Painting & Drawing in Waldorf Schools: Classes 1 to 8 - Thomas Wildgruber


This comprehensive teacher's manual provides a complete artistic curriculum for Classes 1 to 8 in Waldorf schools. With 280 practical exercises and over 800 drawings and paintings as inspiring examples.

The book covers free drawing, to guided color exercises, to precise perspective drawing. The exercises draw on elements of the Steiner-Waldorf curriculum at appropriate ages, incorporating themes from fables and legends, the Old Testament, Norse mythology, animals, Ancient Greece and botany. Throughout, the author draws on art theory and shows that art is truly a universal language. The book is also suitable for adult self-study. Language: English

Thomas Wildgruber (1946) studied philosophy, political science and journalism. He was a research assistant in the field of international development and politics, and subsequently trained as a Waldorf teacher in Mannheim. Since 1979 he has been a Waldorf class teacher, and craft and art teacher. His encounter with the painter Lajos Boros led to efforts to develop art education out of the "pictorial resources". He gives courses to teachers on the theme of "Painting with rules of play".

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Country of ManufactureUnited Kingdom