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Artists Paint Food. Third Grade Art Docent Program - Earhart Elementary School. Wayne Thiebaud [1920 - ]. Cake Counter. Click for: CBS Sunday Morning Interview. - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

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Artists Paint FoodThird Grade Art Docent ProgramEarhart Elementary School

1VocabularyContour: an outline especially of a curving or irregular figure, one representing or bounding the shape or form of something

Composition: the way in which something is put together or arranged; the combination of parts or elements that make up something

Arrangement: the way that things or people are organized for a particular purpose or activity; the way that things or people are arranged

Collage: a work of art that is made by attaching pieces of different materials (such as paper, cloth, or wood) to a flat surface2Cake CounterWayne Theibaud[1920 ] Currently lives in Arizona. He is an American painter widely known for his colorful works depicting commonplace objects, landscape & figure paintings.

Which cake would you choose here?

What colors are repeated in the composition?

The background is a plain light neutral color that helps us see the cakes better.

3Old woman PrayingNicolas Maes [1634 1693]He was born over 380 years ago in Holland. He is best known for his story-telling scenes, which he often painted with deep velvety contrasts of light and shade.

This old woman is seen praying before she eats the food on the table.

The kitten must be smelling something it would like. What do you think the kitten wants?

Do you see a slice of fish and some bread?What other carefully painted details can you find?

Poultry Market

Walter Williams [1920 1998]is a painter, printmaker, and sculptor who was born in Brooklyn, New York.

This painting shows the window of a market that sells chickens, turkey, and eggs.

Do you see the scale?

Do you think that the artist has a sense of humor because he made the shapes the same on the boys hair and the roosters tail?5summertime

Georges Braque [1882 1963]Can you find shapes that are repeated? How did Brque create a feeling of balance in his composition?

Romare Bearden [1914 1988]This projection combined some photographs & fabric with painted areas.Purple Plums6Food Oil Painting

By Zimou Larry Tan7Fruit WatercolorPomegranate & PineappleSketch out the shapes of the fruits, leave the details for laterFill in with watercolorsAdd the details, such as the veinsof the leaves, the pineapples carpel, and pomegranates seeds & mesocarp