4 Tutorials that teach Cave Painting
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Cave Painting

Cave Painting

Author: Erin Aldana

This lesson will analyze several examples of cave painting.

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Pech Merle cave, Creative Commons Wikimedia, http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Pech_Merle_cave_leopard_spotting.JPG,  Lascaux, Hall of the Bulls, Creative Commons Wikimedia, http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Lascaux_painting.jpg, Lascaux horse, Creative Commons Wikimedia, http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Lascaux2.jpg, Lascaux Bird-Man, Creative Commons Wikimedia, http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Lascaux_01.jpg, Horse heads, Chauvet cave, Creative Commons Wikimedia, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Paintings_from_the_Chauvet_cave_(museum_replica).jpg, Bisons, Tuc d’Audoubert, Creative Commons Wikimedia, http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Tuc_d%27Audoubert_bisons,_model_02.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.