What makes Egyptian art so instantly recognizable? Why did the Egyptians draw and paint in this way? What kind and contributions did the Egyptian culture make to architecture?
Today we chat about all these topics as we prepare for a fun art project: Drawing King Tut’s Mask Using Symmetry.
Looking for more great info about Egyptian Art? Here’s some of my favorites:
- Kahn Academy- Ancient Egypt
- The British Museum
- The Met’s pdf: The Art of Ancient Egypt: A Resource for Educators
- The Met’s video about Imhotep’s Book of the Dead
Stay tuned for all the episodes in this Drawing Ancient Art series!
- Podcast #28: Exploring Prehistoric Art
- Podcast #29: Egyptian Art- Variety and Consistency
- Podcast #30: Greek Art- Linking Ancient to Modern Art
- Podcast #31: Celtic Art
- Podcast #32: Greek and Roman Architecture
- Podcast #33: Illuminated Manuscripts
Questions? Comments? Ask us here!