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.Read More
Author: Sharon Jeffus
Create trees throughout the seasons! In this lesson, you’ll learn about line, shape, and texture: the first three elements of art. Enjoy works of art from the masters like Van Gogh, Signac, and more. Using lines and shapes, you’ll get to create your own works of art inspired by the masters, then color them to make them your very own.Read More
Learn to draw a graceful swan and a beautiful ballerina! In this lesson, you’ll learn about line & shape: the first two elements of art. Be inspired by impressionistic artwork like Degas’ ballerinas, or the early American naturalist works of Audobon. Using lines and shapes, you’ll get to create your own works of art inspired by the masters, then color them to make them your very own! Includes a short Bible lesson based on Psalm 139:14 and the classic children’s story, The Ugly Duckling.Read More
Take a journey through art with Sharon Jeffus! In this lesson, you’ll explore the world color and value using still-life flower scenes. Take a look at works by Monet and Escher, and copy a painting by Christine Løvmand.Read More
Take a journey through art with Sharon Jeffus! In this lesson, you’ll take to the sea to discover how master artists like Winslow Homer used value and texture to create high-contrast seascapes. You’ll copy Homer’s “A Fishing Schooner,” then create a dramatic storm scene. Wrap it up by making sea creatures from terra cotta clay.Read More
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