Brett Whitely lived from
Brett Whitely born in
Brett Whitley painting being studied
personal, emotive qualities examined
examine the cultural environment in which the artist developed the subject matter/style/technique.
examine elements of design and composition
examine if images or words from the past have been used in a new way.
refers to the use of borrowed elements in the creation of the new artwork or it refers to the new work itself
In the early 1900's artists
were rebelling against the norm.
a new movement where artists made artwork that didnt make sense/illogical or off the wall.
Rocking horse(purposely random name to fit with the artworks)
people were interested in thoughts/writing of psychologists
Sigmund Freud believed
that all our dreams were symbolic and had hidden meanings.
Surreal in French means
more than real or above real
Surrealism still had bizarre imagery but artwork
had meaning and complex symbolism.
Surrealists' subject matter
dreams or nightmares.
Surrealists returned to painting
more traditionally but still painted subject matter which hadnt been seen before (fantasy lanscapes)
Salvador Dali, Renne Magritte and Max Ernst.
carved stone grotesque with a spout designed to direct water from roof and away from side of building to stop erosion of building.
Common places for gargoyles
Famous cathedral with gargoyles
Notre Dame de Paris
Gargoyle WERE made from
Gargoyles NOW made from
A Bigger Splash painted by
A Bigger Splash painted on
Canvas with acrylic
Firing Clay means
turning clay from soft malleable material to hard stone
Leather Hard clay is for
Soft Clay is for
To attach caly use
liquid clay for getting rid of air pockets in clay.
Dry out thoroughly
Clay will break in kiln if
it is even slightly damp.
Make sure that there are no air pockets in clay as
in the kiln it will expand and explode if there is.
put in kiln
Kiln is a
Kiln's max temp
1500 degrees celsius.
Firing clay can take -------- days
glaze clay which makes it colourful and shiny
Lead glaze used for
vases, garden pots
Lead-free glaze used for
Amount of coats of glaze needed
2 minimum, 3 better.
kiln which cooks glaze.