Painting

Step inside Artopia's Painting lobby! Students can learn about the history of painting by exploring Art History. Under Be a Painting Critic, students are guided on how to critique paintings with a simliar theme.  In Meet a Painter, watch videos of painters at work. Please note many of the web videos include transcripts.

Painting Listing | Artopia
Painting Listing | Artopia

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The following list offers a quick tour through the Painting section. Art History Painting - One Minute Art Lesson Alice Neel Andy Warhol Frida Kahlo Georgia O’Keeffe Jackson Pollock Jean-Michel...
Painting - Write About It Worksheet for Google Docs
Painting - Write About It Worksheet for Google Docs

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INSTRUCTIONS: Click on the link above to access the Google Docs document. You can go under File and select "Make a Copy" to add to your own Google Drive or "Print." In Be a Painting Critic, select a...
Painting Word Bank | Artopia
Painting Word Bank | Artopia

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WORD BANK: Elements and Principles of Design line – a long thin continuous mark or stroke color – hues, tints, and shades as created by light and pigments value – the relative lightness or darkness of...
Jackson Pollock | Artopia
Jackson Pollock | Artopia

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Illustration by Maria Manhattan Jackson Pollock was born on January 28, 1912 in Cody, Wyoming. He spent most of his childhood in Arizona and California. In 1929, Pollock moved to New York City to...
Pablo Picasso | Artopia
Pablo Picasso | Artopia

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Illustration by Maria Manhattan Pablo Picasso was born on October 25, 1881 in Malaga, Spain. He was a brilliant art student and the son of a drawing and art teacher. His family moved to Barcelona, and...
Kara Walker | Artopia
Kara Walker | Artopia

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Illustration by Maria Manhattan Kara Walker was born in 1969 in Stockton, California. She earned a B.F.A from Atlanta College of Art and an M.F.A. from the Rhode Island School of Design and she has...
Andy Warhol | Artopia
Andy Warhol | Artopia

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Illustration by Maria Manhattan Andy Warhol was born on August 6, 1928 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. His given name was Andrew Warhola and his father, a construction worker, died in an accident when he...
Georgia O’Keeffe | Artopia
Georgia O’Keeffe | Artopia

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Illustration by Maria Manhattan Georgia O’Keeffe was born on a large dairy farm outside of Sun Prairie, Wisconsin on November 15, 1887. She spent her youth in Wisconsin and Virginia. By the eighth...
Alice Neel  | Artopia
Alice Neel | Artopia

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Illustration by Maria Manhattan Alice Neel was born on January 28, 1900 in Merion Square, Pennsylvania and spent her childhood in the small town of Colwyn, PA. In 1921, she enrolled in the...
Frida Kahlo | Artopia
Frida Kahlo | Artopia

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Illustration by Maria Manhattan Frida Kahlo was born on July 6, 1907 in Coyoacán, a quiet town on the outskirts of Mexico City. Frida had a difficult, but triumphant life. Because of childhood polio...