hosts reveal how to make five different art
10. SCRAPBOOK AND FRAMES (CC)                                      projects while encouraging creativity and individual style.
Five quick "Hands On" projects, to help you save great             The fun-to-do activities include: Paper Making; Plaster
memories, include: Simple Layout - A school picture is the         Mask; Secret Book Box; Papier-Mâché Picture Frame;
perfect place to start scrapbooking and this simple layout is      Lava Vase.
a great beginning. Party Album - Parties and pictures go           Grade Level: P,I,J 30 min. VHS 2000 / DVD 2006
together; this party album cover is a great way to store your
photos. All The World's a Stage - Choral concerts, dance
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I CAN MAKE STUFF 2                                            PHOTOGRAPHY SERIES
Two energetic hosts reveal how to make six different art      A series of programs produced to present the finest in
projects while encouraging creativity and individual style.   photography, from expert how-to workshops to
The fun-to-do activities include: Designer T-shirt; Blue      biographical profiles of the finest photographers in the
Jean Bag; Headboard; Burger Footstool; Bulletin Board;        world.
Laundry Bag.                                                  3 or 4 DVDs/VHS
Grade Level: P,I,J 30 min. VHS 2000 / DVD 2006
                                                              FASHION PHOTOGRAPHER: THE STUDIO
I CAN MAKE STUFF 3                                            John Forte has over 20 years experience working as a
Two energetic hosts reveal how to make five different art     commercial photographer with clients that include Revlon,
projects while encouraging creativity and individual style.   Avon and Hilton Hotels. In this program he shares his
The fun-to-do activities include: Celestial CD Holder;        "Success Secrets of Professional Photography," offering
Juggling Sticks; Mountains and Mudslides Board Game;          what one needs to know to either succeed as a professional
Alien Garbage Topper; Pom Pom Pets.                           fashion photographer or to pursue photography as a serious
Grade Level: P,I 30 min. VHS 2000 / DVD 2006                  hobby; also he takes viewers behind the scenes for an
                                                              educational look at the successful photographer's world,
I CAN MAKE STUFF 4                                            including exciting photo shoots with models from several
Two energetic hosts reveal how to make six different art      top agencies.
projects while encouraging creativity and individual style.   Grade Level: S,C,A 60 min. VHS 2002 / DVD 2006
The fun-to-do activities include: Memory Mobile; Monitor
Monster; Homemade Chalkboard; Funky Room Divider;             JON GRAY'S MASTERCLASS OF PHOTOGRAPHY
Birthday Countdown Calendar; Fake Fishbowl.                   (CC)
Grade Level: P,I 30 min. VHS 2000 / DVD 2006                  "Highly Recommended. Anyone familiar with photography
                                                              has heard of Jon Gray who is one of the world's leading
I CAN MAKE STUFF 5                                            photographers. This program provides a step-by-step
Two energetic hosts reveal how to make five different art     workshop beginning with the basics of photography and
projects while encouraging creativity and individual style.   continuing with more advanced techniques. Gray's
The fun-to-do activities include: Crazy Clay Dragon Phone;    approach is one of the best, and it is easy to see we are
Wipe Board; Designer Trophies; Sand Paper Iron-On             viewing the technique of a true master." -EMR Online
T-Shirts; Change Sorter.                                      Jon Gray, one of the world's leading photographers, and
Grade Level: P,I 30 min. VHS 2001 / DVD 2006                  author of a number of books and journals on photography,
                                                              offers four step-by-step workshops on how to master
I CAN MAKE STUFF 6                                            photography. His expert tips include how to deal with
Two energetic hosts reveal how to make four different art     creating atmosphere, dramatic composition, beauty and
projects while encouraging creativity and individual style.   product, shooting by candlelight, shooting in the mid-day
The fun-to-do activities include: Snazzy Stamp Set; Fridge    sun and setting up a studio for a shoot.
Magnets; Super Snacker People Feeder; Groom-on-the-Go         Grade Level: C,A 1/60 min. or 2 Parts VHS 2002 / DVD
Travel Kit.                                                   2004
Grade Level: P,I 22 min. VHS 2001 / DVD 2006
                                                              ARTHUR GRIFFIN: IN FOCUS - A CELEBRATION
I CAN MAKE STUFF 7                                            "This documentary offers viewers a sample of the wide
"Highly Recommended. The instructors encourage                variety of subject matter in Arthur Griffin's photographs
creativity by showcasing an array of designs for each         and is a commentary on his life and photographic career."
project. The pace is fast and breezy, and the narration and   -EMR Online
camera shots work together to insure good understanding."     A celebratory documentary on the legendary photographer
-School Library Journal                                       Arthur Griffin, even more significant because New
Two energetic hosts reveal how to make four different art     England's "Photographer Laureate" passed away just
projects while encouraging creativity and individual style.   months after the celebration of his 97th birthday. Featuring
The fun-to-do activities include: Party Patio Lanterns;       his good friend, author John Updike, this program brings
Homemade Yo-Yos; Tin Can Caddy; Party Poppers.                the wide range of work by this incredible artist into focus;
Grade Level: P,I 22 min. VHS 2001 / DVD 2006                  also we discover the Arthur Griffin Center for
                                                              Photographic Art, which houses the legacy of the
I CAN MAKE STUFF 8                                            photojournalist, a collection of over 75,000 items of his
Two energetic hosts reveal how to make five different art     trade and life.
projects while encouraging creativity and individual style.   Grade Level: J,S,C,A       30 min. VHS 2003 / DVD 2006
The fun-to-do activities include: Reversible Play Clay;
Black Light Posters; Giant Bubbles; Hoops and Hooks           SCRAPBOOK MEMORIES SERIES 1 (CC)
Game; Hometown Hat.                                           This how-to series is hosted by three leading scrapbook
Grade Level: P,I 30 min. VHS 2001 / DVD 2006                  experts, Michele Gerbrandt, Julie McGuffee and Beth
                                                              Madland, who bring their own unique perspective to the
I CAN MAKE STUFF 10                                           craft of creating memorable scrapbooks, making it a fun
Two energetic hosts reveal how to make four different art     learning experience for all ages and all different walks of
projects while encouraging creativity and individual style.   life. Each program offers the latest in techniques, fabulous
The fun-to-do activities include: Duct Tape Tool Belt;        tips, and special guests who lend their expertise, inspiring
Do-It-Yourself Soccer Net; Ice Cream; Xylophone.
Grade Level: P,I 22 min. VHS 2001 / DVD 2006
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viewers to enjoy a new world of scrapbooking creativity.       6.      JOURNALING;           DIE    CUT;       PAPER
13 DVDs/VHS                                                    WEAVE;BACKGROUNDS; PHOTO ADD-ON (CC)
                                                               Add your own unique story to scrapbooking pages with
1. 3D; BOXES; SCRAPBOOK CONVENTION;                            creative journaling ideas. Michele Gerbrandt, Julie
CRAFT NEWS; EYELETS (CC)                                       McGuffee and Beth Madland share their journaling ideas;
Michele Gerbrandt kicks off the show with a look at 3D         then Desiree Tanner offers fun die-cutting ideas; next
embellishments; next Andi Rothenberg takes us off the          Sandy Laipply presents an intriguing new weaving
page with wonderful boxes; then we travel to a scrapbook       technique with paper. Next Jennifer Obyrne shares a new
convention where experts Dave Gordon and Sandra Joseph         idea for backgrounds; then Kathryn Chambliss shows how
offer the latest in memory crafting news; then Beth shares a   to add journaling onto your photos
creative use for eyelets; and Desiree Tanner presents a fun    Grade Level: J,S,C,A 30 min. VHS 2004 / DVD 2007
new scrapbook technique.
Grade Level: J,S,C,A 30 min. VHS 2004 / DVD 2007               7. COLOR; RW & B; DIAMOND WEAVE;
                                                               COMMUNITY; MOOD (CC)
2.     ART     PAPER;       PHOTOS;        DIE       CUTS;     Color helps you capture the emotion of your scrapbook
PASTE/CHALK; FOLDING (CC)                                      memories. Here we discover the importance of color, not
Paulette Jarvey provides a look at fabulous artistic papers;   only for the layout of your scrapbooking page, but also in
then Kathryn Chambliss creates a timeless look, changing       the photos you use. Michele Gerbrandt and Julie McGuffee
color photos to a sepia tone for a "back in time" theme;       kick things off with red, white and blue ideas; then Andi
next Beth Madland visits with Nancy Hill in Chicago, IL,       Rothenberg shows a colorful diamond weave technique.
and discovers unique die cuts; then Julie McGuffee and         Next Sandra Joseph tells us all about the Memory
Lynelle Harlow use paste and chalk for a great technique;      Community; then Kathryn Chambliss show how to change
lastly, Michele Gerbrandt and Sandy Laipply wrap up the        the mood of your page by changing the color on your
show with an ingenious folding technique.                      photos.
Grade Level: J,S,C,A 30 min. VHS 2004 / DVD 2007               Grade Level: J,S,C,A 30 min. VHS 2004 / DVD 2007
                                                               8. USEFUL SCRAPS; TIME SAVERS; CONFETTI
3. PHOTO TIP; BLACK BOOK; BORDERS;                             BORDERS; HOBBY CAREER (CC)
WEDDINGS; SPECIALTY PAPER (CC)                                 Leftovers for your scrapbooking pages! Our hosts, Michele
Have you ever shared your scrapbook with others and            Gerbrandt, Julie McGuffee and Beth Madland, share
realized that you must have always been behind the camera?     intriguing and ingenious ways of using scraps of paper, and
Hosts, Michele Gerbrandt, Julie McGuffee and Beth              even extra photos, for unique designs. Barbara Kotsos
Madland, have all experienced that same thing and help         offers some time saving ideas using your computer; then
you discover ways of including yourself in the memories.       Sandy Laipply shows how to use intricate border punches
Then Michele shares her "little black book"; next Andi         and leftover confetti. Next Beth talks with Sandra Joseph
Rothenberg joins Julie to create borders in seconds with a     and Sue DeFranco about turning your scrapbook hobby
border punch. Sandra Joseph welcomes Julie to Memories         into a career.
Expo for a sneak peak at a wedding class; then Beth            Grade Level: J,S,C,A 30 min. VHS 2004 / DVD 2007
explores wonderful specialty papers.
Grade Level: J,S,C,A 30 min. VHS 2004 / DVD 2007               9. ORGANIZING;            TAGS; SCRAPBOOKERS;
                                                               WIRING; CHALKING (CC)
4. JEWELS & SEQUINS; STICKERS; EXPO;                           Michele Gerbrandt, Julie McGuffee and Beth Madland
WEAVING; WIRING (CC)                                           share some great ideas and helpful hints for keeping all
A treasure trove of dazzling jewels and sequins will add to    your scrapbook supplies organized. Next Beth welcomes
your memory crafting fun as you discover how to light up       Andi Rothenberg who presents a wonderful project using
your pages with positively brilliant results. Then Julie       vellum and grommets for tags. Sandra Joseph tells us about
McGuffee is joined by Kathryn Chambliss who                    the community of scrap bookers across the country; next
embellishes her pages with fabulous stickers. Sandra           we learn about a fun page using wire; then Lynell Harlow
Joseph updates us with ideas from the Memories Expo;           shows us a clever chalking technique.
then Beth Madland and Julie weave a scrapbook page; next       Grade Level: J,S,C,A 30 min. VHS 2004 / DVD 2007
Sandy Laipply visits with Michele Gerbrandt for some
holiday decorating with wire.                                  10. ADHESIVES; LUMP; PICTURE BORDER;
Grade Level: J,S,C,A 30 min. VHS 2004 / DVD 2007               LAMIN.ATE; BACKGROUND (CC)
                                                               Scrapbooking doesn't have to leave you with a sticky
5. STYLE; DIGITAL CAMERA; CROP PHOTOS;                         situation, when you learn of the many different adhesives
CHALKING; CROPPING PARTY (CC)                                  and how to use them. Next Paulette Jarvey offers a "lumpy
Do you know your scrapbooking style? Michele Gerbrandt         page" project; then Kathryn Chambliss shares a page with
presents a simple test to discover yours and gets things       borders right on the picture. Beth Madland and Julie
started with quick and easy ideas. Barb Kotsos takes           McGuffee use a laminating and adhesive machine that
viewers into the digital camera age; then Beth Madland         keeps them out of a sticky situation; then Michele
joins Sandra Joseph and Dave Gordon for a photo cropping       Gerbrandt and Sandy Laipply create backgrounds with a
party. Next Julie McGuffee has a great project idea for        brayer and inkpad.
chalk; then Andi Rothenberg checks in with the winners of      Grade Level: J,S,C,A 30 min. VHS 2004 / DVD 2007
the cropping party contest.
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11.      MEMORIES;           CAMOUFLAGE;           BRADS;       returns with a clever use of "thought bubbles" to add
SCRAPBOOK SHOW; CLOUDS (CC)                                     captions and fun sayings. Next Desiree Tanner shares a
Michele Gerbrandt, Julie McGuffee and Beth Madland              project using "bradlets"; Kathryn Chambers works on fun
share new ideas for memory crafting fun. Sandy Laipply          captions and photo enlargements; then Julie stops in to visit
returns with a camouflage page perfect for military pictures;   Sandra Joseph at the Memories Expo.
then get your hammer ready because Beth and Julie have a        Grade Level: I,J,S,C,A 30 min. VHS 2004 / DVD 2007
project using brads, one of the hottest trends today. Dave
Gordon of Memories Expo interviews Rebecca Hensley for
a retailer's view of a scrapbook show; then Jennifer Obyrne     3. 8-1/2" X 11" TO 12" X 12" (CC)
presents a chalking technique for creating a cloud              Michele Gerbrandt, Julie McGuffee and Beth Madland
background.                                                     spotlight techniques that will make your memory crafting
Grade Level: J,S,C,A 30 min. VHS 2004 / DVD 2007                unique. Michele brings a wonderful tag art project to share;
                                                                then Barbara Kotsos has some great computer tips to easily
12. SCRAPBOOK CHOICES; EMBELLISHING;                            emphasize your photos by changing their size. Next Julie
TEMPLATES; FOIL; FABRIC (CC)                                    creates a glorious floral display, using wire as an
Michele Gerbrandt, Julie McGuffee and Beth Madland              embellishment; then Beth joins Sandra Joseph at the
explore the many kinds of albums for all your                   Memories Expo for more "Scrapbooking News." Julie and
scrapbooking pages and how to use them. Ellie Joos shares       Michele discover a colorful paper-piecing project; then
a new embellishment for your pages; then Michael Munroe         Beth presents a technique for creating fun shapes to add to
shows us a new template. Next you learn how to jazz up          your scrapbook pages, cards and more.
your pages with foil; then Andi Rothenberg finds creative       Grade Level: I,J,S,C,A 30 min. VHS 2004 / DVD 2007
uses for fabric.
Grade Level: J,S,C,A 30 min. VHS 2004 / DVD 2007                4. COLOR (CC)
                                                                Julie McGuffee welcomes Kathryn Chambers who presents
13. FLOWERS; PICTURES; CHALK; BRADS;                            a technique that will colorize your favorite photos into
PAPERS; RESTORE PHOTOS (CC)                                     "shades of summer." Next Barbara Kotsos shows how to
Michele Gerbrandt, Julie McGuffee and Beth Madland              give your pages a 3-D look with creative computer
show you many ways to incorporate flowers on to the             scanning techniques. Beth Madland makes colorful autumn
pages of your album. Michele shares a great new idea for        leaves with a shape cutter; then Julie adds paint in radiant
those leftover school pictures; then Sandy Laipply returns      jewel colors to a scrapbook page. Sandra Joseph shares
with a new way to use chalk. Pam Hammons joins us from          "Scrapbooking News" from the Memories Expo, and
the Chicago Scrapbooking show with an inventive new use         Michele Gerbrandt visits Patti Swoboda who has valuable
of brads. Eric Ludwig shares the process of making all          tips on protecting your pages.
those beautiful specialty papers; then Kathryn Chambliss        Grade Level: I,J,S,C,A 30 min. VHS 2004 / DVD 2007
helps us restore old photos to preserve our family's history.
Grade Level: J,S,C,A 30 min. VHS 2004 / DVD 2007                5. CUT UPS (CC)
                                                                Michele Gerbrandt and Julie McGuffee start this show with
SCRAPBOOK MEMORIES SERIES 2 (CC)                                a "must see and do project"; then Barbara Kotsos
Scrapbook experts, Michele Gerbrandt, Julie McGuffee            demonstrates cropping with the computer before you print.
and Beth Madland, inspire viewers in this second how-to         Julie adds a creative touch to her scrapbook pages with
series to collect and preserve valuable photos, teaching        decorative edge scissors; then she has an embellishment
how to preserve treasured memories in creative ways. Each       technique, using hand-made clay tiles for an adorable
program explores the latest techniques and trends to help       finished look. Guest expert Paulette Jarvey presents a new
you with your scrapbook projects.                               cut-out project, and Beth Madland earns the latest
13 DVDs/VHS                                                     "Scrapbooking News" at the Memories Expo with Sandra
                                                                Joseph.
1. SIMPLICITY (CC)                                              Grade Level: I,J,S,C,A 30 min. VHS 2004 / DVD 2007
This first program features the simplicity of scrapbooking
as hosts, Michele Gerbrandt, Julie McGuffee and Beth            6. SEWING (CC)
Madland, present some fresh new ideas for scrapbooking          Julie McGuffee and Beth Madland put needle and thread,
fun. They visit with Sandra Joseph at the Memories Expo;        not to mention ribbon, to creative use on two fabulous
then Julie and Michele look at mini albums. Guest expert        scrapbook pages. Here you learn how to stitch on paper,
Barbara Kotsos offers a helpful computer tip on choosing        and embellish with ribbon and embroidery floss. Barbara
the right paper, and Lori Pieper shares a beautiful floral      Kotsos returns with a great tip using a scanner and "photo
selection of scrapbooking papers. Beth works on an              stitching." Julie and Sandra Joseph meet Debbie Mumm at
adorable baby page, and a simple use for eyelets, while         the Memories Expo for the latest in "Scrapbooking News";
Julie uses chalk to enhance a border design on her              then Beth presents a beautiful wedding project using
scrapbook page.                                                 specialty paper, ribbon and tassels.
Grade Level: I,J,S,C,A 30 min. VHS 2004 / DVD 2007              Grade Level: I,J,S,C,A 30 min. VHS 2004 / DVD 2007

2. HUMOR (CC)                                                 7. CAMERA (CC)
Hosts, Michele Gerbrandt, Julie McGuffee and Beth             Hosts, Michele Gerbrandt, Julie McGuffee and Beth
Madland, share creative ways to bring humor to your           Madland, highlight the importance of your photos with
scrapbooking pages. Julie uses wire to add a whimsical        helpful hints and techniques. Barbara Kotsos shows you
flare to her pages, while guest expert Barbara Kotsos         what to do with your digital pictures, and Kathryn
                                                              Chambers shares the latest in photo kiosk techniques. Next
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Michele presents a stamping project; then Julie and Beth        technique from Paulette Jarvey; then Julie and Beth show
show how to enhance your photos with ingenious                  off a fun and colorful alphabet page.
techniques and valuable tools. Lastly, Beth and Sandra          Grade Level: I,J,S,C,A 30 min. VHS 2004 / DVD 2007
Joseph discuss "Scrapbooking News" from the Memories
Expo.                                                           13. TRENDS (CC)
Grade Level: I,J,S,C,A 30 min. VHS 2004 / DVD 2007              You can be a scrapbooking trendsetter with the latest in
                                                                creative tips, tools, and techniques that our hosts and guests
                                                                have to share. Kathryn Chambers combines a color photo
8. FURRY FRIENDS (CC)                                           with the black-and-white version of the same photo for
Michele Gerbrandt, Julie McGuffee and Beth Madland              incredible results using a photo kiosk. Barbara Kotsos will
kick off this show with a look at their pet projects, as well   amaze you with a panoramic print made from three photos,
as tips for improving your picture taking. Barbara Kotsos       and Julie McGuffee shares an adorable scrapbook page
offers valuable tips for eliminating red eye, color             using numerous embellishing tools. Sandy Laipply
enlargements, and adjusting the lightness and darkness of       captures wedding day memories using the latest in binding
your photos. Julie shares a tropical scrapbooking page that     tools; then Julie and Michele Gerbrandt have fun creating
utilizes texture plates. Lori Pieper presents a cute            photo magnets.
storybook album, while Patti Swoboda shows us easy              Grade Level: I,J,S,C,A 30 min. VHS 2004 / DVD 2007
pop-up pages. Beth and Sandra Joseph share
"Scrapbooking News" at the Memories Expo; then Beth
                                                                SCRAPBOOK MEMORIES SERIES 3 (CC)
and Desiree Tanner present project ideas using die cuts on
                                                                Scrapbook experts, Michele Gerbrandt, Julie McGuffee
the fold.
                                                                and Beth Madland, bring their own unique perspective to
Grade Level: I,J,S,C,A 30 min. VHS 2004 / DVD 2007
                                                                this third series and prove scrapbooking is for all ages and
9. TRAVEL (CC)                                                  all different walks of life. As in past series, each program
Guest expert Barbara Kotsos shares journaling ideas that        explores the latest techniques and trends to help you with
go beyond the basics, and Kathryn Chambers demonstrates         your scrapbook projects.
how to restore the color of a scenic picture. Julie McGuffee    13 DVDs/VHS
shares "Scrapbooking News" at the Memories Expo. Sandy
Laipply shows us how to create a mini album, which              1. CUTTING; ORGANIZING; QUICK CARDS
includes an ingenious new binding tool; then Beth               EMBELLISHING (CC)
Madland shares a colorful page utilizing decorative edge        Our hosts, Michele Gerbrandt, Julie McGuffee and Beth
scissors and fun hand punches.                                  Madland, welcome you to a new series with a look at the
Grade Level: I,J,S,C,A 30 min. VHS 2004 / DVD 2007              latest trends in scrapbooking, and memory crafting.
                                                                Michele shares a single layer cutting technique; then Barb
10. TEMPLATES (CC)                                              Kotsos stops by with a tip on organizing and keeping track
Hosts, Michele Gerbrandt, Julie McGuffee and Beth               of your digital photos. Next discover dry embossing on a
Madland, have ideas to share, including folding fun with        beautiful Thank You card; also get answer regarding
Julie. Learn to scan one-of-a-kind backgrounds with             different embellishments.
Barbara Kotsos. You'll be thrilled to learn about creating      Grade Level: I,J,S,C,A 30 min. VHS 2005 / DVD 2007
reprints and enlargements of your prized pictures when
Kathryn Chambers stops in to share picture kiosk tips. Beth     2. LETTERING; PAPER PIERCING; ALTERED
and Michele jazz up a photo with copper and a beautiful         BOOKS; EYELETS (CC)
stencil, and Julie creates a gorgeous border using a new        Back to the basics as hosts, Michele Gerbrandt, Julie
tool for creating embossed shapes.                              McGuffee and Beth Madland, show various types of
Grade Level: I,J,S,C,A 30 min. VHS 2004 / DVD 2007              lettering that bring a creative touch to your journaling.
11. HOST CHALLENGE (CC)                                         Michele and Julie share in the revival of an old technique -
Hosts, Michele Gerbrandt, Julie McGuffee and Beth               paper piercing; then Barb Kotsos introduces script pattern
Madland, introduce the "Host Challenge" that puts their         pages. Julie and Beth introduce a new art form that is
creativity to the test. You'll want to mark your calendar for   sweeping the market - altered books, and a shape cutting
a project Michele has to share and Barbara Kotsos shows         tool that will add to the fun in making them. Next, using
how to create a scrapbook page completely by computer.          eyelets on scrapbook pages.
Beth uses mini punches for an adorable card project and         Grade Level: I,J,S,C,A 30 min. VHS 2005 / DVD 2007
Julie is on "cloud nine" with her fun pop-up page. Also we
join in the fun and excitement at one of the classes put on     3. SEWING; QUILLING; LOUVERS & BARGELLO;
at the Memories Expo.                                           COLLAGE; VELLUM (CC)
Grade Level: I,J,S,C,A 30 min. VHS 2004 / DVD 2007              Hosts, Michele Gerbrandt, Julie McGuffee and Beth
                                                                Madland, share some novel new techniques from different
12. ACCOMPLISHMENTS (CC)                                        crafts that can be incorporated into your scrapbook pages,
Celebrate life's accomplishments on the pages of your           as well as renewing older techniques. Beth shows how to
scrapbook. From baby's first birthday, to building your first   sew on your pages using a sewing machine. Next, explore a
home, our hosts, Michele Gerbrandt, Julie McGuffee and          paper craft that's perfect for scrapbooking - quilling.
Beth Madland, share creative scrapbooking pages. Barbara        Michele and Julie discover how louvers and bargello fit
Kotsos shows how to add artistic headlines to your              into scrapbooking; Paulette Jarvey introduce artsy collage;
scrapbook pages using basic computer software. Sandra           then Beth answers a question about using vellum and ways
Joseph of Memories Expo discusses the latest consumer           to attach it to scrapbook pages.
scrapbooking trends. Next we discover a fabulous folding        Grade Level: I,J,S,C,A 30 min. VHS 2005 / DVD 2007
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4. MIN.I IDEAS; REPRODUCING PAGES;                                10. BABY PAGES; COMPUTER TIP; STICKERS;
ATTACHING BRADS (CC)                                              TEXTURE PLATES (CC)
Big things do come in small packages as hosts, Michele            Michele Gerbrandt, Julie McGuffee and Beth Madland
Gerbrandt, Julie McGuffee and Beth Madland, share a               create baby pages for a friend, using the same pictures with
variety of topics from a miniature tool for embossing, a          three totally different looks and designs to their pages.
mini shape cutter, and a mini album for a special person          Barb Kotsos shares another great tip for scrapbook ideas
with guest, Sandy Laipply. Next Barb Kotsos shows how             using the computer; then Michele mixes it up with stickers,
to reproduce 12x12 pages, when all you have is a letter size      and a really creative concept. Next Beth uses texture plates
scanner; then Julie shares a great tip for attaching brads        for a heart-warming project.
with wire..                                                       Grade Level: I,J,S,C,A 30 min. VHS 2005 / DVD 2007
Grade Level: I,J,S,C,A 30 min. VHS 2005 / DVD 2007
                                                                  11.     BORDERS;        TAGS       &      BOOKMARKS;
5. UTILIZING SPACE; FRAMES; EMBELLISHING;                         PROTECTION; RUBBER STAMPS (CC)
STICKERS (CC)                                                     In this program viewers discover the importance of borders
It's all about quantity and quality as hosts, Michele             as Michele Gerbrandt shares bordering techniques that help
Gerbrandt, Julie McGuffee and Beth Madland, share                 set the mood for your scrapbook pages. Julie McGuffee
ingenious ideas for getting more pictures on a page. Sandra       and Beth Madland present some creative tags and
Kay shares frames that can be easily changed or altered to        bookmarks made with scraps of paper, along with a new
give a whole new look to your photos, and are a great             technique to try. Beth answers a question about protecting
gift-giving idea! Next, Michele has some very clever              pages; then Julie enhances her rubber stamping.
embellishment ideas to share, while Beth answers a                Grade Level: I,J,S,C,A 30 min. VHS 2005 / DVD 2007
common question about using stickers.
Grade Level: I,J,S,C,A 30 min. VHS 2005 / DVD 2007                12.    TRADING        PAGES;       VELLUM;        PAPER
                                                                  WEAVING; TRADING 2; DECOS (CC)
6.     JOURNALING;          ORGANIZING          TOOLS;            Our hosts, Michele Gerbrandt, Julie McGuffee and Beth
TEARING PAPER; CHALK (CC)                                         Madland, explore a popular theme as they unveil their
Julie McGuffee has a special gift for girlfriends, using          creativity with "Trading Pages"; then we learn a few new
wonderful journaling techniques. Beth Madland has her             techniques using vellum. Patti Behan and Jackie
eye on a great gift for scrapbooking enthusiasts -                McLaughlin discuss paper weaving; then Julie and Sandy
organizing tools! Michele Gerbrand answers questions              Laipply share a twist on trading pages, and a wonderful
regarding tearing paper; then adds a creative touch with          album viewers can make from cover to cover. Lastly, we
chalk.                                                            look at decos, an old concept that's making a comeback
Grade Level: I,J,S,C,A 30 min. VHS 2005 / DVD 2007                with a new look.
7. CHANGING PAGES; HERITAGE PAGES;                                Grade Level: I,J,S,C,A 30 min. VHS 2005 / DVD 2007
ADDING PIZZAZZ (CC)
Our hosts, Michele Gerbrandt, Julie McGuffee and Beth             13. TIME-SAVING TIPS; CARDS & ENVELOPES;
Madland, explore the concept of "what if" and scrapbook           FLORAL DISPLAY (CC)
pages completed earlier. Personal styles can change over          You'll find time-saving tips and techniques as hosts,
time, which can be reflected in your pages; so here we look       Michele Gerbrandt, Julie McGuffee and Beth Madland,
at our pages then and now. Next we learn about heritage           share ideas for making time in your busy schedule for
pages; then Paulette Jarvey presents some colorful papers         scrapbooking. Julie shares time-saving tips, using
to add pizzazz to your scrapbook pages.                           decorative edge scissors and paper punches for cards and
Grade Level: I,J,S,C,A 30 min. VHS 2005 / DVD 2007                envelopes. Barb Kotsos presents a spectacular floral
                                                                  display you can make right from your computer.
8. STICKERS; FRAMES; QS & AS ABOUT                                Grade Level: I,J,S,C,A 30 min. VHS 2005 / DVD 2007
STICKERS (CC)
We'll have you stuck on stickers as we share creative             SCRAPB OOK MEMORIES SERIES 4 (CC)
scrapbook pages in this program then Sandra Kay looks at          Scrapbook experts, Michele Gerbrandt, Julie McGuffee
a variety of frames that are easy to create. Barb Kotsos          and Beth Madland, bring their own unique perspective to
offer a tip for an amazing new way to restore color to old        this fourth series and prove scrapbooking is for all ages and
photos. Beth answers questions about stickers, and shares         all different walks of life. As in past series, each program
valuable tips for using them; then Michele has a tip to           explores the latest techniques and trends to help you with
illuminate your pages with stickers                               your scrapbook projects.
Grade Level: I,J,S,C,A 30 min. VHS 2005 / DVD 2007                13 DVDs/VHS

9.     SHAKERS;         THEME         PAGES;       PHOTOS;          1. INTERACTIVE SCRAPBOOK PAGES (CC)
DISPLAYING PHOTOS (CC)                                              Hosts, Michele Gerbrandt, Julie McGuffee and Beth
It's time for a little "shake, rattle, and roll" as our hosts,      Madland, share interactive scrapbook pages. Michele has
Michele Gerbrandt, Julie McGuffee and Beth Madland,                 creative journaling tips and guest Lynelle Harlow shares
inspire you to shake things up with "shakers"! It's a fun           fabulous stencil designs. Barb Kotsos offers a computer tip
way to add dimension and sound to your pages. Beth and              for using Word text boxes as titles for pages; then discover
Michele explore theme pages with a look at adorable baby            a creative page using hot shape tools. Lori Pieper shares
pages; then Julie answers a common question regarding               beautiful coordinated papers for a special look to pages and
photos. Next, you'll discover two fun ways to display your          Michele wraps with a look at unique ways to adorn photo
photos..                                                            mats.
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                                                                with a little red, white and blue. Michael Assile stops by
2. IMAGINATIVE TRADING CARDS (CC)                               with valuable tips for using glue, followed by a "tag"
Discover the fun of trading cards as our hosts compare          challenge as our hosts create their own very unique tags.
ideas for some truly imaginative cards. First up, Michele       Grade Level: J,S,C,A 30 min. VHS 2005 / DVD 2007
Gerbrandt has a tip for making an album cover from your
pages. Marilyn Osskamp visits with a fabulous Iris paper        7. CREATIVE USES FOR A "SUN" PUNCH (CC)
folding technique. Julie McGuffee shares a valuable tip for     Here comes the sun! We kick off this show with a
using a paper trimmer and Barb Kotsos returns to show you       challenge as each host shows creative uses for a "sun"
how to add photos as a design element to your pages.            punch. Michele Gerbrandt shows how to color your
Create a beautiful card using a tool created just for card      scrapbook with punch art, and then Lyn Krucke stops by
making and then join in for a discussion on scrapbooks vs.      with an adorable pretty in pink dress-up page. Barb Kotsos
photo albums vs. diaries.                                       returns with tips on getting the best use out of your inkjet
Grade Level: J,S,C,A 30 min. VHS 2005 / DVD 2007                photo printer. We'll celebrate a 3rd birthday with a stencil
3. THE LATEST IN STAMPING TECHNIQUES (CC)                       and embossing tool and Julie McGuffee shows how to add
Here's a show that will surely garner your "stamp" of           sentimental items to your albums.
approval. Our hosts, Michele Gerbrandt, Julie McGuffee          Grade Level: J,S,C,A 30 min. VHS 2005 / DVD 2007
and Beth Madland, share the latest in stamping techniques,
from watermark stamping to heat emboss stamping, then           8. THEME ALBUMS FOR SPECIAL EVENTS (CC)
Michele shares a lovely and romantic scrapbook page.            Discover how to turn the special events of your life into
You'll feel like you're in Vermont as Beth and guest Lyn        theme albums as our hosts, Michele Gerbrandt, Julie
Krucke share a page with great ideas for blending ink           McGuffee and Beth Madland, share some wonderful
colors on mosaic squares. Barb Kotsos has a tip using a         examples. Michele and Beth will help you add balance to
computer function called Word Art with photos for creative      your page designs and Paulette Jarvey explores Altered art.
titles. Laurie Smith has hints for beginners and Julie and      Barb Kotsos returns with tips on choosing the right printer
Beth present a page every bride would love to have. Lastly,     paper. Julie has a creative new border design to share and
Beth has a clever new embellishment.                            then Michael Assile returns with tips for paper glue. Beth
Grade Level: J,S,C,A 30 min. VHS 2005 / DVD 2007                wraps up the show with a look at creative album covers.
                                                                Grade Level: J,S,C,A 30 min. VHS 2005 / DVD 2007
4. TRENDY SCRAPBOOK ADD-ONS (CC)
We've got embellishments galore as our hosts, Michele           9. PAPER AND CLAY SCULPTING AND STRING
Gerbrandt, Julie McGuffee and Beth Madland, share some          ART IDEAS (CC)
of the trendiest add-ons to your pages. It's a day at the       Paper sculpting can add interesting and artful dimension to
"beach" as guest Lyn Krucke brings new dimension to a           your pages as our host share ideas using clay, and paper
fun page using oven-bake clay, and then Marinda Stewart         making ideas. Lori Pieper returns with coordinated looks
shares a fabulous technique utilizing metallic threads. Julie   for pages; then Beth Madland is joined by guest Mary Lyn
takes the "puzzle" out of designing unique scrapbook pages      Osskamp with a beautiful project utilizing string art. Barb
while Barb Kotsos shows how to create the illusion of           Kotsos has hot tips for free downloads. Julie McGuffee
dimension while eliminating bulk from your album. Julie         shares projects that include quilling and hot stamping
explores fun die cuts and Michele has some great ideas for      techniques. Beth closes out this show with a quick idea for
creative photo corners.                                         fast and fun page layouts.
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5. SCRAPBOOKING AND GEOMETRIC SHAPES                            10. INCLUDING DIE-CUTS AND CREATIVE
(CC)                                                            STICKERS (CC)
Scrapbooking and geometric shapes - especially squares,         Journaling takes on a whole new look when you include
come together in perfect unison as our hosts share              die-cuts and stickers to express your thoughts. Michele
ingenious designs ideas. Michele Gerbrandt and Julie            Gerbrandt has some creative sticker ideas to share and then
McGuffee discuss cutting edge photo cropping techniques,        Beth Madland and Julie McGuffee have a sticker collage
then discover a beautiful quilted effect using angles. Beth     page. Barb Kotsos will demonstrate how to rescue and
Madland continues our look at geometrics with a fun             restore old photo albums. Sandy Laipply joins Julie for a
scrap/cube and Barb Kotsos demonstrates how to use your         "Thinking of You" and then Michele has a fun lettering
scanner to create your own portable embellishments library.     technique-using stencils.
Julie wraps up the show with a look at creative uses for all    Grade Level: J,S,C,A 30 min. VHS 2005 / DVD 2007
those leftover scrapbooking supplies.
Grade Level: J,S,C,A 30 min. VHS 2005 / DVD 2007                11. THE BUSINESS OF SCRAPBOOKING (CC)
                                                                Get down to business, the business of scrapbooking that is
6. TRANSPORTING YOUR SCRAPBOOK SUPPLIES                         as our hosts explore opportunities from retreats, to pages
(CC)                                                            for hire. Beth Madland shares a fun project using die-cuts,
Are your ready to crop? Our hosts, Michele Gerbrandt,           and then Marinda Stewart stops in for a look at a page that
Julie McGuffee and Beth Madland, share with you some            utilizes fibers and gem stones. Barb Kotsos advises making
fabulous items that will make transporting your supplies a      test prints before printing the real thing. Julie McGuffee
cinch. From a crop caddy, to back packs and more you'll         welcomes Mary Lyn Osskamp with a gorgeous
discover helpful ways to store and transport your supplies.     paper-piercing project, and then Beth has a wood burner
Create a colorful collage with Michele and then stay tuned      tool you'll love using.
as Barb Kotsos shows you how to get and use great fonts         Grade Level: J,S,C,A 30 min. VHS 2005 / DVD 2007
from the Internet. Julie gives a patriotic look to her project
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12. UPDATING AND REMEMBERING EVENTS (CC)                       4. NEW BABY SCRAPBOOKING (CC)
Michele Gerbrandt, Julie McGuffee and Beth Madland             We've got another photo challenge to kick off this show.
make it personal as they share their ideas for updating, and   Michele Gerbrandt and Julie McGuffee present Beth
remembering events to include on their scrapbook pages.        Madland with pages they created of her new baby! Michele
Julie will help you mark milestones with a fun project.        mixes it up with creative alphabets for unique page design
Michele and Beth are up next for a look at instant photos      elements while Beth and Julie open a "window" on your
and instant albums, and then Beth shows us a technique for     scrapbook pages with a unique shape-cutting tool.
using ink to create vintage looks. Plus, you'll love the       Computer expert Barb Kotsos shares tips on digital photos
instant ink jet mosaic project that Barb Kotsos has for you.   and Wendy Hudnall returns with page embellishments that
Grade Level: J,S,C,A 30 min. VHS 2005 / DVD 2007               are simply adorable.
                                                               Grade Level: I,J,S,C,A 30 min. VHS/DVD 2006
13. ADDING TEXTURE TO SCRAPBOOK PAGES
(CC)                                                           5. PAINT AND FABRIC DESIGN TECHNIQUES
From paper crimping to cool new textured background            (CC)
papers and tools, you'll be thrilled to find new ways of       Paint is the newest embellishment for scrapbook pages.
adding texture to your pages. Michele Gerbrand welcomes        We've got a color palette of fabulous techniques to begin
back Lyn Krucke with a colorful "spring time" scrapbook        this show from painting, to covering your albums with
page that highlights texture without bulk, and then Paulette   adhesive backed coordinated fabric designs. Michele
Jarvey adds a sophisticated look to beautiful pages. Barb      Gerbrandt takes a look at designing pages just for girls and
Kotsos discusses printing on both sides of your paper and      then Karen Neuberger stops in for another fun
its fun to add texture to your card making projects as Julie   scrapbooking project. Barb Kotsos has wonderful tips for
McGuffee shares some unique ideas. Michele Gerbrandt           printing on vellum. Beth wraps up the show with an
wraps up the show with vintage lettering techniques.           amazing technique for transferring photos using packing
Grade Level: P,I,J,S,C,A 30 min. VHS 2005 / DVD 2007           tape.
                                                               Grade Level: I,J,S,C,A 30 min. VHS/DVD 2006
SCRAPBOOK MEMORIES SERIES 5 (CC)
Scrapbook experts, Michele Gerbrandt, Julie McGuffee           6. BACK TO SCRAPBOOKING BASICS (CC)
and Beth Madland, bring their own unique perspective to        We'll take you back to the basics with a little scrapbooking
this fifth series and prove scrapbooking is for all ages and   101 as our hosts, Michele Gerbrandt, Julie McGuffee and
all different walks of life. As in past series, each program   Beth Madland, share tips for borders, eyelets, document
explores the latest techniques and trends to help you with     preservation and much more. Michele and Beth have some
your scrapbook projects.                                       quick and easy scrapbook pages to share using 5 products
13 DVDs/VHS                                                    or less. You'll discover unique ways to add texture and
1. CREATING THE ALTERED BOOK LOOK (CC)                         dimension to your pages as well as tips for coordinating
Michele Gerbrandt, Julie McGuffee and Beth Madland             color schemes. Barb Kotsos shares quick computer photo
open this new series with a fun and creative look at the art   cropping techniques.
of altered books and transferring that same look to your       Grade Level: J,S,C,A 30 min. VHS/DVD 2005
scrapbook pages. Michele tells us where to find inspiration
for our page designs. Barb Kotsos stops by to talk about       7. ADDING METAL EMBELLISHMENTS AND
how to store your photo paper, and them Julie welcomes         MORE (CC)
Wendy Hudnall with page embellishments that will remind        Michele Gerbrandt, Julie McGuffee and Beth Madland
you of "home sweet home."                                      discuss a weighty issue - adding metal embellishments to
Grade Level: J,S,C,A 30 min. VHS/DVD 2006                      your pages, how to attach them and artistic uses for them.
                                                               Lyn Krucke stops by with a creative use for adding colorful
2. TRANSPARENCIES AND PARCHIMORE (CC)                          clay embellishments to your pages. Barb Kotsos
It's all so clear when you discover the creative use of        demonstrates a quick way to share photos without creating
transparencies for your scrapbook pages - the new vellum!      layouts on your computer and then Michele takes a look at
Julie McGuffee and Beth Madland have fun with a hot new        die cut borders and hot new decorative metal clips.
technique called "Parchimore" and Natasha Hixson shares        Grade Level: J,S,C,A 30 min. VHS/DVD 2006
the latest in embellishing with die cuts. Barb Kotsos will
explain the how and why of contact sheets while Michele        8. FABULOUS BACKGROUND TECHNIQUES (CC)
wraps up the show with mini frames in all shapes and sizes     Start each page of your scrapbook with fabulous
to achieve interesting page layouts.                           background techniques from watermark stamping, and faux
Grade Level: P,I,J,S,C,A 30 min. VHS/DVD 2006                  finishes, to computer-generated backgrounds. Michele
                                                               Gerbrandt shares creative new card making techniques, and
3. USING FABRIC AND SEWING NOTIONS (CC)                        then Barb Kotsos shares valuable computer tips for using
Join our hosts, Michele Gerbrandt, Julie McGuffee and          wide format printers. Julie McGuffee wraps up this show
Beth Madland, and guest Karen Neuberger, for a pajama          with a creative tip using hand punches and ribbon for an
party and discover uses for fabric and sewing notions right    added dimension to your pages.
on your scrapbook pages. Natasha Hixson returns with die       Grade Level: J,S,C,A 30 min. VHS/DVD 2006
cut shapes used as titles and Barb Kotsos shares tips for
adding white text to your pages. Beth and Julie have a hot       9. THE CHALLENGE OF PARCHIMORE (CC)
new technique to show you how to use slide mounts and            Our hosts, Michele Gerbrandt, Julie McGuffee and Beth
another using iron on threads for a wonderful textured look      Madland, meet the challenge of "Parchimore" with some
to you pages.                                                    beautiful affects for your scrapbook pages. Wendy Hudnall
Grade Level: J,S,C,A 30 min. VHS/DVD 2006                        returns with an inspirational page using a monochromatic
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color scheme and coordinating embellishments. Beth and         Turn those everyday office supplies into creative
Julie share tips and techniques using colorful papers, while   embellishments for your scrapbook pages! Guest Joe
Michele welcomes Lyn Krucke with a project utilizing clay,     Callahan has some valuable preservation tips to share and
chalks, border punches and tips for adhering the               Paula Hallinan creates a beautiful stained glass window
embellishments to your pages.                                  page using only one stencil. Barb Kotsos has a computer
Grade Level: J,S,C,A 30 min. VHS/DVD 2006                      tip for placing text over photos. Beth Madland wraps up
                                                               this show with a look at an easy to use label maker.
10. USING SIMPLE GEOMETRY AND MORE (CC)                        Grade Level: J,S,C,A 30 min. VHS/DVD 2006
Discover how easy it is to add interest and creativity to
your scrapbook pages just by using a simple geometric          2. CREATIVE IDEAS FOR ALBUM COVERS (CC)
element like a circle. Michele Gerbrandt and Julie             This show uncovers creative and unusual ideas for album
McGuffee show how to get the vintage look, while Barb          covers. Julie McGuffee and Beth Madland create special
Kotsos returns with tips for getting the most from your old    heritage pages utilizing creative border punch ideas, while
photos. Beth will share unique shapes for die cuts and then    Michele Gerbrandt shares the effects of color intensity.
we'll wrap up this show with a look at some of our favorite    Barb Kotsos shows how to make easy and creative
scrapbooking papers.                                           calendar pages with your computer; then Michele has some
Grade Level: J,S,C,A 30 min. VHS/DVD 2006                      lovely wedding page ideas for you. Julie finishes off this
                                                               show with a beautifully designed album.
11. CREATIVE COLOR SCHEMES (CC)                                Grade Level: J,S,C,A 30 min. VHS/DVD 2006
Michele Gerbrandt, Julie McGuffee and Beth Madland take
a look at using monochromatic color schemes for your           3. GET INTO THE RETRO LOOK (CC)
scrapbook pages, from an array of papers to unique             It's a cool and groovy show as Michele Gerbrandt, Julie
embellishments. Lyn Krucke returns with another beautiful      McGuffee and Beth Madland get into the Retro Look!
page using bright colored clay embellishments, fun paper       Guest, Lynda Musante, creates a fun page designed around
punches and mounting techniques. Barb Kotsos shows how         circles; then Beth shares a page highlighted with iridescent
to make quick layouts with digital scrapbook kits and Julie    chalk. Barb Kotsos returns with tips for changing your
has a tip for making color changes to your photos using        color photos to black and white. Lori Pieper has some
your computer.                                                 wonderful scrapbook pages and memory keepsakes to
Grade Level: J,S,C,A 30 min. VHS/DVD 2006                      make using fabulous butcher block papers. Michele closes
                                                               out this show with over the top wedding pages.
12. ADD PIZZAZZ TO YOUR PAGES (CC)                             Grade Level: J,S,C,A 30 min. VHS/DVD 2005
You'll love adding a little pizzazz to your pages with some
tips for adding a glossy look. Beth Madland has some           4. MAXIMIZE SPACE ON YOUR SCRAPBOOK
wonderful ideas just for boys, while Michele Gerbrandt         PAGES (CC)
shares some scrapbook basics. Barb Kotsos will show you        Have we got a challenge for you! Just how many pictures
how to make quick fixes to old photos that are torn or         can you get on a page? In this program you'll discover how
creased using image correction enhancement technology.         our hosts, Michele Gerbrandt, Julie McGuffee and Beth
Then Julie McGuffee and Beth take a creative look at           Madland, meet this challenge. Julie designs a beautiful
border punches.                                                seasonal card using the technique of spirelli (string art).
Grade Level: J,S,C,A 30 min. VHS/DVD 2006                      Guest, Joe Callahan, returns with a valuable tip for using
13. SOMETHING OLD, SOMETHING NEW (CC)                          adhesivesl then Barb Kotsos demonstrates how to use a
Michele Gerbrandt, Julie McGuffee and Beth Madland             photo as your layout background. Julie wraps this show up
wrap up this series with a look at stunning creations using    or should we say "raises it up" with a look at 3D
found objects and ephemera; then Julie shares a wonderful      applications for your pages.
scrapbook page using hot new embellishments. Our               Grade Level: J,S,C,A 30 min. VHS/DVD 2006
computer expert, Barb Kotsos shows how to get the most
out of old photos using easy photo fix technology. Beth        5.      THE        LATEST          IN       INNOVATIVE
and Julie have tips for using the latest in scrapbooking       SCRAPBOOKING IDEAS (CC)
tools and Michele will demonstrate techniques for adding       Michele Gerbrandt, Julie McGuffee and Beth Madland
gold or a gilded look to your pages.                           share some of the most innovative ideas, and
Grade Level: J,S,C,A 30 min. VHS/DVD 2006                      embellishments that scrapbooker's have to choose from
                                                               today. Guest, Amy Alfaro, shares exquisite page designs
                                                               that honor our men and women in the armed forces.
SCRAPBOOK MEMORIES SERIES 6 (CC)                               Paulette Jarvey offers creative paper techniques; then Barb
(NEW!)                                                         Kotsos shows how to use ink jet transparencies on
Scrapbook experts, Michele Gerbrandt, Julie McGuffee           scrapbook layouts. Beth closes the show with fun artwork
and Beth Madland, bring their own unique perspective to        ideas from kids..
this sixth series and prove scrapbooking is for all ages and   Grade Level: J,S,C,A 30 min. VHS/DVD 2006
all different walks of life. As in past series, each program
explores the latest techniques and trends to help you with    6. SCRAPBOOKING FUN AND GAMES (CC)
your scrapbook projects. Closed-Captioned.                    It's all in how you play the game! We open this show with
13 DVDs/VHS                                                   a look at creative design ideas using game pieces Julie
                                                              McGuffee and Beth Madland discover the ABC's of paper
1. USING OFFICE SUPPLIES FOR YOUR                             punches, while Michele Gerbrandt shares tips from a
SCRAPBOOK (CC)                                                scrapbooker's survival guide. Barb Kotsos offers great
                                                              ideas for color coordinating your embellishments with your
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print fonts. Michele closes the show with a fun look at          12. SCRAPBOOK PAGES FOR OUR BOYS AND
adding buckles to your pages.                                    MEN (CC)
Grade Level: J,S,C,A 30 min. VHS/DVD 2006                        Our hosts, Michele Gerbrandt, Julie McGuffee and Beth
                                                                 Madland, take a look at designing pages for the men in
7. SCRAPBOOK CHALLENGE: ADDING TEXTURE                           your life. Guest, Stacy Panassidi, creates a fun and colorful
TO PAGES (CC)                                                    page for "boys to men." Michele shares a great technique
Our hosts, Michele Gerbrandt, Julie McGuffee and Beth            for using fabric on your pages; then Barb Kotsos returns
Madland, face a new scrapbooking challenge on this show          with instant pages for your heritage photos. Julie uses a
- adding texture to their pages! Michele has some great tips     variety of paper punches to create pretty cards, and then
for scrapbooking on a budget and later paper ink                 returns with a precious baby boy page layout.
techniques. Paulette Jarvey stops by with a new look; then       Grade Level: J,S,C,A 30 min. VHS/DVD 2006
you'll have fun making memory bracelets with Barb Kotsos.
Julie wraps up the show with creative tag art and sparkling      13. SCRAPBOOKING MAGIC (CC)
faux dichroic glass jewels for your scrapbook pages..            Just like magic, our hosts, Michele Gerbrandt, Julie
Grade Level: J,S,C,A 30 min. VHS/DVD 2006                        McGuffee and Beth Madland, share some special effects
                                                                 that might just have your photos jump off the page! Paula
8.      INTERNATIONAL              INFLUENCES         IN         Hallinan offers techniques for achieving a variety of
SCRAPBOOKING (CC)                                                colorful effects using just one stencil and layering adhesive.
We kick off this show with a look at international               Discover the art of Parchamoré as Julie creates a lovely
influences in scrapbooking from stickers to beautiful            card. Michele shares tips for digital storage; then Barb
papers. Beth Madland has a dreamy mini journal to show           Kotsos shows you how to scan negatives and slides.
you; then Lynn Krucke stops by with wonderful project            Always in style, Beth wraps up the show with a look at
using clay and chalk on your pages. Barb Kotsos returns          embellishments that are truly in step with the latest
with tips for hand-tinting color to black and white. Beth        scrapbook fashions.
welcomes Nancy Hill, who shares some quotes that are             Grade Level: J,S,C,A 30 min. VHS/DVD 2006
quick and easy to use on your pages; then Beth winds this
show up with a "fragrant" selection of stickers.                 SCRAPBOOK MEMORIES SERIES 7 (CC)
Grade Level: J,S,C,A 30 min. VHS/DVD 2006                        (NEW!)
                                                                 Scrapbook experts, Michele Gerbrandt, Julie McGuffee
9. QUICK AND EASY SCRAPBOOK PAGES (CC)                           and Beth Madland, bring their own unique perspective to
Scrapbook experts, Michele Gerbrandt, Julie McGuffee             this seventh series and prove scrapbooking is for all ages
and Beth Madland, share some great ideas for quick and           and all different walks of life. As in past series, each
easy pages with coordinated embellishments and papers.           program explores the latest techniques and trends to help
Discover how to make a decorative window card with Julie.        you with your scrapbook projects.. Closed-Captioned.
Our computer expert, Barb Kotsos, explains the importance        13 DVDs/VHS
of print life; then Lynda Musante offers colorful and
simple baby pages and cards to create. Guest, Amy                1. IT'S IN THE CARDS (CC)
Barickman, shows how to achieve a vintage look to your           Special guest host Stacy Croninger of Paper Crafts
pages. Michele closes the show with uses for epoxy resin         magazine joins Julie McGuffee and Beth Madland. Heather
stickers.                                                        Lancaster creates gift cards in a very unique container; next
Grade Level: J,S,C,A 30 min. VHS/DVD 2006                        we introduce a new bi-weekly feature "Just for Beginners"
                                                                 with Laurie Smith; then Barbara Kotsos our computer
10. SCRAPBOOKING: IT'S ONLY NATURAL (CC)                         expert shows how to create a digital book and our last
It's only natural to include elements of nature on your          project is shaker box cards.
pages. Our hosts, Michele Gerbrandt, Julie McGuffee and          Grade Level: J,S,C,A 30 min. VHS/DVD 2007
Beth Madland, take a look at using leaves and natural
papers to add a touch of nature; then guest, Lyn Krucke,         2. MONOCHROMATIC (CC)
shares a beautiful page with an autumn motif. Michele            Julie McGuffee and Beth Madland are joined by guest host
helps you get organized; then discover how to give a digital     Melissa Inman of Scrapbooks Etc. magazine. Lynda
page a traditional look with Barb Kotsos. Julie wrap the         Musante creates a monochromatic palette with vellum;
show up with a look at some fun embellishments for the           next our "computer tip" is all about colorizing for an Andy
red hat ladies.                                                  Warhol look; then Julie and Beth have a very "girly" page
Grade Level: J,S,C,A 30 min. VHS/DVD 2006                        and last up Ellie Joos uses ribbon to achieve her
                                                                 monochromatic style.
11. NEW IDEAS FOR EMBELLISHING YOUR                              Grade Level: S,C,A 30 min. VHS/DVD 2007
PAGES (CC)
Our hosts, Michele Gerbrandt, Julie McGuffee and Beth            3. KIDS DAY (CC)
Madland, have found some great ways of embellishing              What could be more fun than scrapbooking pictures of
with wire that you won't want to miss. Michele has some          your family from baby to teen? Here R. Lynn Baker, author
great tips for achieving dimension on your layouts without       of The Ultimate Guide to Scrapbooking with Children,
adding bulk. Nancy Hill offers some fabulous mini-book           shares her expertise about scrapbooking not just for kids,
ideas; then Barb Kotsos shares ideas for scanning and            but with kids. Next Lori Pieper has an adorable baby
using your children's artwork. Next we take another look at      project; then it's a family reunion with Barbara Kotsos and
vintage designs; then Beth has a lovely Valentine card to        the computer; also Heather Lancaster has a magnetic board
share with you.                                                  for kids, and even creates a keepsake page from the results.
Grade Level: J,S,C,A 30 min. VHS/DVD 2006                        Grade Level: J,S,C,A 30 min. VHS/DVD 2007
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4. COLLAGE/GRUNGE (CC)                                            cookie cutter doing out of the kitchen and on the computer?
Collage/Grunge - whatever you call it, this look is here to       Barbara Kotsos has the answer. Our "beginner tip" is all
stay - adding unique embellishments, layering and                 about decorative edge scissors; and then one last look at
ephemera. First, Heidi Grace shows us a style all her own;        going transparent with parchment and paper tole.
then Collage is the feature of our next project with Julie        Grade Level: J,S,C,A 30 min. VHS/DVD 2007
McGuffee and Beth Madland; then how about creating
embellishment that only looks 3D with Barbara Kotsos;             11. LACE IT UP WITH EYELETS AND BRADS (CC)
next Heather Lancaster creates the grunge look the easy           Angie Randall of Paper Kuts is our guest host. Take a new
way; and last up, Lynda Musante shows us how to start             look at tennis shoes (for scrapbooking, of course) with
with textured paper for an exotic look.                           Beth Madland; then Angie has a special technique from the
Grade Level: J,S,C,A 30 min. VHS/DVD 2007                         pages of Paper Kuts; next Lynda Musante stacks it up on
                                                                  her project, while Barbara Kotsos takes us on a tropical
5. STRESS-LESS SCRAPBOOKING (CC)                                  vacation. Lastly, we see eyelets are not just for pages, how
Stacy Julian of Simple Scrapbooks magazine is the perfect         about gift bags and envelopes with Heather Lancaster.
guest host for a show on stress-less - simple is the key.         Grade Level: I,J,S,C,A 30 min. VHS/DVD 2007
Beth Madland keeps it simple too with easy and quick page
layouts; next, on our "beginner tip," Laurie Smith is back        12. OFF THE PAGE (CC)
with templates; Barbara Kotsos follows our theme with             Jane Guthrie of Scrapbooking and Beyond helps take us off
downloadable designer kits; then, last up, what could be          the page and even out of the album; she also introduces
simpler?.                                                         some new techniques with paint. Next Heather Lancaster
Grade Level: J,S,C,A 30 min. VHS/DVD 2007                         takes us from the album to the wall; then Laurie Smith's
6. DIGITAL SCRAPBOOKING (CC)                                      "beginner tip" is for working with rub-ons. Next Barbara
Barbara Kotsos, the computer expert, is the perfect guest         Kotsos joins in with memory books and frames; then, last
host for digital scrapbooking; not only are we on the             up, Paulette Jarvey has a final look at "off the page."
computer, but also we're off the page with our first project;     Grade Level: J,S,C,A 30 min. VHS/DVD 2007
then it's back to the computer for unique sayings; next our
computer tip is "magic wand"; then, speaking of magic, we         13. MINI ALBUMS (CC)
show you a new album system; and lastly you won't                 Stacy Julian of Simple Scrapbooks joins us as guest host
believe what you can do with just one stencil.                    for our feature on mini albums - what could be simpler?
Grade Level: J,S,C,A 30 min. VHS/DVD 2007                         Beth Madland has a mini album for a special event. Next
                                                                  our final "beginner tip" features the paper trimmer; then
7. ABC'S OF LETTERING (CC)                                        Barbara Kotsos creates a gift book, and our final feature is
First up, create unique monograms in a style all your own;        Lori Pieper and an adorable baby album.
next, at a loss for letters? We've got a quote for you; then      Grade Level: J,S,C,A 30 min. VHS/DVD 2007
Barbara Kotsos shows us how to cut out letters - on the
computer. Next, how about metallic letters with Julie             VIEW AND DO SERIES
McGuffee and Beth Madland; and lastly, we create an               This series presents expert tutors who present their
address book with a unique lettering and binding style.           techniques and skills, helping viewers master arts at an
Grade Level: J,S,C,A 30 min. VHS/DVD 2007                         easy-to-follow pace.
                                                                  6 DVDs/VHS
8. FABRIC, RIBBON AND TRIM (CC)
Special guest host Paulette Jarvey joins Julie McGuffee           CALLIGRAPHY 1: FROM PEN TO PAPER,
and Beth Madland with a new look at fabric, ribbon and            BEGINNER ITALICS
trim - is it really fabric? Ellie Joos introduces us to trim as   " Highly Recommended. An excellent workshop in
the newest embellishment; then Paulette is back with              calligraphy. After a fascinating history, Graham offers two
embellishments that only look like they came from the             comprehensive tutorial lessons for beginners." -School
fabric store; next our "beginner feature" with Laurie Smith       Library Journal
features adhesives - so many choices! Then learn how to           Featuring renowned calligrapher, author and teacher David
add texture to your paper with Barbara Kotsos and, lastly,        Graham, this program is a comprehensive workshop on
Julie shows us a lacing technique for trims.                      italic-style handwriting for beginners. Here the artist
Grade Level: I,J,S,C,A 30 min. VHS/DVD 2007                       explains the history of italics, the tools and materials
                                                                  needed, pencil and pen exercises to try, how to create
9. ARCHITECTURE (CC)                                              Miniscule and Majuscule letters, as well as layout, media,
Stacy Croninger of Paper Crafts is here to "build" some           paper choices and swirled letters.
pages from blue prints to bricks. Julie McGuffee and Beth         Grade Level: J,S,C,A      60 min. VHS 1999 / DVD 2004
Madland create building texture with plates; then Laurie
Smith has another "beginner tip"- all about journaling; next      CALLIGRAPHY            2:    THE      ELEGANCE         OF
we learn how to scan negatives with Barbara Kotsos; and           COPPERPLATE
then Dwight Dirkman is our final guest with building tips.        Barry Floyd, a leading artist and lecturer in the art of
Grade Level: J,S,C,A 30 min. VHS/DVD 2007                         calligraphy, passes on his skill in this easy-to-follow
                                                                  program showing how to achieve an artistic effect with the
10. IT'S TRANSPARENT (CC)                                         elegant medium of copperplate. His comprehensive
Julie McGuffee and Beth Madland are joined by guest host          presentation includes a close-up study of letterforms, as
Melissa Inman of Scrapbooks, Etc. and discuss the next            well as on-glaze techniques for the porcelain painter.
trends in clear looks from vellum to transparencies; next         Grade Level: J,S,C,A      60 min. VHS 1999 / DVD 2004
it's glitter titles and captions with Julie and Beth . What's a
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HANDKNITTING WITH MONTSE STANLEY:                                 ELEMENTARY MUSIC: SISTERS OF SOUND
LEARNING TO KNIT                                                  "Recommended. Aimed at elementary grade viewers, this
Montse Stanley's best-selling book, Handknitter's                 light-hearted production focuses on nine general topics
Handbook, has been called "the best reference on                  alternating between the ways various families of musical
hand-knitting ever written." In this step-by-step guide she       instruments make their sound and some elements of
combines her technical expertise with a fresh, common             music." -School Library Journal
sense approach to demonstrate more than 50 techniques to          Some zany characters, a variety of sounds, and music from
help viewers achieve a professional look with their knitting.     around the world will inspire and engage young children to
Grade Level: J,S,C,A     60 min. VHS 1999 / DVD 2004              learn basic musical elements, such as rhythm, melody, and
                                                                  emotion; also to become familiar with musical instruments
PAINTING ANIMALS: PAINTING HORSES IN                              from the woodwind, percussion, brass and string families.
WATERCOLOR                                                        The nine segments include: The Woodwind Family;
This program, featuring professional illustrator Diane            Rhythm; The Percussion Family; Melody; The Brass
Breeze, is a step-by-step tutorial of how to paint a horse by     Family; Music and Math; The String Family; Written
watercolor, from an introduction to the materials and             Music; Emotion in Music.
equipment viewers need to get started to a system of              Grade Level: P, I     30 min. VHS 2000 / DVD 2006
detailed techniques they will use to complete their realistic
watercolors.                                                      GOSPEL MUSIC: THIS IS OUR STORY; THIS IS
Grade Level: J,S,C,A      30 min. VHS 2002 / DVD 2006             OUR SONG
                                                                  Bronze Apple Award -NEMN Awards
PAINTING LANDSCAPES: AN ARTIST'S DAY OUT                          "Recommended. This documentary includes interesting
Bill Whitsett, an expert watercolorist, is also an                insights into only into gospel music, but it also shows how
experienced educator, offering courses and study tours            such choirs are established and operate. For anyone who
throughout the world. In this effective how-to, Bill explains     hasn't heard a real gospel choir this program is bound to be
in detail, as he works on various landscapes, the equipment       a delight. Songs performed by the choir are interlaced with
used, color mixing, rendering light and shade, brush              interviews with choir members, glimpses of rehearsals, and
techniques, color wash and detailing.                             wonderful eavesdropping into conversations between the
Grade Level: J,S,C,A      60 min. VHS 1999 / DVD 2006             director and his choir, as well as between individual choir
                                                                  members." -EMR Online
PAINTING ON-SITE: WATERCOLOR WITH                                 In this rousing documentary we see, hear and feel the story
GEORGE SEAR                                                       of the Oakland Interfaith Gospel Choir, a year-round,
There is something very special about painting an outside         inter-racial gospel choir. Their story is one of togetherness
scene on-site. Here acclaimed artist George Sear has              and community; their song is gospel. The program expertly
chosen a 14th-century church in England to paint and takes        weaves meeting members of the choir and its director
viewers step-by-step through the choice of viewpoint, the         in-between rehearsals and performances of many great
preliminary sketch, the aspects of perspective and design,        gospel songs.
color mixing and application, and the wet and dry brush           Grade Level: J,S,C,A 60 min. VHS 2001/ DVD 2006
techniques artists need to know to produce a pleasing
watercolor.                                                       JAZZ: WHAT IT IS!
Grade Level: J,S,C,A     60 min. VHS/DVD 1999                     "Recommended. A good deal of information, skillfully
                                                                  recapped and demonstrated, will help beginners picture the
                                                                  concept of jazz." -Library Journal
                  Arts Music                                      Jazz musician Randy Sabien and his quartet use visual
INTRODUCTION TO MUSIC SERIES                                      metaphors, such as, humorously comparing Improvisation
A series of programs that not only introduces viewers to          to football or Swing to jumping rope, and viewers in a
the basics of music and musical instruments, but also to the      matter of minutes begin to understand what jazz really is.
joy and rewards that come from having music as a part of          Grade Level: I, J,S,C,A 30 min. VHS 1999/ DVD 2006
one's life.
7 DVDs/VHS                                                        THE STORY OF JAZZ: NEW ORLEANS STOMP
                                                                  "Recommended. There are over 20 selections digitally
CELLOMAN                                                          recreated from 78 rpm recordings that play while tour
Starring Grammy Award Winner Eugene Friesen                       guide McCusker visits the places where jazz was first
"A great approach for presenting the importance of music          played, talks about how jazz music came together, and
and creativity to people of all ages." -Dave Brubeck              gives more detailed information about the early pioneers in
Grammy Award winner Eugene Friesen, featured in                   jazz. The viewer sees the places where the musicians lived
concerts all over the world with the Paul Winter Consort, is      and learns about the culture that produced 'America's
also known as CelloMan. Here he collaborates with Robert          original music.' The historic value of the film is excellent,
Faust, artistic director of the Faustwork Mask Theater, and       as is the quality of the musical selections." -EMR Online
combines a rich mix of music with magnificent masks to            This program presents the story of jazz as told by New
inspire and educate viewers of all ages about music, history,     Orleans' local, John McCusker, whose popular "Cradle of
geography, social studies and ecology.                            Jazz" tour takes viewers to the places where the evolution
Grade Level: I,J,S,C,A 50 min. VHS 2001/ DVD 2006                 of jazz began and where its pioneers lived. Here we see the
                                                                  homes and learn the history of great musicians and
                                                                  composers, such as Louis Armstrong, Jelly Roll Morton,
                                                                  King Oliver, Charles Bolden, and the Original Dixieland
                                                                  Jazz Band, who helped turn jazz into a major art form.
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Filmed in the Crescent City during the French Quarter Jazz      STRING INSTRUMENTS
festival and the Spring festival of Mardi Gras, this            In this program viewers are introduced to seven string
documentary is a celebration of the city, its music and the     instruments: the violin, the alto violin, the cello, the double
happy people who congregate there to have a good time.          bass, the classical guitar, the electric guitar, and the electric
And thanks to the efforts of acclaimed restorer Robert          bass.
Parker, we hear excerpts of original classic jazz recordings.   Grade Level: P,I,J,S,C,A 21 min. VHS 2004 / DVD 2006
Grade Level: J,S,C,A 52 min. VHS 2004 / DVD 2006
                                                                WOODWIND AND KEYBOARD INSTRUMENTS
SIR JOHN TAVENER (COMPOSER): THE GOLDEN                         In this program viewers are introduced to two woodwind
THREAD                                                          instruments, the oboe and the clarinet; also to two keyboard
"Highly Recommended. This is a fascinating look inside          instruments, the harpsichord, and the celeste.
the mind and philosophy of a modern music composer. Sir         Grade Level: P,I,J,S,C,A 12 min. VHS 2004 / DVD 2006
Tavener is very vocal about his beliefs, his philosophy of
life, and what he feels the modern Western world has lost
in its rush for materialism and success. His philosophy of            Arts: Performing Arts
music is that everything is inspired, and that if he has to     THE BIOGRAPHIES SERIES:
work to produce the music, then it isn't divinely inspired.     2 of 17 programs from The Biographies Series, these
As part of the "Introduction to Music Series," this is an       programs offer in-depth and personal studies of famous
excellent addition. Tavener's blend of Eastern and Western      people in the Performing Arts. The other focus areas are
musical traditions is indeed unique and inspired." -EMR         The Biography Series: History, The Biography Series:
Online                                                          Literature, The Biography Series: Psychology and The
This is an uplifting study of the music of one of the most      Biography Series: U.S. Studies.
popular composers of our times, Sir John Tavener. His           2 DVDs/VHS
music has been inspired by the tones and modes of
Byzantine music, and yet it speaks to the hearts of our         HOUDINI
times - some has been recorded on the Beatles' Apple label.     "An enthralling documentary of the man whose
His compositions are a blend of ancient Christian tradition     performances left people spellbound, and who brought
along with the sacred music of India and the Muslim Sufis       magic to a new level of entertainment." -Ed. Media Review
of Tibet. A serious composer, yet we discover he has an         This biography of the legendary Harry Houdini, arguably
engaging humor that combines with his reflective spirit.        the most famous magician of all time, features rare
Grade Level: J,S,C,A 60 min. VHS 2002 / DVD 2006                photographs and vintage footage from many of his escape
                                                                performances, and several of his movie appearances;
WOMEN IN MUSIC: STRINGS ATTACHED                                exploring his life and his struggles to make it to the top.
"Recommended. A reflective documentary about the                Interviews with Houdini's niece, Marie Blood, Houdini
inspiration and vision of five accomplished women               experts and famous magicians give true insight into the
musicians/guitarists trying to make it in today's               magician's often-difficult private life.
male-dominated music industry." -EMR Online                     Grade Level: I,J,S,C,A      30 min. VHS 1999 / DVD 2006
Five women, Terri Winston, Karen Almquist, Jackeline
Rago, Lynn Vidal, and Carrie Baum, describe their               MERLE OBERON: THE "TROUBLE" WITH
influences and their struggles in attempting to make a          MERLE
living in the music industry. Their types of music are:         "Recommended. The "trouble" of the title is the multiple
"alternative"; "slide blues"; "Latin jazz/traditional";         versions of Merle Oberon's origins. The "official" story
"Celtic/blues"; "rock."                                         that studio publicists created and promulgated had the star
Grade Level: J,S,C,A 16 min. VHS 1999 / DVD 2006                born in far-flung Tasmania, and raised in India by
                                                                upper-class godparents. Oberon clung to this fiction for the
MUSICAL MOMENTS SERIES                                          rest of her life. The truth came out in a posthumous
This is a non-narrated series designed to introduce viewers     biography: Oberon was Anglo-Indian in an era where a
to music and musical instruments ranging from classical         mixed-raced background would have been enough to keep
and baroque to the more exotic percussion instruments.          her from starring in British and American films. Producer
4 DVDs/ VHS                                                     Marée Delofski attempts to find the truth hidden in the
                                                                several extant persuasive fictions." -EMR Online
BRASS INSTRUMENTS                                               The regal and stylish Merle Oberon was one of the biggest
In this program viewers are introduced to six brass             movie stars of the 1930s and 1940s. Appearing in over 40
instruments: the trumpet, the English horn, the tuba, the       films, she was nominated for Best Actress in The Dark
trombone, the piccolo, and the saxophone.                       Angel and delivered striking performances in The Scarlet
Grade Level: P,I,J,S,C,A 18 min. VHS 2004 / DVD 2006            Pimpernel, opposite Leslie Howard, and in Wuthering
                                                                Heights, opposite Laurence Olivier. Studio publicists said
PERCUSSION INSTRUMENTS                                          she was born into a wealthy family in Hobart, Tasmania;
In this program viewers are introduced to seven percussion      yet rumor was that the exotic, almond-eyed actress
instruments: the kettledrum, the vibraphone, the ghatam,        concealed her true past. Using all the elements of an
pipes, seed instruments, the kalimba, and the gong.             unraveling mystery, this intriguing documentary pursues
Grade Level: P,I,J,S,C,A 21 min. VHS 2004 / DVD 2006            many stories within the story, looking not only at the
                                                                controversy surrounding Merle's birthplace and her ethnic
                                                                origins, but also at the demands on the actress burdened by


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the Hollywood myth, as well the inter-relatedness of              COMMERCIAL VOICE-OVER
people's lives affected by the made-up story.                     Director/teacher/voice-actor Dave Sebastian Williams
Grade Level: J,S,C,A      55 min. VHS 2003 / DVD 2006             knows what he's talking about - talking is his business.
                                                                  Here we learn about the art of voice-over in commercials.
THE CASTING CORNER SERIES                                         Level 1
Celebrated behind-the-scenes' experts present their               Grade Level: J,S,C,A 30 min. 1999 / DVD 2004
invaluable insight into what it really takes to break into
theater, television and the movie busines Produced by Bea         Level 2
Silvern (except *).                                               Grade Level: S,C,A     60 min. 1999 / DVD 2004
11 DVDs/VHS
                                                                  THE DIRECTOR'S POINT OF VIEW
ACTOR TO ACTOR: SO YOU WANT TO BE A                               Prominent television and film director Corey Allen
STAR                                                              addresses the importance of understanding the director's
To be a star, the best place to start is with someone who         point of view; also discusses the important elements
knows      what     it    takes,     like    award-winning        required of a director.
actress/producer/director Bea Silvern, who offers her
expert advice on breaking into show business. *Produced           Level 1
by Chip Taylor.                                                   Grade Level: J,S,C,A   30 min. 1999 / DVD 2004
Grade Level: J,S,C,A     20 min. VHS 1998 / DVD 2007
                                                                  Level 2
THE ART OF TALK AND COMEDY                                        Grade Level: S,C,A     60 min. 1999 / DVD 2004.
Jim McCawley, Associate Producer of The Tonight Show,
offers insights for comics, actors, musicians, producers,         HOW        TO      GET       YOUR         CHILD       INTO
talent scouts and hosts.                                          COMMERCIALS
                                                                  There is only one way to proceed when considering getting
Level 1                                                           children into commercials, work with professionals who
Grade Level: J,S,C,A     30 min. VHS 1999 / DVD 2004              know the business. Hosted by Ted Lange (The Love Boat),
                                                                  produced by Oscar nominated actress Joan Huntington and
Level 2                                                           award-winning writer Monica Levin Lee, and featuring
Grade Level: S,C,A      60 min. VHS 1999 / DVD 2004               Hollywood agent, Arnold Soloway, this program is the
                                                                  professional guide that offers all the steps to follow when
AUDITION TECHNIQUE                                                seeking entry for children into this industry. *Produced by
Presents the application of the Michael Chekhov acting            Joan Huntington.
theories, which will prove extremely beneficial to actors,        Grade Level: J,S,C,A     35 min. VHS 2001 / DVD 2006
teachers and casting directors when preparing for auditions.
                                                                  KIDS ON CAMERA
Level 1                                                           Experts Vivian Hollander and Estelle Hertzberg, agents
Grade Level: J,S,C,A     30 min. 1999 / DVD 2004                  from the youth department of the 20th Century Artists'
                                                                  Agency, provide vital information when working with
Level 2                                                           children on camera.
Grade Level: S,C,A      60 min. 1999 / DVD 2004
                                                                  Level 1
THE CASTING DIRECTOR                                              Grade Level: J,S,C,A   30 min. 1999 / DVD 2004
Selecting the right people for the right acting roles is a very
important behind-the-scenes' position. Here, thanks to            Level 2
expert Virginia Martindale, viewers see how to work with a        Grade Level: S,C,A     60 min. 1999 / DVD 2004.
casting director.
                                                                  MUSIC, MUSIC, MUSIC
Level 1                                                           Experts Frankie Tusiesena and Roger Zierenberg offer
Grade Level: J,S,C,A     30 min. 1999 / DVD 2004                  helpful insight into the entertainment world of music; plus
                                                                  live auditions feature musical performers.
Level 2
Grade Level: S,C,A      60 min. 1999 / DVD 2004                   Level 1
                                                                  Grade Level: J,S,C,A   30 min. 1999 / DVD 2004
COMMERCIAL CASTING
Featuring "The Application of Michael Chekhov's Theories          Level 2
on Acting," casting director Megan Foley offers expert            Grade Level: S,C,A     60 min. 1999 / DVD 2004.
advice in preparing for work in commercials.
                                                                  STUNTS
Level 1                                                           Kay Kimler, Lisa Cain, and Lisa Dalton are three expert
Grade Level: J,S,C,A     30 min. 1999 / DVD 2004                  stunt women who use clips and anecdotes to reveal how the
                                                                  stunt business really works.
Level 2
Grade Level: S,C,A      60 min. 1999 / DVD 2004.                  Level 1
                                                                  Grade Level: J,S,C,A   30 min. 1999 / DVD 2004

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Level 2                                                          Ricky Ricardo and Lucille Ball - in fact, he directed the
Grade Level: S,C,A      60 min. 1999 / DVD 2004.                 pilot episode of I Love Lucy.
                                                                 Grade Level: J,S,C,A     30 min. VHS 1998 / DVD 2006
CONVERSATIONS WITH SERIES: FILM &
                                                                 JIMMY LYDON
TV CELEBRITIES                                                   Jimmy Lydon, who started his career as a stage actor in
JO HARVEY ALLEN                                                  New York; then learned his trade by being the "kid" at
Jo Harvey Allen, artist and author of The Beautiful              RKO in the Henry Aldridge movies, offers an overview of
Waitress, talks about the creative process of getting to         early television.
know her characters and how this adds to the quality of her      Grade Level: J,S,C,A  30 min. VHS 1998 / DVD 2006
performance.
Grade Level: J,S,C,A    30 min. VHS 1998 / DVD 2006              BROOKE SHIELDS
                                                                 A candid interview with one of the most recognized
CAROL BURNETT                                                    actress-models in the world, Brooke Shields, who offers
"Recommended. Ms. Burnett's story of success is an               her perspective of growing up as a child star and working
inspiring story of determination." -California ITC               with Louis Malle in Pretty Baby.
Though famous as a television, film, and Broadway star,          Grade Level: J,S,C,A     30 min. VHS 1998 / DVD 2006
Carol Burnett remains a down-to-earth celebrity. Here this
beloved actress/comedian shares her story from New York          PAUL JUNGER WITT
to Hollywood.                                                    Paul Junger Witt (Dead Poet's Society and The John
Grade Level: J,S,C,A      30 min. VHS 1998 / DVD 2006            Laroquette Show) discusses his work and his belief that the
                                                                 key to success lies in a broad-based Liberal Arts education.
JOAN DARLING                                                     Grade Level: J,S,C,A       30 min. VHS 1998 / DVD 2006
Joan Darling, an Emmy Award winning director for the hit
series Mary Hartman, Mary Hartman, was the first female          THE DANCE SERIES
director on television. Here she discusses her love of           This is a series dedicated to Dance - be it instruction,
teaching acting.                                                 performance, work, avocation or sport - and those who
Grade Level: J,S,C,A    30 min. VHS 1998 / DVD 2006              love it.
                                                                 12 DVDs/VHS
BRIAN DENNEHY                                                    BALLET ON ICE 1: CARMEN
Famous for his leading roles in film, television, and theater,   Set to the music of Bizet, Carmen stars world-renowned
Brian Dennehy is also known for being brutally honest.           skaters Olga Pershankova and Vladimir Kotin in the
Here we get an example of that honesty as he discusses the       leading roles of this much-loved story.
"business of Hollywood."                                         Grade Level: I,J,S,C,A 1/120 min. or 2 Parts VHS 1999 /
Grade Level: J,S,C,A     30 min. VHS 1998 / DVD 2006             DVD 2007
ZANNE DEVINE                                                     BALLET ON ICE 2: SLEEPING BEAUTY
Zanne Devine, Director of Acquisitions at Universal, is          Set to Tchaikovsky‟s thrilling score, the beloved fairytale
responsible for bringing such films as Fried Green               Sleeping Beauty was choreographed by world famous
Tomatoes to the big screen. Here she discusses bringing          Olympic coach, Tatiana Tarasova, and includes other
independent films to the big screen.                             famous characters, such as Red Riding Hood and
Grade Level: J,S,C,A     30 min. VHS 1998 / DVD 2006             Cinderella.
                                                                 Grade Level: I,J,S,C,A 1/120 min. or 2 Parts VHS 1999 /
CHUCK JONES                                                      DVD 2007
"Recommended. A wonderful opportunity to remember the
talented artist behind those world famous cartoons." -Ed.        BALLET ON ICE 3: CINDERELLA (NEW!)
Media Review                                                     The Wild Rose Ice Theatre Company features the Russian
Chuck Jones will always be remembered as one of the              Ice Stars, who perform much-loved musicals, ballets and
greatest cartoon animation artists the world has ever known;     fairy tales, all on a frozen stage. Boasting Olympic-level
his repertoire includes: Bugs Bunny, Daffy Duck, Porky           standards, the magical fantasy Cinderella on Ice stars
Pig and the Road Runner. This historical program allows          Ekaterina Murugova as Cinderella and Oleg Petrov as the
us to remember the talented animator explains how many           Prince and spectacular ice dance is interwoven with visual
of his characters came to be; then he gives a lesson in          comedy.
drawing some of them on paper.                                   Grade Level: P,I,J,S,C,A         1/120 min. or 2 Parts
Grade Level: J,S,C,A     30 min. VHS 1998 / DVD 2006             VHS/DVD 2007

MICHAEL LEARNED                                                  BALLET ON ICE 4: THE NUTCRACKER (NEW!)
Michael Learned, actress of stage and film, is best known        The Wild Rose Ice Theatre Company, which features the
for her role as the mother in the hit series The Waltons.        Russian Ice Stars, pushes the boundaries of theatrical ice
Here she describes the heavy workload of being a                 presentations in this magical story of the Nutcracker. This
performer, as well as a mother.                                  spectacular production boasts Olympic-level standards
Grade Level: J,S,C,A     30 min. VHS 1998 / DVD 2006             along with the wonderful music of Pyotr Ilyich
                                                                 Tchaikovsky.
RALPH LEVY                                                       Grade Level: P,I,J,S,C,A         1/120 min. or 2 Parts
A look at what makes comedy work by a director who               VHS/DVD 2007
worked with Jack Benny, George Burns and Gracie Allen,

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CHOREOGRAPHER                 MARGARET          JENKINS:           find the common ground between the arts and the military.
DANCING ON THE EDGE OF SUCCESS                                     Grade Level: J,S,C,A   60 min. VHS 1999 / DVD 2004
Margaret Jenkins, Artistic Director of the Margaret Jenkins
Dance Company, is one of the most respected                        MY FIRST BALLET LESSON
choreographers in America having been awarded a                    Terri Wilkinson and the Pretty Ballerinas help children
Guggenheim Fellowship, an Irvine Fellowship, the San               learn the basics of ballet, including tendu, revelee,
Francisco Arts Commission Award of Honor, and two                  banancee, plie, and jette. Six original dance-along songs,
Isadora Duncan Awards. She studied at the Juilliard School         choreographed just for young children.
of Music in New York with Jose Limon and Martha                    Grade Level: P,I    30 min. VHS 1999 / DVD 2006
Graham, toured extensively with Twyla Tharp and Sara
Rudner, and through her company has continued to teach             RUTH ST. DENIS THE DANCING PROPHET
and mentor for over 30 years. In this digitally re-mastered        CINE Golden Eagle Award
interview, we get the rare opportunity to look back at this        "The dance is the rhythmic articulation of the soul." -Ruth
acclaimed professional's influences and experiences in the         St. Denis
early days of modern dance in New York, the joys and               This classic documentary profiles the great and
difficulties of building her own company in San Francisco;         controversial American dancer, Ruth St. Denis. A pioneer
also we get a look at her dancers as they rehearse and             of modern dance, she was a vibrant and outspoken
develop a collaborative piece with Yoko Ono.                       revolutionary for dance and the cause of women. Her
Grade Level: J,S,C,A       30 min. VHS 1996 / DVD 2006             techniques were magical and reflected her love of culture
                                                                   worldwide. Despite national and international recognition
THE DANCE TRILOGY: ZYNC, PARAMATA,                                 for her artistry, she died penniless. Throughout her life she
SANDDANCE                                                          believed that dance is a life experience, and this program
Golden Vision Award -Intl. TV Assn.                                befits her contribution to that philosophy. Grade Level:
1st Place Award -Dance Films Assn.                                 J,S,C,A      30 min. VHS 1995 / DVD 2006
1st Prize -Riverwalk F&V Festival
Three       heralded    views      of     dance      by            SYMBOLIC DANCE: THE CONFERENCE OF
Dancer/Instructor/Filmmaker Cynthia Pepper. Produced by            BIRDS
CP Productions.                                                    A dance adaptation of a 12th-century Persian poem; the
Grade Level: J,S,C,A 3 Parts on 1/30 min. VHS 1999 /               dancers mimic the confused flight of birds, symbolizing the
DVD 2004                                                           turmoil of indecision, and journey to find truth and a new
                                                                   purpose to life.
PART 1. ZYNC - THREE PRODIGY DANCERS                               Grade Level: J,S,C,A     60 min. VHS 1999 / DVD 2006
This is a sensitive and often humorous journey of three
14-year-old dancers who have been dancing since they               FILMMAKING STUDIES
were five; the camera tells the story, capturing the               This series of behind-the-scenes' programs offers deeper
teen-agers as they transform from youngsters into polished         insight into filmmaking and the people who make feature
performers. 15 min.                                                films.
                                                                   2 DVDs/VHS
PART 2. PARAMETA
Six teen-age dancers perform, from rehearsal to joyful             ORSON WELLES IN ITALY: ROSABELLA
resolution, an intricately choreographed dance based on a          (ROSEBUD)
collection of harrowing life experience. 10 min.                   "This excellent documentary reveals the passionate
                                                                   influence Welles' Italian experiences had on his personal
PART 3. SANDDANCE                                                  and professional life." -National Review
This award-winning performance blends dance, underwater            "Rosabella" is the name given to "Rosebud" in the Italian
scenes and animation to promote the protection of our              version of the acclaimed Orson Welles' classic, Citizen
beaches and oceans. 5 min.                                         Kane. Here we trace the 20-year story of the great
                                                                   actor/director's life in Italy through remarkable film
LIZ LERMAN: THE SHIPYARD DANCE                                     footage, as well as impassioned interviews with those who
Crystal Award of Excellence -Communicator Awards                   lived and worked close with him at the time. Private
"Recommended. Liz Lerman and her dance company take                sentiments of Lea Padovani and Paola Mori, his third wife,
the view that dance can be a part of anyone's life, that it is a   are revealed; plus rare footage concerning Citizen Kane,
way to celebrate and tell a story. In this case, they take on      Macbeth, Othello, and the unfinished Don Quixote and
the assignment to celebrate the history and tell the story of      Julius Caesar. Sub-titled.
the Portsmouth, NH, Naval Shipyard. The documentary                Grade Level: J,S,C,A       60 min. VHS 1999 / DVD 2004
shows that art can be a means to talking about subjects that
would otherwise be too emotional or political to speak             SHADOW CASTING: THE MAKING OF "A RIVER
about." -EMR Online                                                RUNS THROUGH IT"
The Liz Lerman Dance Exchange of Washington, DC, has               CINE Golden Eagle Award
gained worldwide attention for its unique style of                 Gold Apple -NEMN Awards
participatory dance. In this program her company of                Chris Award -Columbus IFV Festival
performers create the largest public art event ever staged in      Gold Hugo Award -Chicago IF Festival
northern New England. Combining modern dance, theater              A tremendous behind-the-scenes' look at the making of the
and storytelling they bring to life the history and culture of     feature film, A River Runs Through It. Everyone involved,
the Portsmouth (NH) Naval Shipyard, and in the process             including Robert Redford, Brad Pitt and Tom Skerritt,
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discuss their roles - on camera and off - in transforming        FAMILY ALBUM 1: KATIE MALONE
Norman Maclean's challengingly, personal novella about           "I wanted you to know how enormously impressed I was
family, religion and the outdoors into a great feature film.     by the production of „Katie Malone.‟ I found the
Grade Level: J,S,C,A      60 min. VHS 1998 / DVD 2004            performance of Julie Portman enormously moving." -J.
                                                                 Carter Brown, Natl. Gallery of Art
THE     INDEPENDENTS                             SERIES:         The story of Julie's mother; a woman who struggled to
AFRICAN-AMERICANS                                                remain true to herself when confronted by life's challenges
Three individual short features (comedy, fictional drama,        and obstacles, not the least of which was her domineering
mystery) that focus on topics featuring African-Americans.       husband.
3 DVDs/VHS                                                       Grade Level: J,S,C,A     60 min. VHS 1999 / DVD 2004
                                                                 FAMILY ALBUM 2: HOW DAD CREATED THE
MEA CULPA (I AM GUILTY)
                                                                 WORLD
This is the story of a reporter who, while investigating the
                                                                 The story of Julie Portman's father, a singer, and a man
murder of a Jewish woman murdered in the 1930s for
                                                                 who managed his home like the conductor of a symphony;
having an intimate relationship with a black man, finds her
                                                                 however, with more than a few sour notes heard among the
life slowly resembling that of the murdered woman.
                                                                 harmonies.
Grade Level: C,A      30 min. VHS 1996 / DVD 2006
                                                                 Grade Level: J,S,C,A    60 min. VHS 1999 / DVD 2004
STEALIN' HOME
                                                                 PERFORMANCE WITH A POINT OF VIEW: IN
Could you ever love someone who stole from you? That‟s
                                                                 HAND; HIGH FASHION
the big question this romantic comedy asks. Here an
                                                                 Two independent performances produced to trigger
African-American woman and man combine their strengths
                                                                 discussions about nature and society respectively.
to regain their self-respect.
                                                                 Grade Level: J,S,C,A 1/20 min. or 2 Parts VHS 1998 /
Grade Level: C,A        30 min. VHS 1996 / DVD 2006
                                                                 DVD 2004
WEEKEND OF OUR DISCONTENT
                                                                 1. IN HAND: AN ENVIRONMENTAL STATEMENT
Here we meet an English professor examining her identity
                                                                 This beautifully filmed program presents a ceremonial
as an African-American woman, as well as trying to
                                                                 dance of reverence that weaves a tale of Humankind's
analyze her mysterious involvement with a brilliant
                                                                 transgression against "mother earth." 12 min.
student.
Grade Level: C,A   30 min. VHS 1996 / DVD 2006
                                                                 2. HIGH FASHION: A SATIRE ON MATERIALISM
                                                                 This "trigger" film offers an MTV-style performance that
THE INDEPENDENTS                      SERIES:         GAY        makes a satirical statement about modern society's values
ISSUES                                                           regarding advertising and materialism. 5 min.
Multi-Award winning documentary by acclaimed producer
Calogero Salvo.                                                  SHARE THE MAGIC
DVDs/VHS                                                         Tannen's Magic Shop sponsors a summer magic camp
                                                                 where many of today's magicians learn the age-old arts of
THREE BY THREE                                                   stage illusion and sleight of hand. Against a backdrop of
Venezuela Winner -Natl. Cine Festival                            magic classes and performance, this engrossing program
Italy Winner -Firenze Intl. Film Festival                        profiles four magicians and two counselors who encourage
Germany Winner -Berlin Intl. Film Festival                       us to think anew about the universal spirit of magic. The
Austria Winner -ARGE Film Symposium                              counselors teach self-expression and conviction, while the
Australia Winner - Sydney Intl. Film Festival                    young magicians share their often-poignant struggles as
Portugal Winner -Troia Intl. Film Festival                       they learn life lessons about self-esteem, identity and
US Winner -San Antonio Intl. Film Festival                       compassion.
Internationally acclaimed portrayal of three people in           Grade Level: I,J,S,C,A 2 Parts on 1/60 min. VHS 1999 /
search of their own identity by playing on two levels of         DVD 2002
consciousness and intertwining reality and illusion.             THEATER: ALL THE WORLD'S A 4TH WALL
Ricardo Isidro, a Cuban gay refugee and his two American         This comedy investigates the subject of nudity and
friends, Sharon Sodek and Wes Smith, express themselves          personal privacy. In this two-act play we meet a
through videotaped documents that are juxtaposed with            middle-aged, character-actor who is struggling with the
dramatized sequences based on their own experiences. The         thought of performing a nude scene, his first
film imposes upon them circumstances which force them to         Grade Level: C,A     30 min. VHS 1997 / DVD 2006
deal with their contrasting backgrounds, their different
prejudices and attitudes, their predetermined role in society,  THREE MIN.UTES FROM BROADWAY
their relationship to one another and the reality of an         Silver Star Award -Sacramento IFV Festival
uncertain future.                                               "Recommended. Shows how programs for inner-city and
Grade Level: C,A      90 min. VHS 1998 / DVD 2006               latch-key kids really can make a difference." -Ed. Media
                                                                Review
PERFORMING ARTS SERIES                                          A dedicated group of theater professionals come together
This series of programs offers how-to instruction and           with children from the neighborhood, just "three minutes
behind-the-scenes' insight into the eclectic world of live      from Broadway," and enriches the heart and soul of its
performance.                                                    community.
5 or 6 DVDs/VHS                                                 Grade Level: I,J,S,C,A    30 min. VHS 1998 / DVD 2006
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STAR TREK: THE CREATIVE URGE
SERIES
This series offers a rare opportunity to meet three of the
key professionals who work behind-the-scenes on the
world famous Star Trek Series.
3 DVDs/VHS

FUTURE GARB WITH ROBERT BLACKMAN
Oscar winning costume designer Robert Blackman
discusses the principles of his craft as well as various
garments he has made for the Star Trek series.

Level 1
Grade Level: J,S,C,A    30 min. VHS 1999 / DVD 2004

Level 2
Grade Level: S,C,A      60 min. VHS 1999 / DVD 2004

MAKING FACES WITH MICHAEL WESTMORE
Oscar winning makeup artist Michael Westmore answers
very specific questions as he talks about Star Trek
characters and special effects, as he designs alien masks,
hands, feet or hand puppets.
.
Level 1
Grade Level: J,S,C,A     30 min. VHS 1999 / DVD 2004

Level 2
Grade Level: S,C,A      60 min. VHS/DVD 1999

THE SCRIPT'S THE THING WITH MICHAEL
PILLAR
This program features Star Trek Producer/Head Writer
Michael Piller, who reminisces about his career; then
critiques some sample Star Trek scripts.

Level 1
Grade Level: J,S,C,A   30 min. VHS/DVD 1999

Level 2
Grade Level: S,C,A     60 min. VHS/DVD 1999




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Index
ANIMATED WORLD OF SHEILA GRABER SERIES                                           P.3-P.4
HISTORY OF ART ANIMATED
HISTORY OF ARTISTS ANIMATED
HISTORY OF MUSIC AND DANCE ANIMATED
HISTORY OF TRANSPORTATION AND TIME ANIMATED
ART AND ARCHITECTURE SERIES (NEW!)                                               P.3
THE ART GLASS WALL
SANTIAGO CALATRAVA'S SUNDIAL BRIDGE: ANGLE OF INSPIRATION
THE GRAND LOUVRE
ILLUSTRATING ARCHITECTURE
ART: TRANSATLANTIC MODERNISM SERIES                                              P.5-P.6
1. TRANSATLANTIC MODERNISM: AN INTRODUCTION PART 1
2. TRANSATLANTIC MODERNISM: AN INTRODUCTION PART 2
3. SOCIOLOGICAL PROFILE OF THE AVANT-GARDE
4. PARIS: SYMBOLISM AND ABSTRACTION
5. NY: SYMBOLISM AND ABSTRACTION IN THE STIEGLITZ CIRCLE PART 1
6. NY: SYMBOLISM AND ABSTRACTION IN THE STIEGLITZ CIRCLE PART 2
7. PARIS: CUBISM AND FUTURISM
8. GERTRUDE STEIN: "THE MOTHER OF US ALL”
9. THE LOSS OF INNOCENCE: THE ARMORY SHOW OF 1913
10. WW I: PARISIANS IN NEW YORK
11. MARCEL DUCHAMP (ALIAS ROSE SELAVY)
12. PARIS: APRES LA GUERRE
13. THE NEW NY: STELLA, WEBER AND SHEELER PART 1
14. THE NEW NY: STELLA, WEBER AND SHEELER PART 2
15. ON THE MARGINS: STETTHEIMER AND DEMUTH PART 1
16. ON THE MARGINS: STETTHEIMER AND DEMUTH PART 2
17. AN AMERICAN IN PARIS: GERALD MURPHY
18. THE "NEW NEGRO" ARTS MOVEMENT
19. GEORGIA O'KEEFFE AND ALFRED STIEGLITZ
20. TRANSATLANTIC MODERNISM: CONCLUSION
ARTISTS OF AMERICA SERIES                                                        P.6-P.8
1. ANDREW WYETH: SELF-PORTRAIT - SNOW HILL (CC)
2. A WYETH HURD ORIGINAL: PETER DE LA FUENTE
3. THOMAS HART BENTON: "THE SOURCES OF COUNTRY MUSIC"
4. PIERRE H. MATISSE: AN ARTIST OF LOVE AND FREEDOM (NEW!)
5. FRITZ SCHOLDER: PAINTING THE PARADOX
6. WALT OWEN
7. MYKE MORTON
8. MICHAEL EARNEY: THE UTILITARIAN ARTIST
9. CLERIO DEMORAES: PAINTING THEUNCONSCIOUS
10. RITA BLITT: DANCING HANDS; "FLAG"
10A. RITA BLITT: DANCING HANDS
10B. RITA BLITT: "FLAG" - A PATRIOTIC SCULPTURE
11. A. R. MITCHELL'S WEST
ARTISTS OF THE WORLD SERIES                                                      P.10-P.11
1. HENRY MOORE: A NEVER-ENDING DISCOVERY (MOORE IN CHINA)
2. ROBERT DAVIDSON: THE EAGLE SOARS
3. GOYA: THE PAINTER WHO LOST HIS HEAD
4. SYBIL ANDREWS: THE ART OF LINOCUT
5. MICHAEL CARDEW: MASTER POTTER
6. XIAO KEJIA: BRUSH DANCE (CALLIGRAPHY) (NEW!)
7. ANTONIO SAURA: SAURAGRAMS
8. RIVERA, OROZCO, SIQUEIROS: WALLS OF FIRE
9. THE CERAMIC ART OF THE NATZLERS
ARTISTS OF VISION SERIES (NEW!)                                                  P.8-P.10
ALVAR: HIS VISION AND HIS ART
CREECY: CELEBRATING THE ART AND LIFE OF HERBERT CREECY
EDNA HIBEL 1: WITH LOVE, EDNA HIBEL
EDNA HIBEL 2: A PERSONAL PORTRAIT
EDNA HIBEL 3: HIBEL'S RUSSIAN PALETTE
PIERRE H. MATISSE 1: AN ARTIST OF LOVE AND FREEDOM
PIERRE H. MATISSE 2: A WORKSHOP WITH PIERRE H. MATISSE - THE ART OF PAPER CUTS
SALAZAR 1 (ROLAND ROSE)
SALAZAR 2: "FOUR SEASONS OF THE MASTER MYTH"
ARTISTS PROFILED SERIES                                                          P.6
LOUISA MCELWAIN: IN THE SPIRIT OF GEORGIA O'KEEFFE
STEPHEN MONROE: PAINTER, SCULPTOR, TOY MAKER
FORREST MOSES: WATERCOLOR ARTIST BY NATURE

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MARY SHAFFER (GLASS SCULPTOR): A NATURAL FORCE
MELISSA ZINK: CERAMIC SCULPTOR AND PAINTER
ARTS AND YOU(TH) SERIES                                                            P.11
PROGRAM 1: SINGER, ACTOR, STORYTELLING AND FASHION DESIGN
PROGRAM 2: PIANIST, ACTRESS, PAINTER (MALE)
PROGRAM 3: PAINTER (FEMALE), DANCER, COMPUTER ART
BEADS, BAUBLES & JEWELS SERIES 1 (BEADING & JEWELRY MAKING) (CC) (NEW!)            P.13-P.15
1. KNOTS & DOTS NECKLACE; BEADING LESSON: WIRE; Y NECKLACE (CC)
2. THE FOB; CRIMP BEADS; RIGHT ANGLE WEAVE; SEEING RED (CC)
3. SEPTEMBER SAPPHIRE; BEADED CHARMS; SILVER LINK NECKLACE (CC)
4. PEARL CHOKER; KNOTTING BASICS; FOCAL PENDANT; SETTING STONES (CC)
5. SEED BEADS; ATTACHING CORD ENDS; WATCH NECKLACE; FLORAL VOTIVE (CC)
6. MEMORY WIRE BRACELET; USING MEMORY WIRE; TYPE KEYS BRACELET; PERSONALIZE (CC)
7. DROP NECKLACE; BEAD BOARD; PENDANT & PEYOTE CUFF NECKALCE (CC)
8. PEARLS; KNOTTING TOOL & FRENCH WIRE; KNOTTING; PEARL LARIAT NECKLACE (CC)
9. JUMP RINGS BRACELET; FINDINGS; METAL LOOK CLAY; FLEA MARKET FUN (CC)
10. GOLD WRAPPED; WIRE-WRAP BEADS; PEARL & RIBBON; FAUX DISK BRACELET (CC)
11. WIRE EARRINGS; THREADS/CORDS; STRETCH CORD BRACELET; BEADED ROPE (CC)
12. METAL CLAY PENDANT; TOOL BOX; SILVER TAG PENDANT (CC)
13. BEADED PENCIL HOLDER; SPECIAL TOOLS; Y WONDER; HIP STYLE (CC)
BEADS, BAUBLES & JEWELS SERIES 2 (BEADING & JEWELRY MAKING) (CC) (NEW!)            P.15-P.16
1. BEGINNER BASICS (CC)
2. BEADING IS ALWAYS FASHIONABLE (CC)
3. LIVING COLOR! (CC)
4. JEWELRY FOR MEN (CC)
5. DIAMONDS, SEMI-PRECIOUS STONES: GIRL'S BEST FRIEND (CC)
6. TRENDY EARRINGS (CC)
7. SILVER AND GOLD (CC)
8. THE NEWEST FASHION ACCESSORY (CC)
9. BEADING BASICS (CC)
10. MORE IS BETTER WHEN IT COMES TO STRANDS (CC)
11. THE LATEST STRINGING MATERIAL (CC)
12. MAKE AN IMPRESSION WITH PENDANTS (CC)
13. BEADING AND MORE BEADING (CC)
BEADS, BAUBLES & JEWELS SERIES 3 (BEADING & JEWELRY MAKING) (CC) (NEW!)            P.16-.P17
1. WIRE WORKS (CC)
2. POLYMER CLAY (CC)
3. BEADS AND MORE BEADS (CC)
4. KNOT YOUR WAY TO BEAUTIFUL JEWELRY (CC)
5. METAL WORK (CC)
6. EMBROIDERY TECHNIQUES (CC)
7. FELT FIBER AND FABRIC (CC)
8. A TOUCH OF GLASS (CC)
9. BACK TO BASICS - STRINGING (CC)
10. MIX IT UP! (CC)
11. THE WORD IS "FABULOUS" (CC)
12. SEMI-PRECIOUS STONES (CC)
13. EARRINGS (CC)
BEGINNING ARTISTS SERIES                                                           P.17-P.18
1. PAINTING FROM THE SOURCE
2. BECOMIN.G A WATERCOLOR ARTIST
3. CARTOONING AND CARICATURE: DRAWING HEADS, DRAWING FIGURES
4. PAPERMAKING: PAPER PULP AS AN ART FORM
5. A BOOK BY ITS COVER (LEATHER BINDING)
6. SCREEN PRINTING: COLOR APPLICATION PROCESS
CONVERSATIONS WITH SERIES: ARTISTS                                                 P.11-P.12
DAVID DUNN
GLENNA GOODACRE
WOODY GWYNN
MICHAEL NARANJO
WILLA SHALIT
BOB WADE
CONVERSATIONS WITH SERIES: FILM & TV CELEBRITIES                                   P.40
JO HARVEY ALLEN
CAROL BURNETT
JOAN DARLING
BRIAN DENNEHY
ZANNE DEVINE
CHUCK JONES
MICHAEL LEARNED
RALPH LEVY
JIMMY LYDON

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BROOKE SHIELDS
PAUL JUNGER WITT
CREATIVE CRAFTS SERIES (NEW!)                                         P.18-P.19
1. PICTURE FRAMING 1: BASIC SKILLS
2. PICTURE FRAMING 2: ADVANCED SKILLS
3. PAINTING FURNITURE
4. PAINTING ON WOOD
5. FRESH FLOWER ARRANGING
6. DRIED FLOWER ARRANGING
7. JAPANESE FLOWER ARRANGING - IKEBANA
8. STENCILING
9. FABRIC STENCILING
10. NEEDLEPOINT
EDNA HIBEL SERIES                                                     P.12
1. WITH LOVE, EDNA HIBEL
2. EDNA HIBEL: A PERSONAL PORTRAIT
3. HIBEL‟S RUSSIAN PALETTE
FILMMAKING STUDIES                                                    P.41-P.42
ORSON WELLES IN ITALY: ROSABELLA (ROSEBUD)
SHADOW CASTING: THE MAKING OF "A RIVER RUNS THROUGH IT"
THE INDEPENDENTS SERIES: AFRICAN-AMERICANS
MEA CULPA (I AM GUILTY)
STEALIN' HOME
WEEKEND OF OUR DISCONTENT
HANDS-ON CRAFTS FOR KIDS 8: 54321! (CC) (NEW!)                        P.25-P.26
1. SCHOOL DAYS (CC)
2. THINGS WITH WINGS (CC)
3. MY ROOM - PROGRAM 1 (CC)
4. THE GREAT OUTDOORS (CC)
5. PAPER: CARDS, TAGS AND WRAPPING (CC)
6. PARTY FAVORS (CC)
7. MAKE IT PERSONAL (FOR GIRLS) (CC)
8. JUST FOR ME (FOR BOYS) (CC)
9. MY ROOM - PROGRAM 2 (CC)
10. SCRAPBOOK AND FRAMES (CC)
11. LET IT SNOW (CC)
12. WILD AND WACKY PARTIES (CC)
13. HOLIDAY HANG UPS (CC)
HANDS-ON CRAFTS FOR KIDS SERIES 1: CRAFTS FOR KIDS                    P.19-P.22
1. BUG OFF: THE INSECT WORLD
2. COLONIAL AMERICA 1: BACK IN TIME
3. BOOKS AND PUPPETS: TELL ME A STORY
4. SPACE: SPACED OUT
5. AIR: FLY LIKE THE WIND
6. NATURE: BACK TO NATURE
7. OCEANOGRAPHY: A VERY FISHY SHOW
8. PATTERNS: OVER AND OVER AND OVER AGAIN
9. STAMPS: STAMP IT!
10. THE ENVIRONMENT'S 3 RS: REDUCE, REUSE, RECYCLE
11. NATIVE AMERICAN CULTURE
12. KALEIDOSCOPE OF COLOR AND LIGHT
13. LINES AND SHAPES: UNDER CONSTRUCTION
HANDS-ON CRAFTS FOR KIDS SERIES 3: CRAFT TOGETHER                     P.22-P.23
1. TRADITIONS
2. AUTUMN: FALL INTO CRAFTS
3. MOSAICS: PUTTING IT ALL TOGETHER
4. PUPPETRY
5. GIFTS: 'TIS BETTER TO GIVE THAN RECEIVE
6. SPRING FORWARD
7. RAINY DAY FANTASY
8. HERITAGE: FAMILY HISTORY
9. PARTIES
10. MAGIC POTIONS
11. RECYCLED
12. CRAFTED WEARABLES: ALL DRESSED UP
13. COLD WEATHER CRAFTING




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HANDS-ON CRAFTS FOR KIDS SERIES 5: CAMP HANDS ON (CC)                  P.23-P.25
1. CAMP SUPPLIES (CC)
2. MAKE NEW FRIENDS (CC)
3. TAKE A HIKE INTO THE WOODS (CC)
4. TRACKING AND FOLKLORE (CC)
5. THE NIGHT SKY (CC)
6. FUN AND GAMES (CC)
7. AROUND THE CAMPFIRE (CC)
8. NATURE (CC)
9. DOWN BY THE RIVER (CC)
10. BUGS (CC)
11. CRAFT CABIN (CC)
12. CAMP MEMORIES (CC)
13. CAMP HANDS ON CABIN (CC)
I CAN MAKE STUFF SERIES                                                P.26-P.27
I CAN MAKE STUFF 1
I CAN MAKE STUFF 2
I CAN MAKE STUFF 3
I CAN MAKE STUFF 4
I CAN MAKE STUFF 5
I CAN MAKE STUFF 6
I CAN MAKE STUFF 7
I CAN MAKE STUFF 8
I CAN MAKE STUFF 10
INTRODUCTION TO MUSIC SERIES                                           P.37-P.38
CELLOMAN
ELEMENTARY MUSIC: SISTERS OF SOUND
GOSPEL MUSIC: THIS IS OUR STORY; THIS IS OUR SONG
JAZZ: WHAT IT IS!
THE STORY OF JAZZ: NEW ORLEANS STOMP
SIR JOHN TAVENER (COMPOSER): THE GOLDEN THREAD
WOMEN IN MUSIC: STRINGS ATTACHED
MUSICAL MOMENTS SERIES                                                 P.38
BRASS INSTRUMENTS
PERCUSSION INSTRUMENTS
STRING INSTRUMENTS
WOODWIND AND KEYBOARD INSTRUMENTS
PERFORMING ARTS SERIES                                                 P.42
FAMILY ALBUM 1: KATIE MALONE
FAMILY ALBUM 2: HOW DAD CREATED THE WORLD
PERFORMANCE WITH A POINT OF VIEW: IN HAND; HIGH FASHION
THEATER: ALL THE WORLD'S A 4TH WALL
THREE MIN.UTES FROM BROADWAY
PHOTOGRAPHY SERIES                                                     P.27
FASHION PHOTOGRAPHER: THE STUDIO
JON GRAY'S MASTERCLASS OF PHOTOGRAPHY (CC)
ARTHUR GRIFFIN: IN FOCUS - A CELEBRATION
SCRAPB OOK MEMORIES SERIES 4 (CC)                                      P.31-P.33
1. INTERACTIVE SCRAPBOOK PAGES (CC)
2. IMAGINATIVE TRADING CARDS (CC)
3. THE LATEST IN STAMPING TECHNIQUES (CC)
4. TRENDY SCRAPBOOK ADD-ONS (CC)
5. SCRAPBOOKING AND GEOMETRIC SHAPES (CC)
6. TRANSPORTING YOUR SCRAPBOOK SUPPLIES (CC)
7. CREATIVE USES FOR A "SUN" PUNCH (CC)
8. THEME ALBUMS FOR SPECIAL EVENTS (CC)
9. PAPER AND CLAY SCULPTING AND STRING ART IDEAS (CC)
10. INCLUDING DIE-CUTS AND CREATIVE STICKERS (CC)
11. THE BUSINESS OF SCRAPBOOKING (CC)
12. UPDATING AND REMEMBERING EVENTS (CC)
13. ADDING TEXTURE TO SCRAPBOOK PAGES (CC)
SCRAPBOOK MEMORIES SERIES 1 (CC)                                       P.27-P.29
1. 3D; BOXES; SCRAPBOOK CONVENTION; CRAFT NEWS; EYELETS (CC)
2. ART PAPER; PHOTOS; DIE CUTS; PASTE/CHALK; FOLDING (CC)
3. PHOTO TIP; BLACK BOOK; BORDERS; WEDDINGS; SPECIALTY PAPER (CC)
4. JEWELS & SEQUINS; STICKERS; EXPO; WEAVING; WIRING (CC)
5. STYLE; DIGITAL CAMERA; CROP PHOTOS; CHALKING; CROPPING PARTY (CC)
6. JOURNALING; DIE CUT; PAPER WEAVE;BACKGROUNDS; PHOTO ADD-ON (CC)
7. COLOR; RW & B; DIAMOND WEAVE; COMMUNITY; MOOD (CC)
8. USEFUL SCRAPS; TIME SAVERS; CONFETTI BORDERS; HOBBY CAREER (CC)
9. ORGANIZING; TAGS; SCRAPBOOKERS; WIRING; CHALKING (CC)
10. ADHESIVES; LUMP; PICTURE BORDER; LAMIN.ATE; BACKGROUND (CC)

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11. MEMORIES; CAMOUFLAGE; BRADS; SCRAPBOOK SHOW; CLOUDS (CC)
12. SCRAPBOOK CHOICES; EMBELLISHING; TEMPLATES; FOIL; FABRIC (CC)
13. FLOWERS; PICTURES; CHALK; BRADS; PAPERS; RESTORE PHOTOS (CC)
SCRAPBOOK MEMORIES SERIES 2 (CC)                                      P.29-P.30
1. SIMPLICITY (CC)
2. HUMOR (CC)
3. 8-1/2" X 11" TO 12" X 12" (CC)
4. COLOR (CC)
5. CUT UPS (CC)
6. SEWING (CC)
7. CAMERA (CC)
8. FURRY FRIENDS (CC)
9. TRAVEL (CC)
10. TEMPLATES (CC)
11. HOST CHALLENGE (CC)
12. ACCOMPLISHMENTS (CC)
13. TRENDS (CC)
SCRAPBOOK MEMORIES SERIES 3 (CC)                                      P.30-P.31
1. CUTTING; ORGANIZING; QUICK CARDS EMBELLISHING (CC)
2. LETTERING; PAPER PIERCING; ALTERED BOOKS; EYELETS (CC)
3. SEWING; QUILLING; LOUVERS & BARGELLO; COLLAGE; VELLUM (CC)
4. MIN.I IDEAS; REPRODUCING PAGES; ATTACHING BRADS (CC)
5. UTILIZING SPACE; FRAMES; EMBELLISHING; STICKERS (CC)
6. JOURNALING; ORGANIZING TOOLS; TEARING PAPER; CHALK (CC)
7. CHANGING PAGES; HERITAGE PAGES; ADDING PIZZAZZ (CC)
8. STICKERS; FRAMES; QS & AS ABOUT STICKERS (CC)
9. SHAKERS; THEME PAGES; PHOTOS; DISPLAYING PHOTOS (CC)
10. BABY PAGES; COMPUTER TIP; STICKERS; TEXTURE PLATES (CC)
11. BORDERS; TAGS & BOOKMARKS; PROTECTION; RUBBER STAMPS (CC)
12. TRADING PAGES; VELLUM; PAPER WEAVING; TRADING 2; DECOS (CC)
13. TIME-SAVING TIPS; CARDS & ENVELOPES; FLORAL DISPLAY (CC)
SCRAPBOOK MEMORIES SERIES 5 (CC)                                      P.33-P.34
1. CREATING THE ALTERED BOOK LOOK (CC)
2. TRANSPARENCIES AND PARCHIMORE (CC)
3. USING FABRIC AND SEWING NOTIONS (CC)
4. NEW BABY SCRAPBOOKING (CC)
5. PAINT AND FABRIC DESIGN TECHNIQUES (CC)
6. BACK TO SCRAPBOOKING BASICS (CC)
7. ADDING METAL EMBELLISHMENTS AND MORE (CC)
8. FABULOUS BACKGROUND TECHNIQUES (CC)
9. THE CHALLENGE OF PARCHIMORE (CC)
10. USING SIMPLE GEOMETRY AND MORE (CC)
11. CREATIVE COLOR SCHEMES (CC)
12. ADD PIZZAZZ TO YOUR PAGES (CC)
13. SOMETHING OLD, SOMETHING NEW (CC)
SCRAPBOOK MEMORIES SERIES 6 (CC) (NEW!)                               P.34-P.35
1. USING OFFICE SUPPLIES FOR YOUR SCRAPBOOK (CC)
2. CREATIVE IDEAS FOR ALBUM COVERS (CC)
3. GET INTO THE RETRO LOOK (CC)
4. MAXIMIZE SPACE ON YOUR SCRAPBOOK PAGES (CC)
5. THE LATEST IN INNOVATIVE SCRAPBOOKING IDEAS (CC)
6. SCRAPBOOKING FUN AND GAMES (CC)
7. SCRAPBOOK CHALLENGE: ADDING TEXTURE TO PAGES (CC)
8. INTERNATIONAL INFLUENCES IN SCRAPBOOKING (CC)
9. QUICK AND EASY SCRAPBOOK PAGES (CC)
10. SCRAPBOOKING: IT'S ONLY NATURAL (CC)
11. NEW IDEAS FOR EMBELLISHING YOUR PAGES (CC)
12. SCRAPBOOK PAGES FOR OUR BOYS AND MEN (CC)
13. SCRAPBOOKING MAGIC (CC)
SCRAPBOOK MEMORIES SERIES 7 (CC) (NEW!)                               P.35-P.36
1. IT'S IN THE CARDS (CC)
2. MONOCHROMATIC (CC)
3. KIDS DAY (CC)
4. COLLAGE/GRUNGE (CC)
5. STRESS-LESS SCRAPBOOKING (CC)
6. DIGITAL SCRAPBOOKING (CC)
7. ABC'S OF LETTERING (CC)
8. FABRIC, RIBBON AND TRIM (CC)
9. ARCHITECTURE (CC)
10. IT'S TRANSPARENT (CC)
11. LACE IT UP WITH EYELETS AND BRADS (CC)
12. OFF THE PAGE (CC)

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13. MINI ALBUMS (CC)
STAR TREK: THE CREATIVE URGE SERIES                                   P.43
FUTURE GARB WITH ROBERT BLACKMAN
MAKING FACES WITH MICHAEL WESTMORE
THE SCRIPT'S THE THING WITH MICHAEL PILLAR
THE ART APPRECIATION SERIES                                           P.4-P.5
ART OF DESIGN - 1
ART OF DESIGN - 2
FAMOUS PAINTINGS
HOMENAJE A TENOCHTITLAN: AN INSTALLATION FOR THE DAY OF THE DEAD
TWO SIDES OF COMPUTER ANIMATION
WOMEN BY WOMEN
THE BIOGRAPHIES SERIES:                                               P.38-P.39
HOUDINI
MERLE OBERON: THE "TROUBLE" WITH MERLE
THE CASTING CORNER SERIES                                             P.39-P.40
ACTOR TO ACTOR: SO YOU WANT TO BE A STAR
THE ART OF TALK AND COMEDY
AUDITION TECHNIQUE
THE CASTING DIRECTOR
COMMERCIAL CASTING
COMMERCIAL VOICE-OVER
THE DIRECTOR'S POINT OF VIEW
HOW TO GET YOUR CHILD INTO COMMERCIALS
KIDS ON CAMERA
MUSIC, MUSIC, MUSIC
STUNTS
THE DANCE SERIES                                                      P.40-P.41
BALLET ON ICE 1: CARMEN
BALLET ON ICE 2: SLEEPING BEAUTY
BALLET ON ICE 3: CINDERELLA (NEW!)
BALLET ON ICE 4: THE NUTCRACKER (NEW!)
CHOREOGRAPHER MARGARET JENKINS: DANCING ON THE EDGE OF SUCCESS
THE DANCE TRILOGY: ZYNC, PARAMATA, SANDDANCE
LIZ LERMAN: THE SHIPYARD DANCE
MY FIRST BALLET LESSON
RUTH ST. DENIS THE DANCING PROPHET
SYMBOLIC DANCE: THE CONFERENCE OF BIRDS
THE INDEPENDENTS SERIES: AFRICAN-AMERICANS                            P.42
MEA CULPA (I AM GUILTY)
STEALIN' HOME
WEEKEND OF OUR DISCONTENT
THE INDEPENDENTS SERIES: GAY ISSUES                                   P.42
THREE BY THREE
THE SALAZAR SERIES                                                    P.12-P.13
SALAZAR (ROLAND ROSE)
SALAZAR'S "FOUR SEASONS OF THE MASTER MYTH"
VIEW AND DO SERIES                                                    P.36-P.37
CALLIGRAPHY 1: FROM PEN TO PAPER, BEGINNER ITALICS
CALLIGRAPHY 2: THE ELEGANCE OF COPPERPLATE
HANDKNITTING WITH MONTSE STANLEY: LEARNING TO KNIT
PAINTING ANIMALS: PAINTING HORSES IN WATERCOLOR
PAINTING LANDSCAPES: AN ARTIST'S DAY OUT
PAINTING ON-SITE: WATERCOLOR WITH GEORGE SEAR




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