Take a journey through art with Sharon Jeffus! In this lesson, you’ll learn about two basic elements of art: shape and value. Check out some master works of art by Thomas Moran, Charles Ethan Porter, and Grant Wood. Practice drawing spheres and shading them, then work on two projects: a pumpkin patch at night, and a pumpkin house with pumpkin carriage.

Element of Art:

Art Appreciation:
Thomas Moran
Grant Wood

Oil Pastels
Mixing Values

Have artwork of your own to share from this lesson?

It’s simple to share! Take a picture, upload it to a photo sharing site (like Flickr), then leave a comment below that includes the link to your image.

We can’t wait to see your creativity!