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Cubism Movement

Cubism Movement

Author: Michael Kwa
Description:

Cubism is an early-20th-century avant-grade art movement that revolutionized European painting, sculpture and inspired related movements in music, literature and architecture.

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Tutorial

Analytic Cubism using SHAPES

Thanks to the student. Above, sample of their work. Remember the basic analytic Cubism involve 3D object/shape fracture into more shapes. After that, value technique will be apply to create the cubism characteristic.

How to create simple Synthetic Cubism - sculpture

Step 1: Understand the subject matter (Guitar). Find photo about it.

Step 2: Identify & separate the structure / texture /shape of the original form.

Step 3: Used simple shape to replace the detail of the subject. Ask yourself "How detail can I create?"

Step 4:Construct the subject using new material such as cardboard, newspaper, magazine & etc. Remember to adopt the fragmented criteria on you subject.

Sample:


Students' work:

Analytic Cubism and Synthetic Cubism

Compare the different method to produce work of Art (CUBISM)
The Analytic Cubism- 3D object fracture into shapes.
Example: Les Demoiselles d'Avignon, 1907
The Synthetic Cubsim - Mixing collage into the work of Art (mix media).
Example: Bottle and Wine Glass on a Table, 1912

Analytic Cubism

To understand Cubism it helps to go back to Cézanne's still life paintings or even further, to the Renaissance.

http://www.metmuseum.org/toah/hd/cube/hd_cube.htm

Experimental Drawing (Continual Line Drawing)

Continual line.

Simple Cubist Lesson

1. Apply simple geometric or organic shape.
2. Apply diagonal,horizontal or vertical lines.
3. Identify + / - shape and apply proper value/tone.