Paint Like ... the Great Artists Ongoing Art & Art History Class Part 1
Study the Great Artists through history. Learn the basic concepts of art. Explore different mediums and techniques. Create an artwork during each class based on the work of a Famous Artist. This is Part 1 of a 2 Part ongoing course.
We will explore the artwork of the Great Artists in this ongoing, weekly class. We will study and discuss the art of Monet, Matisse, Cezanne, Dali., Klimt, Chagall, Van Gogh, and more. We will learn about the art movements they inspired. We will learn about art basics including color, lines, subject matter, perspective, and techniques. We will look at art by the masters and discuss what they mean to us. Then we will create a work of art inspired by the art of the masters in this ongoing...
This class is taught in English.
Students will learn to critically look at the works of greater artists. Students will learn art techniques in different media.
Annette the Teacher has been teaching for a long time. She has over three decades of experience teaching children of all ages. She has a B.A. in Sociology with minors in Biology, Chemistry, and Writing from the University of Pittsburgh. She has homeschooled her own children from Pre-School through (their current) High School. All of her classes are interactive. Annette encourages students to fully participate in class. All of her classes feature hands-on activities and books Annette writes for the class herself. Annette is a published writer, publisher, and artist. She uses her extensive knowledge and experience to create unique classes for every student. She enjoys teaching science, history, art, and cooking classes. She brings history alive with her "Life in ..." history classes where students learn about key times in history by experiencing children and families' lives in that time period. "Paint like ..." art classes where students will learn about famous artists and create their own artwork based on the artists' works. "Smart Science" classes where we explore science and complete experiments and projects. Kid Cuisine classes are cooking classes for Young Chefs based on historic foods and science topics. Students should be prepared to make, explore, and create during class. Annette knows hands-on, interactive experiences are the best way for children to learn. Annette also has experience working with Special Needs children. She is Mom to a child on the autism spectrum and a child with serious medical needs. She also has worked with children with ADHD. If your child has special needs, please contact Annette so she can work with you and your child.
There is no homework assigned. However, some projects may need to be finished after class on their own time.
Materials needed for this ongoing class: Your artist will need a good, basic art kit - A variety of paintbrushes including flat, round, angle, and mop in various sizes A good set of acrylic paints (in tubes or bottles) A palette and at least two plastic plates A set of chalk pastels and a set of oil pastels. A good set of drawing pencils and a moldable eraser. Mixed media art paper of at least 9 X 12 inches Two cups of water ( and extra water for cleaning brushes), paper towels, or rags for cleaning brushes and hands (Optional but recommended) Spray Fixative for charcoal and pastels Students should have art paper, pencils, and erasers for every class. We will study a new artist each week. When "paints" are listed for a project, please have your acrylic/Tempera paints, brushes, a cup of water, palette or plastic plates, and paper towels or art rag. Our schedule and supplies for the art project will be as follows: Week 1: Henri Matisse/ Paints, art paper, pencils, black marker or oil pastel Week 2: Claude Monet / Paints, art paper, pencils Week 3: Paul Cezanne/ Paints, art paper, pencils Week 4: Joan Miro / Paints, art paper Week 5: Yayoi Kasuma / Paints, art paper Week 6: Gustav Klimt / Collage - Paints, art paper, additional paper with different colors and textures, glue Week 7: Marc Chagall / Paint, art paper, black marker or oil pastel Week 8: Vincent Van Gogh / Paints, art paper Week 9: Jean-Michel Basquiat / Chalk and oil pastels, art paper, optional fixative Week 10: Salvador Dali / Paints. art paper Week 11: Wassily Kandinsky / Paints, art paper, black marker, ruler Week 12: Student's Choice
Learners will not need to use any apps or websites beyond the standard Outschool tools.
Assessments are available upon request.
50 minutes per week in class, and no time outside of class.
If we will be using scissors in our projects, this will be noted in the monthly posting on the class page. An adult should be nearby to assist if needed.
We will be watching short videos of famous artist's works. All credits will be listed on the class page. Class Image: OKeeffe Red Canna by Georgia OKeeffe High Museum of Art, Atlanta Class Video: OKeeffe Red Canna by Georgia OKeeffe High Museum of Art, Atlanta Henri Matisse La Gerbe 1953 by Tom Ipri Kandinsky Landscape with Factory Chimney Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum Kandinsky Inner Alliance Albertina, Vienna Cezanne L'Estaque By Paul Cézanne - The Yorck Project eisterwerke der Malerei distributed by DIRECTMEDIA Publishing
Meet the teacher
Hello. I am Annette the Teacher. I can't wait to teach you here on Outschool. I use Activity Based Learning in my classes. Learning should be fun. My classes are based on hands-on learning projects. In my classes, you get into the action with...
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