Author: Sharon Jeffus

Jungle Fun in Art (Art Through the Year Season 2 Episode 5)

In this lesson, we will study jungles and one of their beautiful inhabitants—monkeys. So far in this series, we’ve studied the elements of art: line, shape, texture and color. We will introduce the next element of art in this lesson: value. First, we’ll look at jungle paintings by master artist Henri Rousseau, and learn how he interpreted their values of color.

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Rabbits in Art (Art Through the Year Season 2 Episode 3)

In this lesson, we are going to study rabbits—a precious subject in art. Using the elements of art, line and shape, we’ll define the structure of rabbits, but most important in this lesson, we’ll cover texture, another element of art. First, we’ll look at paintings by master artists and learn how they interpreted rabbits in nature. Then we’ll use the elements of art to create our own pictures.

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