O'Keefe for K-2


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O'Keefe for K-2

  1. 1. Georgia O’ Keeffe November, 15 1887 – March 6, 1986
  2. 2. What are we doing today… <ul><li>Learn about Georgia O’Keeffe. </li></ul><ul><li>Create a watercolor painting of a flower that is magnified, large,& colorful. It should seem like it is falling off the page. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Think about the art elements and principles as we explore the works of Georgia O’Keeffe. </li></ul></ul>
  3. 3. 1986 - 1887 99
  4. 4. Frank Lloyd Wright ( June 8 , 1867 April 9 , 1959 ) Alexander alder ( July 22 , 1898 Nov 11 , 1976 ) Pablo Ruiz Picasso ( October 25 , 1881 April 8 , 1973 ) Henri Matisse ( December 31 , 1869 November 3 , 1954 ) Grant Wood ( Feb13 , 1891 Feb12 , 1942 ) Georgia O’ Keeffe November, 15 1887 – March 6, 1986 Frankenthaler, Helen Dec 12, 1928 Alexandra Nechita (Aug 27, 1985 -
  5. 5. Vocabulary <ul><li>Abstract - In art, a departure from natural appearances in order to create new arrangements of lines, colors, shapes, forms and textures. </li></ul><ul><li>Scale - The relationship (smaller or larger) of an </li></ul><ul><li>object to its representation in a drawing or painting. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Point-of-view - The location or angle from which a </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>subject is viewed. “Bugs – eye” </li></ul></ul>
  6. 6. Art Elements What you see! • Color - Color has three properties: hue, value, & intensity. • Shape - Shapes have two dimensions and can be geometric or organic. Shapes can also be positive and negative.
  7. 7. Art Principles What you do with the elements ! <ul><li>Contrast - Refers to differences in values,colors, textures, shapes and other elements in an artwork. </li></ul><ul><li>Emphasis - create focus in the work. Artists can emphasize color, texture, value. </li></ul><ul><li>O’Keeffe’s paintings were created by the placement and isolation of her subjects, in addition to the use of strong values and contrasts. </li></ul>
  8. 8. Jack in the Pulpit IV 1930, oil on canvas, 40” x 30”, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D. C. <ul><li>Elements: </li></ul><ul><li>Color: </li></ul><ul><li>Warm or cool? </li></ul><ul><li>How does the color </li></ul><ul><li>define the shape? </li></ul><ul><li>Shape: </li></ul><ul><li>Where are parts of the </li></ul><ul><li>petal missing? Cropped? </li></ul><ul><li>Geometric or organic? </li></ul><ul><li>Principles: </li></ul><ul><li>Contrast: </li></ul><ul><li>Where is the area of </li></ul><ul><li>greatest contrast? </li></ul><ul><li>Where do you see </li></ul><ul><li>shape contrast? </li></ul><ul><li>Emphasis: </li></ul><ul><li>Size? </li></ul><ul><li>Color? </li></ul><ul><li>Technical: </li></ul><ul><li>Why do you think it </li></ul><ul><li>was so big? </li></ul><ul><li>How was it made? </li></ul><ul><li>Expressive: </li></ul><ul><li>How Does it make </li></ul><ul><li>you feel? </li></ul><ul><li>Does it make you want </li></ul><ul><li>to see a Jack-in-the-pulpit </li></ul><ul><li>plant? </li></ul>
  9. 9. Jack-in-the-pulpit Arisaema triphyllum (Arisaema atrorubens, Arisaema stewardsonii)
  10. 10. Light Coming on the Plains II 1917, watercolor, 12” x 9”, Amon Carter Museum, Ft. Worth, Texas
  11. 11. Blue and Green Music 1919, oil on canvas, 23” x 19”, The Art Institute of Chicago
  12. 12. Large Dark Red Leaves on White 1925, oil on canvas, 32” x 21”, The Phillips Collection, Washington, D. C.
  13. 13. Red Poppy 1927, oil on canvas, 7-1/8” x 9”, Private collection Where is the area of greatest contrast?
  14. 14. Purple Petunia 1927, oil on canvas, 36” x 30”, Private collection
  15. 16. Corn Dark I 1924, oil on composition board, 31-3/4” x 11-7/8”, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York What point of view is used here?
  16. 17. City Night 1926, oil on canvas, 48” x 30” location unknown
  17. 19. The Lawrence Tree 1929, oil on canvas, 31-1/16” x 39-3/16”, Wadsworth Atheneum, Hartford, Connecticut
  18. 20. Ranchos Church I 1929, oil on canvas, 18-1/2” x 24”, Norton Gallery and School of Art, West Palm Beach, Florida
  19. 21. Cow’s Skull with Calico Roses 1931, oil on canvas, 35-3/4” x 24”, The Art Institute of Chicago
  20. 22. Ram’s Head, White Hollyhock—Hills 1935, oil on canvas, 30” x 32-1/4”, Brooklyn Museum of Art, Brooklyn, New York
  21. 24. White Shell with Red 1938, pastel on paper, 21” x 27”, Art Institute of Chicago What effect does the warm background color have?
  22. 25. Cliffs Beyond Abiquiu, Dry Waterfall 1943, oil on canvas, 30” x 16”, Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, Ohio
  23. 26. Hands – On Project <ul><li>Use a pencil to lightly sketch your flower. </li></ul><ul><li>Use watercolor pencils to color your flower. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Vibrant color </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Emphasis </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Contrast </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Magnified </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Falling off the page - cropped </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Fill up the entire space ! </li></ul></ul>
  24. 27. <ul><li>• Watercolor paper • Watercolor pencils </li></ul><ul><li>• Water containers • Silk or live flowers </li></ul><ul><li>• Paper towels • Pencil </li></ul><ul><li>Masking Tape </li></ul><ul><li>Brushes </li></ul>What you Need <ul><li>Think About what you want to draw. </li></ul><ul><li>How would a bug see it? </li></ul><ul><li>Would you look at the center? </li></ul><ul><li>Hang from a leaf? </li></ul>Next Step Big, Big, Big
  25. 28. Let’s get started <ul><li>Tape the edges of the paper down. </li></ul><ul><li>Lightly sketch your object. </li></ul>Water Color Time <ul><li>You will be using water color pencils. </li></ul><ul><li>Add color first then the water. </li></ul><ul><li>Use your brush to add water. </li></ul><ul><li>Be kind to your brush </li></ul><ul><li>Dab your brush on paper towel between colors </li></ul><ul><li>Add water to one area at a time. </li></ul><ul><li>You can tint - add water to a color. </li></ul>Remember you can always add but you can’t take away! Are we done yet? <ul><li>When your whole paper is filled. </li></ul><ul><li>Your name is on your paper. </li></ul>