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Henri Rousseau PowerPoint-Secondary Education


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Henri Rousseau PowerPoint-Secondary Education

  1. 1. Henri Rousseau
  2. 2. Learning Objectives  To know how to create drawings inspired by the style of the artist Henri Rousseau  To be able to use materials effectively to work in the style of Henri Rousseau  To understand about camouflage, pattern and use of texture in Henri Rousseau paintings
  3. 3. Key words:  Camouflage: An object that blends in with its environment  Pattern: A recurring shape/pattern, it can be seen in decoration or a motif  Texture: The feel of a the textures on a canvas, such as paint and colouring pencils Hooded grasshopper
  4. 4. How has a variety of tone be created?
  5. 5. Henri Rousseau  French Post impressionist painter  His inspiration came from illustrations in books and gardens in Paris: “When I go into the glass houses and I see the strange plants of exotic lands, it seems to me that I enter into a dream."  He had also met soldiers, during his term of service, who had survived the French expedition to Mexico and listened to their stories of the subtropical country they had encountered  The Painting below is ‘In a Tropical Forest. Combat of a Tiger and a Buffalo ‘ 1908-1909, Oil on Canvas
  6. 6. Puppetry from Lion King
  7. 7. William Morris Prints
  8. 8. Task *All – will have completed drawings inspired by the Artist Rousseau and thought about and added camouflage, pattern and texture in the work. *Most – Will have added textures and patterns and also could use colouring pencils to do so *Some – will have reviewed, annotated and developed their drawings. Think about a title for your piece.