Quirky animation, abundant sound effects, enthusiastic narration, and silly touches enhance this recommended program, which concludes with a retrospective of the artist’s selected paintings, mosaics, and quilts.
“…this video serves up an entertaining mix of silliness and art history…Throughout, viewers see photos or real-life paintings, sculptures and buildings interspersed With animations...should prove enlightening and enjoyable for a wide range of viewers.”
“All told from Lincoln’s point of view, this is a compelling, fascinating window into an important time period and shows this president’s lasting legacy.”
”Narrated by George himself, this program combines whimsical animation and archival stills of various documents and paintings to bring historical fact to life… a nicely-paced program that adopts an easygoing conversational tone and fine sense of humor."
“With playful animation, original music, and lively sound effects, cartoon Andy narrates his own story… a fast-paced, child friendly introduction to the life and works of Andy Warhol, Pop Art icon.”
“This fast-paced, animated biography about Impressionist artist Mary Cassatt… has produced a lively first-person narrative that traces (her) career in a style that is very appealing to an elementary-age, perhaps middle-school, viewing audience”
“My class wants to write and tell you how much they loved your artist videos! They are awesome! My kids were fascinated and held on to every word. They learned so much!”
“Hi, I love using your books and videos to teach my Kindergarten to third grade students about great artists and artwork…The kids love knowing details of the artists’ lives and sharing it with their families as well…Because we are living in Germany (I teach in a DoDDS School) our students have access to some of the greatest works of art. The parents are telling me their kids are always bugging them to take them to The Louvre and other great museums! I can’t complain about that.”
“I like how it told a lot of facts. It was also very funny.”