Unit 2:Prehistoric to Medieval Art!  What do we know about the Prehistoric time                   period?
How did it all start?!  Art began over 27,000 years ago!  As humans became smarter their   imagination and ability to crea...
Prehistoric Art:25,000 to 2500 B.C.E!  People live in caves!  Survive by hunting and gathering!  No organized government o...
Prehistoric Art:25,000 to 2500 B.C.Ehttp://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kNP6XRLbYWo!  SCULPTURE: Bone, ivory   and stone figuri...
Prehistoric Art:25,000 to 2500 B.C.E!   ARCHITECTURE: massive, upright, stone structures!   Later cave people had learned ...
Prehistoric Art:25,000 to 2500 B.C.E!  PAINTING: Cave paintings of animals thought   to guarantee a successful hunt!  Pain...
Cave of Lascaux, France,                    15,000 B.C.E.http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-09b6QOPibohttp://www.youtube.com/...
What is ‘Cave Art Style’? (writethis in your sketchbook)!  Simple sketchy lines!  Crude looking!  Minimal detail!  Earth t...
HANDS ON: Prehistoric Art!   In your sketchbook, draw a rhino in a cave art style.
HANDS ON: Prehistoric Art
HANDS ON: Prehistoric Art!  In your sketchbook, draw an elephant in a   cave art style.
HANDS ON: Prehistoric Art!  Does it look like this?
Humans in Cave Art!  WRITE THIS IN YOUR   SKETCHBOOK AND   DRAW ONE FROM THE   PICTURE AT THE RIGHT!  Not stick figures!  ...
Humans in Cave Art!  Draw someone running in a cave art style
Humans in Cave Art!  Draw someone running in a cave art style
HANDS ON: Prehistoric Art!  With the person at your table draw the   process of doing something ‘modern’ in a   cave-art s...
Cave Art Story Discussion!  What parts or things of your cave art   story were difficult to draw?!  Why do you think it wa...
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  1. 1. Unit 2:Prehistoric to Medieval Art!  What do we know about the Prehistoric time period?
  2. 2. How did it all start?!  Art began over 27,000 years ago!  As humans became smarter their imagination and ability to create art increased!  Art from Prehistoric to Medieval times is not a progression from simple to complex. It is a time of many varied art forms from different cultures and time periods
  3. 3. Prehistoric Art:25,000 to 2500 B.C.E!  People live in caves!  Survive by hunting and gathering!  No organized government or religion!  Gradually evolve into learning how to use tools to make things!  Art is made for practical purposes to help with hunt or please natural forces
  4. 4. Prehistoric Art:25,000 to 2500 B.C.Ehttp://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kNP6XRLbYWo!  SCULPTURE: Bone, ivory and stone figurines!  Made figures to please natural forces like wind, animals and storms!  Ex: Venus of Willendorf, Europe, 25,000 B.C.E., Stone
  5. 5. Prehistoric Art:25,000 to 2500 B.C.E!   ARCHITECTURE: massive, upright, stone structures!   Later cave people had learned how to farm and had more time to build permanent structures!   Ex: Stonehenge, England, 2000 B.C.E. Limestone, Used as an astronomical calendar
  6. 6. Prehistoric Art:25,000 to 2500 B.C.E!  PAINTING: Cave paintings of animals thought to guarantee a successful hunt!  Painted what they saw and images of everyday life!  Painted on cave walls with fingers and brushes made of sticks!  Used paint made of crushed rocks, berries and charcoal as outlines for the animals!  Ex: Lascaux Cave Painting, France, 15,000 B.C.E., natural paints on rock walls
  7. 7. Cave of Lascaux, France, 15,000 B.C.E.http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-09b6QOPibohttp://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bzShXDxm2v8&feature=related
  8. 8. What is ‘Cave Art Style’? (writethis in your sketchbook)!  Simple sketchy lines!  Crude looking!  Minimal detail!  Earth tones (browns, rusty reds, dark greens, grays)!  Dark, black outlines around figures!  Just enough to tell a story without words
  9. 9. HANDS ON: Prehistoric Art!   In your sketchbook, draw a rhino in a cave art style.
  10. 10. HANDS ON: Prehistoric Art
  11. 11. HANDS ON: Prehistoric Art!  In your sketchbook, draw an elephant in a cave art style.
  12. 12. HANDS ON: Prehistoric Art!  Does it look like this?
  13. 13. Humans in Cave Art!  WRITE THIS IN YOUR SKETCHBOOK AND DRAW ONE FROM THE PICTURE AT THE RIGHT!  Not stick figures!  Long upper bodies!  Long, thick legs!  Tiny heads!  Short arms
  14. 14. Humans in Cave Art!  Draw someone running in a cave art style
  15. 15. Humans in Cave Art!  Draw someone running in a cave art style
  16. 16. HANDS ON: Prehistoric Art!  With the person at your table draw the process of doing something ‘modern’ in a cave-art style with at least 4 steps. Color with chalk or oil pastels on the paper provided to you.!  For example draw the process of buying groceries in a cave art style Drive to store Pay for groceries Look for groceries Put groceries in car
  17. 17. Cave Art Story Discussion!  What parts or things of your cave art story were difficult to draw?!  Why do you think it was hard to draw these?!  What connection do you think this has to why art has developed and changed over time?

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