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Cave Painting

Cave Painting

Author: Aleisha Olson

This lesson will analyze several examples of cave painting.

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Image of Wall Painting with Horses, Rhinoceroses, and Aurochs (Museum Replica), Chauvet Cave, http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Paintings_from_the_Chauvet_cave_(museum_replica).jpg Image of Spotted Horses and Human Hands, Pech-Merle Cave, Public Domain, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Pech_Merle_cave,_painting.JPG; Image of Hall of the Bulls, Lascaux, Photo by Prof saxx, Creative Commons, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Lascaux_painting.jpg; Image of Bird-Headed Man with Bison, Lascaux, Creative Commons, http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Lascaux_01.jpg.

Terms to Know
  • Descriptive Point of View

    An approximate representation of a three-dimensional form on a flat two -dimensional surface.

  • Optical View

    Viewed from a fixed perspective.

  • Twisted Perspective

    When you view a form where the upper half is a frontal pose and the lower half is in a side view.