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Art Smart - . Edgar Degas Figures in Motion with Pastels. Degas’s Life. Hilaire -Germaine-Edgar Degas (DAY-GAH) was born in 1834, in Paris, France and lived until 1917

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degas s life
Degas’s Life
  • Hilaire-Germaine-Edgar Degas (DAY-GAH) was born in 1834, in Paris, France and lived until 1917
  • He studied art at the famous art school - École des Beaux-Arts, and often visited the Louvre museum to study and copy the art of the old masters
degas s style
Degas’s Style
  • Degas shared the Impressionists’ interest in the effects of light and movement, as well as in subjects drawn from daily life
  • He is most famous for his subjects of ballet dancers, horses, and women bathing
  • He mastered a variety of media, including oil, pastel, printmaking, sculpture, and photography
the dance class 1874
The Dance Class 1874
  • One of Degas's most famous paintings
  • 24 women (ballerinas and their mothers) wait while a dancer executes an "attitude" for her test
  • Jules Perrot, one of the best known ballet teachers in Europe, conducts the class
  • The painting was finished after two years of work
how to use pastels
How to use pastels
  • Color from the top to the bottom of the page and left to right
  • Outline with light colors first
  • Start coloring in with light colors and few strokes of dark color
  • Add darker colors gradually
  • Use pastels sideways to blend colors
  • Mix colors together with your fingers to create shading and different colors
  • Clean the pastels when you have finished
art project
Art Project
  • Small paper – Using pastels, draw a copy of the Young Ballet Dancer sculpture
  • Large paper – Using pastels, draw a figure in motion
    • Requirements:
      • The figure should take up most of the paper
      • The figure should be in motion (stretching, jumping, leaning, etc.)
      • Use the special characteristics of pastels to create colors and textures