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March 2010

   
           
         
           
     

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Article:
Art Works … Figure Drawing (page 14)

>> Click here to download a PDF of the proportion manikin diagram

The articles are saved as a PDF file so you MUST HAVE Adobe Acrobat Reader (6.0 or higher) to open and read them.
You can get Acrobat FREE from Adobe at the following address:
http://www.adobe.com/products/acrobat/readstep2.html

Article:
Van Gogh's Sunflowers (page 20)

To learn more about and view examples of Vincent van Gogh's paintings of sunflowers, visit the following:

http://www.vggallery.com/misc/sunflowers.htm

http://www.vangoghgallery.com/painting/sunflowerindex.html

Article:
Clip & Save Art Print: “Boy Building A Castle Of Cards” by Jean-Baptiste-Siméon Chardin
(page 25)

To read a more detailed biography, visit:
www.britannica.com/EBchecked/topic/106359/Jean-Baptiste-Simeon-Chardin

A similar version of “Boy Building a Castle of Cards,” entitled “The House of Cards,”
hangs in the National Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C. To see the alternate version, visit:
www.nga.gov/collection/gallery/gg53/gg53-97.html

To see more examples of Chardin’s genre scenes as well as general information
on the history of genre paintings, visit the following online resources:

www.visual-arts-cork.com/genres/genre-painting.htm

www.nga.gov/exhibitions/frgenre-images.shtm


http://ask.reference.com/pictures?qsrc=2352&o=100049&l=dir&dm=&q=chardin%20jean-simeon

http://www.ask.com/pictures?q=Jean+Baptiste+Simeon+Chardin&qsrc=6&o=100049&l=dir&ni=

To view examples of profile portraiture, visit:
www.nga.gov/exhibitions/2001/virtuebeauty/profile.shtm

A video tutorial about drawing a profile is available for viewing at:
www.ehow.com/video_2375574_draw-profile-face-shape.html

Article:
Making a Big Deal About Everyday Objects
  (page 32)

To learn more about Claes Oldenburg and Coosje van Bruggen, and view some
of their work, visit:

www.oldenburgvanbruggen.com

Article:
Community Connections: Get Your Whole Community Involved in Youth Art Month
  (page 46)

To learn more about The Arts in Education Aid Council, visit:
www.aieac.org

Learn more about Youth Art Month at:
http://www.acminet.org/youth_art_month.htm



Article:
Alpha Art … the ABCs of ART :R - S - T - U - V (page 16)
Click here for additional lesson plans

   
                         
           
                         
 
 
 

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