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Famous Paintings Art Appreciation Lessons for Kids

Famous Paintings Art Appreciation Lessons for Kids
These studies of Famous Paintingswere written on an elementary level, but will be of interest to all ages. They will help students become familiar with and learn to appreciate the works of famous artists. Teachers, for each lesson you will find a biography of the artist,a study sheet, a worksheet, a greyscale print of the picture,a jigsaw puzzle, a printable and online crossword puzzle, word search, and word scramble, links for further research, and links to art lessons for many of the artists. There are posters, books, and videos you can order. All the material at Garden of Praise is free without subscription. If you have benefited and would like to help maintain the site, use the button below. SUGGESTIONS for using the ART LESSONS How to Use Famous Paintings for Tutoring

Craft has its culture professionals too | Culture professionals network | Guardian Professional Contemporary embroidery and needlecraft from Mr XStitch, a maker but not as you know it. Photograph: Mr XStitch Making is central to how we think, how we live and what we do. But what about the traditional maker? It's time to ask how makers work within the context of the 21st century economy and the current climate of social and technological change. Makers cannot be defined within one category. Making as an expanded field Making It is Winchester's four-day celebration of craft, creativity and community – the fact that we all 'make' in some way or another. As director of Craftspace Birmingham, Figueiredo is a true ambassador and champion for craft. Figueiredo describes the projects she initiates as challenging the traditional boundaries of maker culture. Skills for the modern maker The Making It project seeks to open up debate on the role of the modern maker. But how do we articulate making and visual material in the context of the written word? Making it in the crowd

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New Incredibly Detailed Pen Doodles By Kerby Rosanes Kerby Rosanes, the doodle master from the Phillipines, is back with new amazingly detailed drawings. Though we wrote about him a few months ago, he didn‘t waste any time creating more extraordinary pieces, which he insists on calling doodles. From your favorite lion (now in steam punk style) to raging hippos or interstellar black holes, all these overwhelming compositions ooze with tiny and funny details. While all this started as a hobby for this 23-year-old, it has been his main occupation for some time now. Some of his drawings were made for his clients while others were created just for fun, but all of them will catch your eye. More info: | Behance | Facebook (via: visualnews)

About This Site What is art? How does art address the needs of humanity? Why do we create art? Is all art beautiful? Does everyone see art in the same way? This program invites you to learn about the art critiquing process. Learning about art is much more than the making of a project. Although website materials are capable of being viewed in any order, it is recommended that you begin with the Elements Of Art. ARTiculation also contains a Timeline and Vocabulary Section to aid you in placing works of art within a historical context and understanding the meaning of art terms that may be new to you. Dream Art and Creativity Click here to go directly to our dream art gallery Dream art draws on unconscious inspiration through dreams to create unique and personal art. Throughtout history many creative and scientific minded people have been able to tap into the unconscious minds potential finding answers to theorems, figuring out mathematical equations, writing song melodies, and developing characters for novels – all from their dreams. In the realm of visual arts which is our focus here, artists for many years have grappled with the idea of the real versus the unreal, and have visually explored the blurred boundaries between reality and dreams. Artists such as Gustave Moreau, (1826-1898), Pierre Puvis de Chavannes (1824 – 1898), and Odilon Redon (1840-1916), who laid the foundations for the later art movement of Symbolism, are such artists. Frenchman Odilon Redon is a perfect example of an artist at this time, torn between the worlds of the real and the imagined. Max Ernst (1891–1976) Giorgio De Chirico (1888–1978)

The Alphabet of Art The Robert J. McKnight Memorial Web Site Welcome to the Alphabet of Art. This site explains, in simple terms, the elements of visual design. Once you understand the Alphabet, you'll be able to "read" pictures and other works of visual art and understand why they work the way they do. The Alphabet of Art was developed by the late Robert J. McKnight derived many of the ideas in the Alphabet from Maitland Graves and his book, The Art of Color and Design (McGraw-Hill, 1951). The Alphabet of Art is a service of Guidance Communications, Inc. The Alphabet of Art — A Notation System for Visual Design The visual notation system known as the Alphabet of Art is made up of Elements and Attributes. The seven Elements are the things that the artist or designer works with: Line, Line Direction, Shape, Size, Texture, Value, and Color. The Attributes are defined as the qualities that the art or design conveys to the observer. In any notation system there must be a method of making comparisons.

5 Important Tips on Shooting Landscapes from Successful Photographers Today’s post is a guest post from Danielle Santiago. Check out her info at the bottom of the article. There are many types of photography. 5 Important Tips on Shooting Landscapes from Successful Photographers 1. Most newbie photographers ask the pros for the best settings to shoot landscapes. 2. The filter is not only used to protect your main lens. 3. No matter how pro you are as a photographer, you can never be satisfied with just taking one shot. Also, take multiple shots at different times: minutes before sunrise, the actual sunrise, sunset, minutes before sunset, just after sunset, rainy season, cloudy weather, windy day, etc. 4. Strange but true, photographers say that the greatest colors you can capture by sunset can be found in the east. 5. First, be calm or use a tripod instead holding the camera with your bare hands. Conclusion Landscape photography is becoming one of the most popular niches of photographers today.

Interactives | Exhibitions | 2002 | The Russian Avant-Garde Book 1910 - 1934 Weird Photo Manipulation Art by ~Toxicclowd This post features a collection of bizarre photo manipulations done by some creative deviantart artists. 22 photos by *RubberSun by Meta-morphosis by Lloyd K. by GUSTAVO OLIVE by Nayrtar by Lamerie by Daniel Finnerty (Finnda) by *oilcorner