ERIC Number: ED420544
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1996
Portraits. Artists' Workshop Series.
King, Penny; Roundhill, Clare
This instructional resource, designed to be used by and with elementary level students, presents six portraits by master artists from diverse cultures and historic periods, as starting points for exploring various artistic techniques. Images include: "Dead King Amenophis I" (Egyptian, 1050 B.C); "Head of Neptune" (Roman, 500 A.D.); "Self-Portrait" (Vincent Van Gogh, 1889); "Dora Maar Seated in a Wicker Chair" (Pablo Picasso, 1938); "Man Pointing" (Alberto Giacometti, 1947); and "Mother" (David Hockney, 1982). Suggestions and instructions are given for creating student art work using a variety of techniques and media. Both master art works and children's art illustrate the text. (MM)
Descriptors: Art, Art Criticism, Art Education, Art History, Art Materials, Artists, Childrens Art, Instructional Materials, Picture Books, Portraiture, Studio Art
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Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A