Art Nouveau Doorways in Paris

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The art pictured here was completed by a past student, and it is quite accurate in terms of the original Paris photo, but embellished in a creative way.
Students will choose two doorways in Paris and complete two pieces of finished art in the series of three class sessions.
A bit of art history: The Art Nouveau movement started in Belgium then spread to France in the late 1800s and lasted until the early 1920s when the Art Deco movement started taking hold. The  flowing lines and plant and animal themes decorated not only architecture but jewelry, advertising, clothing and paintings  (such as those by Czech artist, Mucha). Students will have the choice to do a full doorway or just part of it. In the beginning setting up the page’s composition will be demonstrated as well as watercolor brush techniques and color layering. There will be time for sharing of ideas and feedback.

Materials Needed:

-High quality watercolor set (Pelikan brand recommended)

-2-3 watercolor brushes, one round and one narrow flat

-Black India ink (Higgins or Speedball brands recommended)

-Chinese pointed bamboo brush (medium width)

-Watercolor paper (11″x14″)

-Micron pen (size 08)

-Pencil and eraser

-Scrap paper

-Paper towels

-Water cup


This class is for ages 14 and up.

Instruction will be provided through the Zoom platform. Students will need to have a webcam and the ability to download zoom on their computer, phone, or tablet. Once registered, students will be sent an e-mail with the Zoom URL to log in to the class. Please provide a viable e-mail address when registering as this is how the link will be sent.


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