Hundertwasser Houses

In this lesson you will learn about an Autrian artist named Friedensreich Hundertwasser. You will also create some very cool looking abstract houses using markers.

Hundertwasser Image

To view more images from this artist you can click here or type Hundertwasser Art into your favorite browser.

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    Copy the Vocabulary Into Your sketchbook

    The vocabulary can go into your sketchbook OR notebook. Wherever it is easier for you to remember where the vocabulary is. It should also be easy to get to and organized. You will need your notes for a worksheet we will fill out later.

  • 2

    View at least 4 pieces of Hundertwasser art

    View at least 4 pieces of Hundertwasser's art and choose a favorite. Write a properly formed paragraph about it.

  • 3

    Watch the video below

    This is what we will be doing in class. Click on the blue link below this blue box and watch the video. Be prepared to discuss.

Hundertwasser week Vocabulary

We will use three of the seven Principles of design for your vocabulary this week.

Movement- is the path the viewers eye takes through the work of art, often to specific focal areas. Such movement can be directed along lines, edges, shape and color within the work of art.

Pattern-is the repeating of an object or symbol all over the work of art.

Rhythm-is created when one or more elements of design are used to repeatedly to create a feeling of organized movement. Rhythm creates a mood like music or dancing. To keep rhythm exciting and active, variety is essential.