Wednesday, January 7, 2015

Expressionist Pastel Drawings Have Feeling

Inspired by a fellow art instructor here at Rib├ęt - thank you Mr. Impert! - I taught a mini-lesson on Expressionism to my high school art class. We looked at Van Gogh, Munch, Pollock, and other Expressionists to see how the line quality, color, and feeling differed from more constrained and realistic paintings. Then the students chose from magazine images and were instructed to make an expressionistic drawing inspired by the photo. Here are some of the amazing results:

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