Friday, December 10, 2010

Shade and Tint Gum Ball Machines with Wayne Thiebaud

DISCUSSION: How do we make colors lighter
pink, clouds, light
Tint adding white to colors
How do we make colors darker?
Black: shadows, shade
Shade: adding black to colors
When light hits an object it becomes lighter
If an object has no light it is darker

ARTIST: Wayne Thiebaud 
(born November 15, 1920) 
He is an American painter 
whose most famous works are of cakes, pastries, boots, toilets, toys and lipsticks
He is associated with the Pop art movement because of his interest in objects of mass culture,
 although his works, executed during the fifties and sixties, slightly predate the works of the classic pop artists. 
Thiebaud uses heavy pigment and exaggerated colors to depict his subjects
well-defined shadows characteristic of advertisements are almost always included in his work.
PROJECT: Create a gum ball machine using shade and tint
Step1: with black oil pastel draw a circle in the middle of the page
Step2: draw a square underneath the gum ball machine
Step3: draw a small rectangle on the bottom of the square color it grey
Step4: color in the large square any color
Step5: fill in the large circle with gum ball stickers
Step 6: on the right side draw in a shadow from the square to the right side of the page
Step 7: on the tops of all the gun balls add a small speck of white
oil pastels
white tag board
primary colored circle labels

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