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Cave Art

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Chris Hearn

on 21 September 2018

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Cave Art
Lascaux, France
Vezere Valley
Magdalenian hunter gatherers believed to have created the cave art.
Marcel, Jacques, Georges, Simon and Robot- 3 boys who stumbled onto the cave
Sometime before 20,000 BCE- around when the paintings were made
1940- When the three boys discovered it.
Documenting Hunts
Do Now:
1. What is the oldest building in the world?
2. Name a country in Europe.

Lascaux cave art appears high on ceiling of cave because the ground has eroded away.
Colored Dirt
Another cave containing cave art in southern France
Do Now
Find a partner and have them tell you a story about their life. Illustrate that story.
Do Now:
1.What were two animals depicted in the Lascaux cave art?
2. What was one of the animals depicted in the Chauvet cave art?
Do Now:
Do Now
1. What colors were most common in cave art?
2. What did cave artists use to make paint and how did they get it to stick to the walls?
Do Now
1. What are the three pairs of complimentary colors?

2. What are today's daily objectives?
Do Now
1. Using the art element color, compare the two artworks.

Do Now:
1. How can you tell the difference between the cave art of Lascaux and Chauvet?

2. What background elements are in your cave art?
1. Describe the color used in this artwork.

2.What cave does this artwork come from?
Do Now:
1. Where does this art come from(specifically what cave)? 2. How was this artwork made?
3. What are complimentary colors?
1. Red/Green
2. Blue/Orange
3. Purple/Yellow
#1 has bright colors including blue, black, white and peach.
Do Now:
1. About how close are you to being done with your cave art?

Example: I am 80% done.
2.Who was the artist from last week's Art Investigation?
Do Now:
Do Now:
1. Why does the cave art of Lascaux appear high on the ceiling?
The cave floor erode away over time.
2. What animals are depicted in the Lascaux cave?
Bulls, horses, deer
3. What animals are depicted in the Chauvet cave?
Rhinos. sabre tooth tigers
Do Now:
1. What grade did you receive on the quiz?
(check Powerschool)

2. Have you graded your cave art project on google classroom?
After you have completed both questions, go to the art google classroom.

Red, orange, black, white tan. All dull, natural colors.
After you finish the warm up, go to google classroom
1. Why does the cave art of Lascaux appear high on the ceiling?

2. About how old is the cave art of Lascaux?
The ground eroded away and sank lower.
20,000 years
#2 has dull colors including red, black, and yellow.
Overall #1 is more bright than #2, but they both have black in them.
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