(What art supplies do I need for this? Click HERE.)
(Can this be used for a high school fine arts credit? YES! Click HERE for more information.)
Horsing Around Art Project (Edgar Degas)
Watch the video and produce your own masterpiece in the style of Edgar Degas,in 4 Step-By-Step Lessons with Master Artist Pat Knepley.
Horsing Around is the seventh in See the Light’s Art Projects, a video curriculum that advances skills and learning as students complete works of art in the styles famous artists.
Horsing Around includes in-depth art history (Impressionism) with a special focus on the style of Edgar Degas, while also exploring related art elements (shape, space, color, value) and art principles (composition, aerial perspective, pastel technique). Art history and Biblical content are woven into every lesson.
Here’s the trailer for the entire series:
- Draw the Horse with Basic Shapes
- Lay the Base Colors with Chalk Pastels
- Add Layers of Pastel for Realistic Horses
- Layer in the Fields of Color
Horsing Around is geared for ages 10 +. The 4 lesson DVD runs approximately 2 hours, but the student should allow approximately 3 to 4 hours to complete this fabulous work of art. Click the link below for a list of supplies you will need to complete this project: