Painting - Still Life and Landscape



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Hasegawa - Pine Trees
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Corot - the Rising Path

Key Concept: landscape, composition, painting

Objective: Students will:
a) Paint a landscape
b) Pick a landscape of their choice to paint in a style of the artist mentioned above or in a style of art they chose.

Procedure:
a) thumbnails in paint to arrive at value and color scale
b) thumbnail to arrive at composition
c) paint landscape, no drawing before hand
d) paint landscape in a chosen style point of departure

Artists: Wolf Kahn, Wayne Thiebaud, April Gornic, Louisa McElwain, Manet, Monet, Van Gogh
Materials: Photo references provided by students, canvas, paint, brushes, water, paper 6x9

Assessment:
a) Tie into objectives
b) Handling of paint
c) composition
d) creative point of departure

See www.mhsgallerymac.wikispaces.com for artist.

Key Concept: Style - Understanding by doing

Objective: S.W.
a) Paint the same landscape in an artists style.

Procedure:
a) intro
b) research an artist concentrating on style and brush stroke and composition
c) Practice and reproduce based upon previous landscape.

Artists: see gallery
Materials: see above

Assessment: See above