+
4 Tutorials that teach Vase Painting
Take your pick:
Vase Painting

Vase Painting

Author: Erin Aldana
Description:

This lesson will explore different types of Greek vase painting

(more)
See More

Try Sophia’s Art History Course. For Free.

Our self-paced online courses are a great way to save time and money as you earn credits eligible for transfer to many different colleges and universities.*

Begin Free Trial
No credit card required

28 Sophia partners guarantee credit transfer.

281 Institutions have accepted or given pre-approval for credit transfer.

* The American Council on Education's College Credit Recommendation Service (ACE Credit®) has evaluated and recommended college credit for 25 of Sophia’s online courses. Many different colleges and universities consider ACE CREDIT recommendations in determining the applicability to their course and degree programs.

Tutorial

Citations

Terms to Know
Archaic

Period of Greek art, it literally means “old-fashioned” and refers to depictions of the human figure from this period that are stiff and unnatural in appearance.

Black Figure

A type of ancient Greek ceramic painting involving painting black figures on a red background.

Geometric

A style of Greek vase painting, characterized by an emphasis on geometric shapes.

Orientalizing

A style of Greek ceramic painting influenced by the ancient near east and characterized by floral and animal motifs.

Red Figure

A type of ancient Greek ceramic painting involving painting red figures on a black background.