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Sketch Book Art 1
Analyzing A Painting
Elements of Art
Principles of Design
Form and Contour Line
Positive -Negative Lesson
Value as in Black and White
Value Lesson-Black and White
Still Life Project
Color & Value as in Color
Color Lesson Plan
Paul Klee - Fantastic Child Artist
ttern and Repetition
Decoration Vs. Design
the Illusion of Depth
Illusion of Depth Lesson Plan
Van Gogh Landscape, Line & Marks
Art Nouveau-Organic Design&Pattern
Multi Media Assemblage & Fibre Art
Mixed Media Lesson Plan
Cubism, Fragmentation,Abstraction - Lesson Plan
Texture and Pattern
Pattern and Fish, Texture and Fish
the Still Life
Sub category is Xenia - still life that deals with food.
Caravaggio was a master of light and shadow, but what a troubled man. He may have killed someone, I'm just saying?
Watercolor for Three Skulls. watercolor
Paul Cezanne - Still Life with Skulls,oil
Vanitas - beware the earthly Vanities. Peter Claesz (Dutch), oil
These painting dealt with warnings concerning personalities, vanities and morals.
They used many symbols to get their message across such as the skull and hour glass.
Watercolor study for Cezanne's three skulls, watercolor
A painting with a clear warning. What might it be? A flower, a skull, and an hour glass, mmmm? oil
Van Gogh - Still Life's
Van Gogh - Sun Flowers,oil
Van Gogh - The Old Shoes, oil
Van Gogh - Roses, oil
Raphaelle Peale - Still Life's
Raphaelle Peale, Watermelon, oil - Xenia
R.P, Orange on Book, oil
Paul Cezanne - Watercolors and Oils
This may be a Matisse done after a Cezanne. oil
Do you see a difference in the paint handling between the oils and Watercolors?
Look At the amount of lines used and the way color overlaps color making new lines and color. Could this be a beginning for Cubism?
Georgio Morandi - Still Life's
Morandi did studies for all his paintings especially the still life paintings. He used pencil and watercolor.
Once he started a painting if he did not like the way it was going, he'd scrape the oil paint off the canvas
and onto the floor. He would then begin again. He was on the brink of greatness when he decided to leave
Paris and its modern art and go back to Bologna, Italy to live and paint in his families home. He may have become
a Fascists as Italy was under Mussolini's rule at this time. This may have been a way to stay alive or maybe
he really believed in being a Fascist.
Pencil - Working out positive/negative spaces. It was the space between as in the space between notes in music.
Oil Composition. What is the focal point?
Watercolor Drawing - Do you think the drawing above could be related to the painting below?
Morandi drew constantly working out his theories about composition.
Oil Again. What is the focal point?
Edward Manet - Impressionist
Edward Manet - oil Sub Category of still life known as natura morte
Know mainly for his portraits, His still life paintings were beautiful whether dead fish, fruit or dead animals.
Notice his use of black and how "up" in the foreground his focal point is.
Edward Manet - oil - Look at the brush strokes, They are very loose and flowing.
Objects are described in one or two strokes, color values make forms, this is the beginning of Impressionism.
The first crime scene painting?
Manet did many beautiful small flower paintings as well as other types of still life. He also redefined the art of the portrait.
Diebenkorn was a west Coast artist that explored figurative painting (Bay Area Figurative Painters) before
finding his footing with the Ocean Park series of abstracts based upon his neighbor and it's landscapes.
He drew every morning for at least two hours, usually figures or still life or sketches
for his paintings and usually in black and white,charcoal or paint — watercolors or oil or mixtures.
In a Diebenkorn everything happens quickly. Objects are observed then painted. They are objects he knows, we know, we live with. Paint is applied loosely and in an expressive manner. The paint is thick. Things happen and there are few corrections that cannot be seen. The history of the painting is right there. There is no way to cover up, there is no need to cover up.
Oil-Small paintings are intimate. They are usually done quickly. In Diebenkorn's case they are like studies in color and composition. Simple objects become major players, in the league with angels and mythological figures. These feel similar to Manet's small work.
The artists used here is unknown but is this finished or not?
pencil and watercolor - What constitutes a finished painting?
watercolor or a print
Wayne Thiebaud was known as a Pop Artist but rejected this label. He felt he was more a kin to Stewart Davis
and the American image painters. He is still alive and painting. His paintings are known for their color, draftsmanship
and the use of complementary colored lines that encompass all or part of his images.
Adriaen Van Utrecht
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