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Artist: Carullo Roberto This person is famous for: drawing He is incredible because: Roberto creates his works using polymers, small pieces of recycled plastic. He first draws his subject, then he fills it up with polymers, creating a little mosaic. His works are interesting because his subjects are comic-strip characters that walk along the street of big cities, like New York. He started his activity when he was about 15 years old, but since he was a child he has always had the passion for his art even if he hadn't the courage to show it. Then somebody noticed him and he started his activity as artist.

Portrait:

Born 1965, He lives in Arsago S.

HIS WORKS:

These link below gives you more information about him: http://www.robertocarullo.com/

In five words: He is green, creative, friendly, modern and nice


We tried to imitate his art and this is our work:

IC Toscanini: 4A e 1B, primaria Arsago Seprio.


Artist: Cristiano Brandolini This person is famous for:

painting and sculputure

He is incredible because: He is incredible because as an artist he borrows a variety of styles from different sources and combines them in a specific style in painting, sculptures and objects such as vases.

Portrait:

Born 10th june,1972

HIS WORKS:

These link below gives you more information about him: http://www.branart.com/

In five words: He is inspiring, ecletic, young, kind and contemporary


We tried to imitate his art and this is our work:

IC Toscanini: 5b primaria Arsago Seprio.


Artist: Pasquale Bonifiglio This person is famous for: Home design He is incredible because:

He is incredible because he helped students with special needs to express their creativity. School bought materials (1 cm poplar multilayer boards, colors) to work and paint and a group of students trained on a project to decorate the school's corridor. at the beginning the teacher Bonifiglio showed the students how to draw and to paint. then he helped them to do it.

Portrait: This person is an interior designer. He is an architect but this school year he is

HIS WORKS:

He usually works to decorate and organize houses rooms and furniture.

teaching at our school to a group of children with special needs. He was born in the ‘70s and he come from the south of Italy

In five words: He is lively, strict, outgoing, friendly and good at drawing


We tried to imitate his art and this is our work:

IC Toscanini: Secondaria, Arsago Seprio.


ARTIST:

Carissa Tanton

This person is famous for: Being an artist and for her illustrations. She is incredible because she is an illustrator based in beautiful North Wales who is constantly inspired by patterns and shape. She travelled to Paris and fell in love with the arts there, so came back to Wales and started drawing. She loves to work in black and white mostly as she likes to keep things simple. Carissa uses all kinds of patterns and shapes on her work to create effect. Recently, she came to work with our older pupils and asked them ‘how would Llandudno look in the future?’. Our pupils came up with excellent ideas and Carissa collaborated these together and came up with an extremely effective piece of art (see image below). On this occasion, she used bright, vivid colours as she was working with children.

PORTRAIT BORN: 1980’s

You could use this artist’s ideology to draw your local town in the future.

HER WORK:


HER WORK WITH OUR PUPILS – LLANDUDNO IN THE FUTURE FROM A SPECIFIC VIEW POINT:

These link below gives you more information about him/her:

https://carissatanton.wordpress.com/portfolio/dog-portraits/ https://www.etsy.com/uk/shop/CarissaTanton You can also follow Carissa on Twitter and Pinterest.

In five words: Unique, simple, collaborative, subtle and supportive.


ARTIST:

Mari Lloyd

This person is famous for: Being an artist and for her creativity. She is incredible because she has a passion for developing children’s art skills. This artist works with all kinds of papers and textures to create her fantastic work and she came to Ysgol Morfa Rhianedd to do just that. We worked on the theme of ‘myths and legends’ and as you know, here in Wales, we have many tales such as ‘Blodeuwedd’, ‘Culhwch ac Olwen’, ‘Gelert’, ‘Branwen a Bendigeidfran’, ‘ Cantre’r Gaelod, ‘Merched Beca’ to name a few. Mari worked with small groups to create various portraits of some of the characters named above. Her aim was to bring these characters alive and show how powerful they were.

PORTRAIT BORN: 1980’s

Anyone can use her methods to create portraits of famous legends from any country.

HER WORKS WITH OUR PUPILS:


These link below gives you more information about him/her:

Due to the fact that this artisa is young and starting off her career, there are no website links for her profile.

In five words: Creative, skilful, distinctive, determined and unique.


ARTIST: Hans Scherfig Hans Scherfig is famous Danish author and painter.

Hans Scherfig was born April 5th 1905 and he died January 28th 1979. He became 74 years old.

Hans Scherfig grew up as the only child of his parents. In 1924 he started to study zoologi. He loved to draw and paint and used all his free time painting. In 1928 he had his first exhibition and dropped out of his studies. Hans Scherfig wanted to live out of painting but it was not that easy. He started writing in different magazines and in 1933 he published his first book ”What Do We Learn at School”. His most famous book is ”Stolen Spring” (Det forsømte forår) that has also been made to a film. Around 1935 he was diagnozed with an eye-desease that threatened to make him blind, but in 1940 he went through an eyeoperation which enabled him to work with strong eye-glasses. Hans Scherfig tarted as a CUBIST . Here you can see his picture ”Hunger Strike” that he painted in New York in 1920´s. Hans Scherfig is most famous for his lithographies ”Jungle Pictures” that are made in NAIVE style. There has been made many reproductions of the pictures. Hans received many prizes for his work.

HIS WORKS: JUNGLE PICTURES

LINKS: http://frayco.blogspot.dk/2013/05/hans-scherfig.html (information in Spanish) https://youtu.be/s7Q86H133TY (a film of Scherfig exhibition in Danish) Search for Hans Scherfig´s Junglepictures with text ”Hans Scherfig Junglebilleder”


Animals in the Jungle and Savannah—pictures inspired by Hans Scherfig Class: 3rd + Time: 6-8 lessons of 45 minutes Goals:    

To learn about the life and works of the Danish artis Hans Scherfig. To know about naivïsm To learn about colours and the composition: foreground, middle ground, background To paint pictures inspired by Hans Scherfig´s works

Step 1 Talk about animals living in jungle and savannah. What animals do you know? Look at the Junglepictures by Hans Scherfig. Are they realistic? Why/not? Talk about naivism. What is typical for pictures painted in naïve style? Talk about colours and composition: foreground, middleground and background. Step 2 Make scetches of animals. Ask the pupils to bring along some toy-animals for inspiration. Step 3 Draw the different elements on paper (size A4 or A3). Place the animal/s, trees, grass, bushes etc. Step 4 Paint the picture. We have used water colours but you can also use aquacolour pencils. Colour the whole paper—no white spots. Step 5 When the painting is dry, draw the lines with black filt pen. Step 6 Place the paintings on thin, black paper or add black frames and display the pictures. Alternatively, you could draw and colour the animals on carboard and cut them out. Paint the background on a separate paper and glue the animals on the background. This will give your pictures a nice 3D-effect. You could also paint together a giant jungle/savannah on a paper on the wall and place the animals there.


Erró Guðmundur Guðmundsson Erró is famous for Postmodern art Guðmundur Guðmundsson better known as Erró, is without a doubt the best known contemporary artist of Iceland. After studying in Iceland, at the age of 20 he was admitted to the Oslo Academy of Fine Art, Norway. In 1954 he studied at the Florence Academy of Art and later in Ravenna, Italy, where he focussed on mosaic technique. In 1958 he moved to Paris in 1958, where was accepted by the local Surrealists with open arms.

Erró was born in Juli 19th 1932. He will be 85 years old this summer.

In 1963, Erró travelled for the first time to New York and came into contact with Pop Art, which was coming into vogue at the time. For the next few years he worked in different media, such as performance art and experimental cinema, in addition to painting. He quickly became one of the pioneers of Pop Art and European narrative figuration. Erró has lived in Paris for more than fifty years; he usually spends part of the winter in Thailand and in summer he stays at his house in Formentera, Spain.

These link below gives you more information about him: http://safneign.listasafnreykjavikur.is/en/Err%C3%B3 http://safneign.listasafnreykjavikur.is/en/Err%C3%B3


Collage – inspired by Erró! Class: 5th+ Time: 4-5 lessons of 40 minutes Goals: 

To learn about the life and works of the Icelandic artist Erró.

To now about postmodern art.

To learn about collage – how students can work with different pictures and put them together in one piece of art.

To make collage inspired by Erró.

Step 1 Talk about the Erró, his work and his live. What is postmodern art? What is typical for pictures painted in postmodern style? Step 2 Ask the pupils to bring all kinds of magazine to school. Step 3 Teacher or pupils can choose theme, example: hero, love, hate, war. Pupils find pictures in the magazines that will inspire the theme. Step 4 The pupils cut out the picture and paste them on a paper. Step 5 Pupils talk about their work when it is finished. Materials: Magazine, glue, scissors, paper


ARTIST: Gerhard Richter This person is famous:

HE IS INCREDIBLE BECAUSE:

Gerhard Richter is one of the most important artists of our time. His artwork is sold worldwide for maximum prices. His style is very varied, he experiments with artistic techniques. Most people know him for the window of the Cologne Cathedral he designed, as well as his abstract paintings. Richter is a professor of painting and taught at the Kunstakademie DĂźsseldorf for over 15 years. PORTRAIT BORN*: 09.02.1932 DIEDU:

HIS WORKS

These link below gives you more information about him: https://www.gerhard-richter.com/de/

In five words: Colourful, experimental, maximum price artwork.


Gerhard Richter – Teaching Idea To start the project, show your class Gerhard Richter’s artwork ,4900 colours’ and let your students share their thoughts and feelings.

Explain your students that Gerard Richter choose the colours positions by chance. Afterwards, let your class make their own artwork out of colour charts by letting them pick colour charts out of a box with closed eyes and just putting them next to each other on the floor. (Advice: Take a trip to a hardware store, there you can get colour charts for free!)


Additionally, working with Gerhard Richter’s artwork offers a great opportunity to talk with your class about colours in general and the colour circle.

Let your students get active and paint a square in their favourite colour using water colours. This offers a good opportunity to talk about primary colours and how to blend colours. After the coloured squares dried, let your students cut them out and gather the class again. Now repeat the blind picking process:

Now, you have a great class artwork, Gerhard Richter style!


ARTIST: Paul Klee This person is famous for: HE WAS INCREDIBLE BECAUSE:

Klee constantly experimented with artistic techniques and the expressive power of color, in the process often breaking traditional or "academic" rules of painting in oils on canvas. Klee also applied paint in unusual ways.Klee challenged traditional boundaries separating writing and visual art by exploring a new expressive, and largely abstract or poetic language of pictorial symbols and signs. http://www.theartstory.org/artist-klee-paul.htm

PORTRAIT BORN*:18.12.1879 DIEDU:29.06.1940

HIS WORKS

These link below gives you more information about him: https://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Paul_Klee

In five words: Artist, experimental, ”Blauer Reiter” – company, teacher, Bauhaus


Artist: Paul Klee - Cat and Bird „A line is a dot that went for a walk.“ ( Paul Klee) Klee loved to use continuous lines in his work, the cat's head and the bird were drawn with one continuous line . Materials: Your choice of materials, we have used the "Cat and Bird" for watercolor painting. o chalk pastel and pencil. 1: Draw a border around the paper. Draw light guidelines down the center and across the middle. Draw a large "W" type shape for cats head.

2: Draw the cats eyes and snout.

3: Draw mouth, neck and whiskers (the whiskers are drawn like violin strings, very geometric). Draw a heart shape nose on the snout.

4: Draw the little bird on the cats head and add a moon or sun above the bird.


5: Use your choice of mediums to finish your project. Link: http://rumriverartcenter.blogspot.de/2011/12/artist-paul-klee-cat-andbird.html?m=1


ARTIST:

This person is famous for: Being an artist and for his paintings.

     

HE WAS  INCREDIBLE  BECAUSE:   He  said:  ”I  learnt  to  paint  like  Raffaello  at  12,  but  I’ve  needed   a  whole  life  to  paint  like  a  child”  

His paintings  are  scattered  all  around  the  best  museums  in   the  world.     His  work  has  different  stages:  the  blue  period  (sad),  the  pink   period  (happy),  the  cubist  period  (surrealism,  pointillism,   squares  and  circles)  and  the  methamorphosis  period  (total   freedom).   He  was  a  manipulator  of  the  colour,  and  also  was  a  pioneer  in   implementing  new  techniques  and  materials  such  as  ”collage”  

He was  an  inspiration  for  the  coming  generation  of  artists.    

PORTRAIT BORN:  25th  October  1881.  Spain   DIED:  8th  April  1973.  France    

HIS WORKS:

 

These link below gives you more information about him/her: Create your own Picasso Head http://www.picassohead.com/create.html Biography: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=33BCnqpS8NA

In five words: Passion, Genious, pioneer, surrealism, creativity. ”Inspiration exists, but it has to find you working” (Pablo Ruiz Picasso)


WHO IS PICASSO? Complete the text with the following words: MÁLAGA, ARTIST, FATHER, 10, BARCELONA, PICASSO, LA CORUÑA

• Picasso is an ___________, and he was born in _________________ city in 1881. • His ____________ was his first art teacher. • He went to live to _______________ at the age of ______________________. • Then he successfully enters the school of Fine Arts of _________________________. • ______________ is the most important artist of the 20th century.

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BLUE PERIOD (Sadness) Child with a dove (1901)

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The Old Guitarist (1903)

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THE PINK PERIOD. Joy, circus, acrobats and arlecchinos. Paul Arlecchino (1924)

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THE CUBIST PERIOD. Geometrical shapes. Find the title of this painting on the net.

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THE SURREALIST PERIOD. The Dream

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The War. The Guernica (1936)

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WORDSEARCH Find

words about this Spanish

famous artist’s life and work: Barcelona, Malaga, pink period, blue period, Guernika, France, Spain, cubism, Pablo, passion, Picasso, war. The painting of the war is misspelled, what word is it? _________________________

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MAKE YOUR OWN CUBIST ART WORK LIKE PICASSO. Geometrical shapes. Use circles, squares, rectangles, triangles or/and diamonds to make your fantastic cubist painting.

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Your personal signature. Look at Picasso’s signature, if you were a very famous artist, what will your signature be? Create your own one.

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SEARCH ON THE NET. Find these Picasso’s paintings in the net. • • • • •

THE THREE MUSICIANSGIRL BEFORE A MIRROR LES DEMOISELLES D’AVIGNON SEATED WOMAN (MARIE-THERESE) THE GUERNICA/THE GERNIKA

NOTE: - GUERNICA (SPANISH) - GERNIKA (EUSKERA, BASQUE LANGUAGE)

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Famous Artist  

This joint booklet was collated during the Erasmus+ project Learn Create and Communicate between 6 schools in Denmark, Italy, Spain, Wales,...

Famous Artist  

This joint booklet was collated during the Erasmus+ project Learn Create and Communicate between 6 schools in Denmark, Italy, Spain, Wales,...

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