Circle By Hand is here to help take fine art skills, design and the art of living to a whole new level. It’s not crafts. We are serious but fun about supporting learning, creating, and living.
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Learn so much about the art of tempera painting, when it was created, what was happening politically and socially at the time and the movement of art as a response to these times. Learn about both ancient and contemporary artists who paint using egg tempera.
Learn how to create your own richly coloured pigments using the earth’s natural elements of herbs, minerals, and spices. Learn how to bind pigments, prepare surfaces and apply many ancient painting techniques for a spectacular result.
Mosaics have a long enriched history throughout the world. Students will not only explore using similar techniques but also how mosaics were used in Mesopotamia in the 3rd millennium BC, and how pebble mosaics were made in Tiryns in Mycenaean Greece, and how patterns and imagery also became widespread in classical times, both in Ancient Greece and Ancient Rome.
Students will further explore how this beautiful & old world technique used a variety of imagery in order to communicate to their community members throughout art history & in various areas of the world.
Students will further explore how the masters of the Renaissance and the Baroque painted and the art movement of those times.