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Albrecht Durer

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Albrecht Durer

  1. 1. Albrecht Durer, printmaking, and pattern<br />
  2. 2. Who is Albrecht Durer?<br />German artist<br />Lived from 1471-1528<br />Painter, printmaker, and mathematician<br />
  3. 3. Why is Albrecht Durer important?<br />Albrecht Durer was one of the first artists to use printing instead of painting.<br />
  4. 4. What is printmaking?<br />The artistic design and manufacture of prints<br />Prints are copies of an original piece of work. <br />Examples: stamps, woodcuts, Xerox copies, etc.<br />
  5. 5. Relief Prints:<br />Woodcuts<br />Linoleum cuts<br />Wood engravings<br />
  6. 6. In relief printing, areas <br />NOT to be printed <br />are carved away from the<br /> surface of the plate <br />(block), so that the<br /> areas to be printed are<br /> left higher.<br />
  7. 7. Katsushika Hokusai<br />Japan (1760-1849)<br />
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  10. 10. 16th C. Europe: Printing Processes<br />
  11. 11. Albrecht Durer<br />
  12. 12. Albrecht Durer<br />wood engraving<br />
  13. 13. Paul Landacre<br />
  14. 14. M.C. Escher<br />
  15. 15. Mark Rowden<br />
  16. 16. Bob Sercl<br />
  17. 17. Norio Takamiya<br />
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  19. 19. Robert Cottingham<br />
  20. 20. Karen Kunc<br />
  21. 21. Uros Djurovic<br />
  22. 22. Ruth Wetzel<br /> (detail)<br />
  23. 23. Marisha Simons<br />
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  25. 25. Exploration and Art<br />During the 1500’s (when Durer lived) Europeans were exploring Africa.<br />People were eager to know what Africa looked like, but there were no cameras.<br />How do you think people returning from Africa shared information about what it looked like with their friends?<br />
  26. 26. Pattern & Texture Game<br />
  27. 27. Pattern Assignment<br />Look at the worksheet.<br />Create a new type of pattern and/or texture for each box.<br />

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