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Edgar Degas \\  Edgar Degas was very experimental with his mediums in art, often drawing with chalk, painting with oil on canvas, and sketching dancers in pencil and charcoal.  But Degas was most known for his pastel drawings, and was once called the “Pastel Master”.

Edgar Degas \\ Edgar Degas was very experimental with his mediums in art, often drawing with chalk, painting with oil on canvas, and sketching dancers in pencil and charcoal. But Degas was most known for his pastel drawings, and was once called the “Pastel Master”.

Degas Ballerina capturing the physical movement of ballet and the delicate appearance of the body movement associated with the dance through this work of art.

Degas Ballerina capturing the physical movement of ballet and the delicate appearance of the body movement associated with the dance through this work of art.

DREAM DRAW CREATE: Dancing with Degas Art Lesson-After the drawing portion of the lesson was complete I demonstrated how to use chalk for highlighting and blending.    Coffee filters were cut in half, then folded in half to create dimension for the ballerinas skirt.  We drew designs with sharpie then applied the chalk before they were glued on to the ballerina.

DREAM DRAW CREATE: Dancing with Degas Art Lesson-After the drawing portion of the lesson was complete I demonstrated how to use chalk for highlighting and blending. Coffee filters were cut in half, then folded in half to create dimension for the ballerinas skirt. We drew designs with sharpie then applied the chalk before they were glued on to the ballerina.

Edgar Degas, Violinist  This is the 1st pencil sketch of Degas I've seen... beautiful! :)

Edgar Degas, Violinist This is the 1st pencil sketch of Degas I've seen... beautiful! :)

Edgar Degas: Dancers, Nude Study, 1899. ...   I've never seen another impressionist that could capture a woman's spirit like Degas.

Edgar Degas: Dancers, Nude Study, 1899. ... I've never seen another impressionist that could capture a woman's spirit like Degas.

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