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  • Assignment: Museum-Based Lesson Plan

    of design and be able to describe how the choices of tools/technologies and processes are used to create specific effects in the arts. 7. Objectives: As a result of discussing, demonstrating and explaining the principles of printmaking techniques, students in my 8th class will be able to identify various types of relief prints: Woodcut, Block prints, Linocuts, and Wood Engraving. Students will be able to connect art to the daily lives by creating a print that will be used as a poster to protest violence in Chicago. Students will learn how to use carving tools to create a print. Student will be able to talk about their work through oral critique and respond to the creativity of others. Assessment measures: Students will be graded by their presentation to the class and response/participation in a classroom critique. The student also will be graded on neatness and creativity. 8. Standards: State Goal 26: Through creating and performing, understand how works of art are produced. Learning Standards: A. Understand processes, traditional tools and modern technologies used in the arts. 9. Resources Needed: • TV/VCR for printmaking video. • Projector for sample of artwork by Elizabeth Catlett and Leopoldo Méndez. • Printmaking Paper - Rives BFK, Arches 88, Arches Cover, Hot Press (smooth) watercolor paper or card stock can be used. • Inks Acrylic Paint • Plexi-Glass or Acrylic Sheets - thin (1/8 - 1/4 inch thick). • Baren or wooden spoon…

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  • Critical Analysis Of Albrecht Durer's The Last Supper

    what is going on here and the appreciation that Christ is spending his last moments with his apostles. ORIGINAL PURPOSE: In Durer’s “The Last Supper”, he shows up his hint toward Protestantism during the beginning of the reformation, and this depiction of the last supper has a slightly different interpretation then the original one. Durer wants to show viewer the humanistic part of the Last supper hence the bare feet of some of the apostles and Christ. This type of artwork could easily have…

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  • Harvey Littleton Artful Home Analysis

    It allows artists to make multiple extremely similar or in some cases the exact same pieces of art (Vitreography). Intaglio is a style of printmaking that involves filling a plate with the piece of art indented into it (Intaglio). Said plate is then filled with ink, or another liquid and placed onto a special board with grooves in it. A piece of paper is then pressed onto the inked plate (Intaglio). Pressure is then applied through the use of a weighted object (Intaglio). The weight then presses…

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  • Art In The 19th Century

    men working in the picture have their backs to the audience and this was something that violated the decorum and propriety that was involved in the nineteenth century French academic art (Pg. 303). Another reason people would call this scandalous is because of the way that Courbet made the two men look. He made them seem to be dirty with ripped up clothes. Another thing the book says is that the content of the picture is “mundane” (Pg. 303). While people may have said that this painting was too…

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  • Analysis Of Walter Bendix Schonflies Benjamin's The Work Of Art

    Walter Bendix Schonflies Benjamin was born into a wealthy Jewish family in Germany. He was a German philosopher who is associated with the Frankfurt School and his areas of interests were literary theory, language, aesthetics, and technology. Benjamin was influences by and is associated with the work of Karl Marx, Theodor Adorno, and Bertolt Brecht. Moreover, one of Benjamin’s most influential writing is titled, The Work of Art in the Age of Mechanical Reproduction (1936). The primary argument…

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  • Printing Influence On Graphic Design

    areas. There are many different materials that can be used, but all systems work with the same basic technique (Rugolo). Following the stock market crash in 1929, President Roosevelt created the Federal Arts Project (FAP) in order to employ artists, as over 20% of Americans had lost their jobs. Many artists used the screen-printing method in order to produce thousands of posters, most of which no longer exist today. These posters were both propaganda and simply artistic pieces as one of the…

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  • Otto Dix Accomplishments

    World War One was a time where violence, terror, and heavy bloodshed were the only words fit enough to describe the destruction happening in those years. One German painter, Otto Dix, witnessed all of these things, first hand, during his volunteered service in the German Army from 1915 until being discharged in 1918 due to a neck injury (“Otto Dix”). From his experience in the war, watching many soldiers be physically destroyed, and others, including himself, be mentally broken down into tiny,…

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  • Rhizome Formal Analysis Essay

    Formal Analysis on The Rhizome Art Piece These artists collaborated and challenged their viewers to recognized nature. Everything in the world deserves to be recognized. Nature is one of the amazing elements God created and put on our planet, in this generation its hard to recognize nature when everything surrounding us has been replaced or distorted, now the world looks to be man made. In this collaboration piece Johanna Paas and Mariah Doren work together and combine their talents into a piece…

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  • Kill For Peace Analysis

    of the work of art consist of printmaking, and is a screenprint on cardboard with “bullet holes”. The painting is medium sized at 23 ¼ inch by 19 ¼ inch. Carol Summer’s piece titled “Kill for Peace” is a dark, naturalistic work of art that depicts a family’s position in a war between violence and peace. Some figures an observer could see in the painting “Kill for Peace” are a Hispanic woman and two small Hispanic male children barefoot and kneeling to the ground. The woman is holding one of…

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  • Durer Death And The Devil Analysis

    Printmaking is an art form that largely began in the early 16th Century Renaissance Europe. The art form involved drawing or engraving directly in a metal plate, and the use of paint and oils in order to duplicate an image. This inexpensive process allowed for the infinite duplication of artwork, resulting in the large recognition of artists from across Europe and public knowledge of their works. This form of art was of great benefit to those of whom could not afford original works, allowing for…

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