Wood's best known work is his 1930 painting American Gothic, which is also one of the most famous paintings in American art. When people look at this painting, they interpret many different feelings and stories.
It was first exhibited in 1930 at the Art Institute of Chicago. Since then, it has been borrowed and satirized endlessly for advertisements and cartoons.
In continuous contour line drawing, we keep our eyes on our subject as much as possible, don't pick up our pencil, and draw slowly and carefully. lt's fun! Here are some examples I found with a google image search. Notice that none of them are perfect! The imperfections are beautiful.
Ms. Link's Continuous Contour line drawing.
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Light and shadow on faces make drawings look more 3-dimensional and realistic. We use value to describe the lightness or darkness of lines, shapes, or colors.
Herman "Kofi" Bailey
(also known as Kofi X)
was best known for his conte and charcoal drawings reflecting the African American experience.
He lived in Atlanta for many years. He worked in a studio. What is a studio?
was born in Griffin, Georgia in 1893.
The first job that Thrash got was working with a circus and a Vaudeville act.
When Dox was 26, he joined the army and fought in World War 1.
He worked hard to go to art school and never stopped making artwork.