Hundertwasser Art Study

Hundertwasser Art Study: The Artist Hundertwasser was both an exceptional and individualistic artist as well as being an environmentally friendly one!  He liked to create his art within nature as well as having it point towards nature.  As a man passionate about nature, he used his art to spread the message on conviviality between man…

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Charcoal Self Portrait {Learning the Art Basics}

This lesson Lillie had to draw a charcoal self portrait.  Charcoal is a tricky medium to use because detail is fairly hard to achieve.  Lil did lots of preparatory work and created a lovely self portrait.  She received 95% for the lesson, along with lots of ideas for her to try out.  The self portrait…

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Drawing Cutlery {Learning the Art Basics}

Lesson five was all about drawing cutlery.  The actual purpose wasn't that one needs to become a connoisseur at drawing a knife and fork; no, the real reason why learning to draw cutlery is so important is on account of its shiny surface.  Shiny, reflective surfaces are notoriously difficult to capture accurately and the artist…

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Exploring Charcoal {Learning the Art Basics}

This lesson exploring charcoal took Lillie a little bit longer to complete because she enjoyed working with Charcoal so much.  I shall just let her note book do the speaking as she has to annotate all her work (in fact, I believe the annotation is as important as the art 🙂  ) Exploring Charcoal: Values…

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Pierre-Auguste Renoir {Impressionist}

Last term Lillie spent a few happy weeks learning all about the Impressionist painters.  She has included Renoir, Seurat, Degas and Monet.  She studied one of these artists for two weeks.  This week’s artist is Pierre-Auguste Renoir. Pierre-Auguste Renoir Resources Pierre-Auguste Renoir was a French painter who was instrumental in starting the impressionist movement of…

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Georges Seurat {Impressionist Artist Study}

Last term Lillie spent a few happy weeks learning all about the Impressionist painters.  She studied one artist for two weeks.  This week's artist is Georges Seurat who is well known for his pointillism. Georges Seurat: Resources She used the following books throughout her project:    As well as the courses found here: Resources Specific…

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