If you hear a voice within you say you cannot paint, then by all means paint and that voice will be silenced.
-Vincent van Gogh
7th grade art
Style Option 1 (De Stijl):
Complete a valentine using the following:
a. Straight lines (vertical and horizontal)
b. Rectangles and squares
c. Primary colors and black and white
Style Option 2 (Georgia O'Keefe):
Complete a valentine by creating the following:
a. a close up image of flower, bone or object of your choice
Style Option 3 (Edward Hopper):
Complete a valentine by creating one of the following:
a. an image that documents life today (fashion, architecture, technology, culture, etc.)
b. an image that documents life in another time (future or past).
Style Option 4 (Cubism):
Complete a valentine by creating one or both of the following:
a. An image of an object/s from many angles
b. A collage
Style Option 5 (Non-objective):
Create a valentine without a recognizable subject.
Make a picture of lines, shapes, colors, textures and values.
Style Option 6 (Andrew Wyeth):
Create a valentine that tells a meaningful story without words.
Style Option 7 (You're an artist!):
Write a list of three rules your art must follow.
Make a valentine that follows the rules.
Good luck, everyone! Remember how you knew all the answers in the review game? I sure do!
Follow the slides in order to add color to your exquisite corpse. Follow the steps in order. Do not miss a step. REMEMBER TO UPLOAD YOUR JPEG FILE TO COMPASS.
Follow the instructions on the slides below to create your digital exquisite corpse. Be sure to complete each step in order. Be sure to complete every step.
Open Scholastic Art: Henri Matisse: Working with Color to pages 4-5. Use the article to answer the questions on the next page in your sketchbook:
1. Did Matisse like art as a child?
2. What did Matisse study to become?
3. What event caused Matisse to change his feelings about art?
4. How did Matisse start out painting at The French Academy?
5. What new way of painting was Matisse first inspired by that caused him to break the "rules" of painting at The French Academy?
6. What does "fauves" mean in English?
7. Which art element did fauves experiment with most?
8. What is an "arbitrary" color?
9. How would Matisse define the word "portrait?"
10. Identify two ways in which Matisse created art on is own?
A few things to remember as you complete your Cezanne inspired still life paintings.
Above: Cezanne's work.
Above: Start by mapping out the value.
Above: Remember there are core shadows, cast shadows, and highlights. There is also variation of light and dark within these shadow. Paint shapes of value. Do not paint outlines.
Above: Remember this guy? He finishes his painting in this quick 5 minute video.