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NAME: Georgia O'Keeffe
BIRTH DATE: November 15, 1887
DEATH DATE: March 06, 1986
EDUCATION: Art Institute of Chicago
PLACE OF BIRTH: Sun Prairie, Wisconsin
PLACE OF DEATH: Santa Fe, New Mexico
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“I wish you could see the place here,” she wrote in 1923 to the novelist
Sherwood Anderson. “There is something so perfect about the
mountains and the lake and the trees. Sometimes I want to tear it all to
pieces — it seems so perfect — but it is really lovely.”
Let’s create the skies by using tints. The Lake
consists of shades of darker blues. Mountains will be
added next in between the sky and the lake.
Students have various tempera paints of
earth toned colors to choose from.
When the mountains will be dry, you will have to use
larger brushes to create the trees. I demonstrate how to
"hop" the brushes around the paper to give the illusion of
texture in the trees.
The last step is to switch to a very small brush and paint
the trunks of the trees.
I demonstrated how to not use a lot of paint on a dry
What do we need?
-- 12 x 18
12 x 18
-- tempera paints
-- various sizes of
various sizes of