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Folk art

  1. 1. FOLK ART Project WGIS Visual Art
  2. 2. Folk Art Folk art: is the term used for a wide variety of arts and crafts that reflect the traditions and social values of a variety of social groups. Folk art is generally created by individuals who have little or no academic artistic training, and do not indent their art to be “Fine Art”. Their creations often fulfill a purpose. Folk art creations include paintings, sculptures, and other decorative art forms. Most people also consider objects such as tools, toys, and costume as folk art. Throughout history, every culture creates things for their daily lives. By creating these things and decorating them, designs and styles are developed and become apart of the cultures identity, and visual style.
  3. 3. Folk Art Examples
  4. 4. Folk Art: Americana
  5. 5. Folk Art: African-American
  6. 6. Folk Art: African
  7. 7. Folk Art: Mexican
  8. 8. Folk Art: Russian
  9. 9. Folk Art: Japanese
  10. 10. Folk Art: india
  11. 11. Folk Art: Native American
  12. 12. Folk Art: Jewish
  13. 13. Folk Art: Canadian
  14. 14. Folk Art: Vietnamese
  15. 15. Folk Art: El Salvador
  16. 16. Folk Art: Peruvian
  17. 17. Folk Art: Puerto Rican
  18. 18. Folk Art Project For this project, you will chose a culture, and research the folk art those in the culture create. You may chose a culture that your family is apart of, or any culture you are interested in. You will look at the examples of this folk art, find the styles and themes that they use. After researching enough material, you will create a painting in your chosen folk arts style.

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