Presentation on theme: "1 Investigating Artists University of Wisconsin - Stout Instructor: Sharron L. McElmeel Reading: Investigating Illustrators."— Presentation transcript:
1 Investigating Artists University of Wisconsin - Stout Instructor: Sharron L. McElmeel Reading: Investigating Illustrators
2 Artistic Media and Style Lines and Washes Watercolors Acrylics Pastels Oils Woodcuts Collage Representational Abstract Craig BrownCraig Brown, creating a chalk drawing during a school visit. His book illustrations are often created with stippling.
3 Outstanding Illustrators Contemporary Artists Allen Say Debra Frasier Loreen Leedy E.B. Lewis Chris Soentpiet*Chris Soentpiet Frank Asch Robert Florczak Craig Brown *Craig Brown Eric Carle*Eric Carle Mary Azarian Figure from Children’s Authors Too Good to Miss by Sharron L. McElmeel. (2004) All Rights Reserved.
4 Investigating the Works of Great Artists -- Children’s Artists You Can Make a Collage by Eric Carle Eric Carle, one of the most distinguished illustrators of children's books, creates collages with tissues that he paints and then cuts into shapes. Design a collage Eric Carle style.
5 Investigating the Works of Great Artists -- Children’s Artists Stippling -- Craig Brown Craig Brown is one of the few illustrators who use stippling to create his illustrations -- dots are used for values of light and dark instead of lines. See next slide for close-up.
6 Investigating the Works of Great Artists -- Children’s Artists Stippling -- Craig Brown Stippling -- dots create the light and dark values. Color is added over the dots. Pointillism is similar but in that technique the color itself is composed of dots.
7 More Outstanding Illustrators 21.Gail GibbonsGail Gibbons 22.Anna Grossnickle HinesAnna Grossnickle Hines 23.Steven KelloggSteven Kellogg 24.Tedd ArnoldTedd Arnold 25.Robert McCloskeyRobert McCloskey 26.Jan BrettJan Brett 27.Janet StevensJanet Stevens 28.Wendy Halperin*Wendy Halperin 29.David WisniewskiDavid Wisniewski 30.Anita LobelAnita Lobel Figure from Children’s Authors Too Good to Miss by Sharron L. McElmeel. (2004) All Rights Reserved. Wendy Halperin
9 Another Outstanding Illustrator Pop-Up Books Visit Robert Sabuda’s website. Sabuda creates some astounding pop-ups (toy books). His website has several sets of directions for making various pop-up books. Click on this link for the samples.Robert Sabuda’sthis link Robert Sabuda