Loquats and a Mountain Bird, by an anonymous painter of the Southern Song Dynasty (1127–1279); small album leaf paintings like this were popular amongst the gentry and scholar-officials of the Southern Song.

Loquats and a Mountain Bird, by an anonymous painter of the Southern Song Dynasty (1127–1279); small album leaf paintings like this were popular amongst the gentry and scholar-officials of the Southern Song.

First we talk a little about the history of Australian dreamtime painting and Aboriginal art.  Next we talk about how we could make it our own.  Students trace their hand with pencil onto black 8x8 paper.  They begin by choosing 3 colors of paint and use those for the hand.  We dot paint with the back of a paintbrush.  Next day when the hands are dry, students draw a simple background design with pencil and use white tempera for the designs dots.  Finally they choose a background color, that…

First we talk a little about the history of Australian dreamtime painting and Aboriginal art. Next we talk about how we could make it our own. Students trace their hand with pencil onto black 8x8 paper. They begin by choosing 3 colors of paint and use those for the hand. We dot paint with the back of a paintbrush. Next day when the hands are dry, students draw a simple background design with pencil and use white tempera for the designs dots. Finally they choose a background color, that…

History of Beauty by Umberto Eco. Basically about differences in seeing beauty throughout the history. But pictures of sculptures and prints of painting give the words more sense. :)

Babe: The Legend Comes to Life

History of Beauty by Umberto Eco. Basically about differences in seeing beauty throughout the history. But pictures of sculptures and prints of painting give the words more sense. :)

Pompeii Painter - Roman art - Pompeian painter with painted statue and framed painting Pompeii

Pompeii Painter - Roman art - Pompeian painter with painted statue and framed painting Pompeii

Han Gan's ink-drawn horse is surrounded by calligraphic stamps and an inscription of a poem written by the emperor. Description from robinurton.com. I searched for this on bing.com/images

Han Gan's ink-drawn horse is surrounded by calligraphic stamps and an inscription of a poem written by the emperor. Description from robinurton.com. I searched for this on bing.com/images

Giotto - Considere one of the first of the italian Renaissance artists. Giotto di Bondone was a talented painter and architect.

Giotto - Considere one of the first of the italian Renaissance artists. Giotto di Bondone was a talented painter and architect.

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