Take a journey through art with Sharon Jeffus! In this lesson, use chalk pastels to explore the concept of perspective as you draw crosses. Then, work from a master piece of art by Renoir as you learn the art of portraiture. Along the way, you’ll see paintings from the masters, like Thomas Cole, Thomas Moran, and Frederic Church.

Element of Art:
Perspective

Art Appreciation:
Renoir
Crosses
Portraits

Technique:
Perspective
Portraiture

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We can’t wait to see your creativity!