APPENDIX D

SUMMARY OF THE CHARACTERISTICS, DESCRIBED IN THE READING, OF EGYPTIAN ART.

FOR THE EGYPTIAN ART LESSON PLAN


 

~ Reader should be able to "read" or understand the picture immediately

~King or ruler is always the largest figure

~Women, common people, and servants are always smaller

~A person is shown with the head in profile

~The eyes (usually one eye) are shown as they look from the front

~Eyebrows are ribbon-like

~Shoulders and torso are sometimes shown in profile, but usually a frontal view

~The legs and feet are shown in profile

~Animals, fish, and birds were shown in profile

~Animals and plants were painted with earth tones (terra-cotta, red, yellow, green, brown, and

white.)

~Shades of blue were used for the sky and water

~Men were usually shown with a darker skin tone than women


Egyptian Art Lesson Plan

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