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This month’s Dream Delivered is Art Exploration.

Table of Contents

In this box, we are going to explore the world of art. There are so many careers and pathways that art allows so put on your creative hat and enjoy! Color Me Creative PAGE 4

Oh the Places You Could Go! PAGE 2

Meet an Artist PAGE 3

Art Styles

Zentangle

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Career Spotlight PAGE 9

Did You Know? Draw the Dreamer The History of Animation PAGE 8 PAGE 10

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Typography PAGE 12

Painter or Preschooler? PAGE 13

Quit with the Jokes Dreamer Spotlight PAGE 14

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Medical Illustrator: An artist who draws medical information and diagrams

ct: Archite what buildings Designs like by will look them drawing

Silversmith: Uses silver materials to make useful items

Art Dealer: Buys and sells artwork for m or individual cluseums ients

OH THE PLACES YOU COULD GO: A RT Print Maker: Makes designs by printing them with special plates or blocks

Set Designer: Creates the scenery for a theatrical performance or movie Artisan: Uses specialized skills to make things by hand and sell them

Art Educator: Teaches students abou art and how to create t it

Photojournalist: A photographer who documents the news by taking pictures

Illustrator: Creates pictures accompany the to in children’s bo stories oks

Interior Designer: Chooses the furniture and decorations for different spaces

Art Therapist: Helps people reflect and express their feelings through art

Typographer: Designs the styl appearance of lee and tters for print

Graphic Designer: Uses the computer to combine text and pictures into images that communicate or educate.

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COLOR ME CREATIVE

PRIMARY COLORS

Y AR ND S CO OR SE COL

SE C COOND LO AR RS Y

A color wheel shows the relationships between primary colors, secondary colors and tertiary colors.

SECONDARY COLORS

Primary Colors Red, Blue and Yellow. These cannot be made by mixing other colors.

Secondary Colors These are colors that are made by mixing equal parts of Primary Colors.

Tertiary Colors These are colors that are made by mixing two parts of a primary color and one part secondary color.

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ART STYLES Art Style

Definition

Examples & Artists Claude Monet

Impressionism

Impressionist art is a style in which the artist captures the image of an object as someone would see it if they just caught a glimpse of it. Most pictures have a lot of color (bright and vibrant) and are of the outdoors.

Vincent Van Gogh

Expressionism

A style of painting in which the artist seeks to express emotional experience rather than impressions of the external world.

Maria van Oosterwijck

Still Life

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A painting or drawing of an arrangement of objects. Typically including fruit and flowers and objects contrasting with these in texture, such as bowls and glassware.


Art Style

Definition

Examples & Artists Jenny Prinn

Abstract

Abstract art seeks to break away from traditional representation of physical objects. It explores the relationships of forms and colors.

Andy Warhol

Pop Art

Art based on popular culture and mass media.

Rothko

No set style/ Abstract Expressionist

Although Rothko himself refused to adhere to any art movement, he is generally identified as an abstract expressionist.

Neo-Expressionist

A style of late-modernist or early-postmodern painting and sculpture that emerged in the late 1970s. Neo-expressionists were sometimes called Neue Wilden (The new wild ones)

Pointillism

A technique of painting in which small, distinct dots of color are applied in patterns to form an image. (This picture is made of lots of tiny dots!)

Jean-Michel Basquiat

Georges Seurat

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ZENTANGLE

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The Zentangle Method is an easy-to-learn, relaxing, and fun way to create beautiful images by drawing structured patterns. Color in this Zentangle!


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DRAW THE DREAMER Can you create a self portrait? How do you see yourself? Have fun and be as creative as you want to be!

You prett look like y coo a l artis t!

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N M TI N A O A I

THE HISTORY OF

Animation dates back to the early stages of man! This is an Egyptian mural from over 4,000 years ago. Here an animator shows wrestling happening frame by frame.

Buckle your seat belts... big words ahead! Created in 1824, Thaumatropes are small disks with different pictures on each side, such as a bird and a cage, attached to two pieces of string. These were popular in the 19th century.

Other types of animation during this time period were:

Phenakistoscope

Zoetrope

This is a disk with It is a round device with several frames drawings evenly spaced of animation printed on a paper strip around the outside of placed around the inside. When you the disk. The device spin the device and look through the would be placed slits a moving image appears. in front of a mirror and spun.

Snow White And The Seven Dwarfs was the first movie made using only hand-drawn animation.

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Praxinoscope

This was like a Zoetrope but used mirrors and light to show images. It was powered by a miniature hot air engine!

If you’d like an example of a stop motion video, have a grownup help you go to Dream Delivered’s website (dreamdelivered.org). On our “How It Works” Page, we made a stop motion video by moving our box and taking lots and lots of pictures!

Today, cartoons are made using hand drawn, stop motion and Computer Generated Images (CGI). Toy Story in 1995 was the first animated to be made fully on the computer. Stop motion is done by creating scene, taking a photo and then moving the scene just a little bit before taking another photo. Each movement helps to tell the story.


Typography is the art of arranging and designing typed words to make what we see easy to read and look good. Typographers do this by choosing or creating fonts. We used a lot of different fonts in this word search. Can you still find all of the words?

R R S T R Q W A T V D R X J Z

A N A S F O S J I S D E U O Z

I H R P A L T V M P H A D X T

ANIMATION ARTIST CREATIVE CURATOR

M R C K H C X A S I X T J F M

E O P J S I I F R D S I Q U X

F T A L S L C P E T R V S P A

P A I N T E R S V D S E Z N B

T R N E I D C G L L U U I G Y

GRAPHICS ILLUSTRATOR MUSEUM PAINTER

N U H F A W J H I M F M L R J

L C F Z N I R Q S K A I A L X

Y H P A R G O P Y T C M R U I

T W S X I A T Q R R A I Y J MO I V D R I V R Q S X Z K V M

U D C R X C N V P R R V L Q Q

PICASSO PRIMARY SILVERSMITH TYPOGRAPHY 12


PAINTER or

preschooler?

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Sometimes, the work of professional artists looks very similar to creations made by kids! Guess which of these was created by a professional, and which was made by a kid!

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8 9 Key: 1. Pro (this piece sold for $69.6 million!) 2. Pre-K 3. Pro 4. Pro 5. Pre-K 6. Pre-K 7. Pro 8. Pro 9. Pre-K

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