Take a journey through art with Sharon Jeffus! In this lesson, learn about value (the lightness or darkness of color) as you make pictures of feline and canine friends. Copy Manet’s famous painting of a King Charles Spaniel, and take a look at other master works of art by Carracci, Franz Marc, Cassatt, and Bachelier.

Element of Art:
Value

Art Appreciation:
Manet
Pets

Technique:
Chalk Pastels
Acrylic Painting

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!