Art Era: 1870's - 1920's
Art Movement: Impressionist
Featured Artist: Vincent Van Gogh
Grades: 3rd grade - 5th grade
Key Vocabulary: Impressionist, texture, landscape, foreground, middle ground, background, oil paint, painting, oil pastel, impasto, pumpkin patch.
Cross curricular connections: Science- seasons
"The Starry Night" by Vincent van Gogh
Paintings with texture
Take rocks, for example. A real, 3-D rock might feel rough or smooth, and definitely feels hard when touched or picked up. A painter, depicting a rock, would create the illusions of these qualities through use of color, line, shape, etc.
What kind of textures can you find in Vincent Van Gogh's sky?