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Romare Bearden

Romare Bearden (1912-1988) was born in Charlotte, NC and moved to Harlem, NY when he was 3 years old. He studied art at the Art Students League in NYC. His art career started as political cartoonist for the...

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Jacob Lawrence

Born in 1917 in Atlantic City, New Jersey, Lawrence moved with his family to Harlem in 1930, where he came into contact with some of the greatest artistic and intellectual minds of his generation. In the previous...

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William Henry Johnson

William Henry Johnson was an African American expressionist painter.  He was...

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Lois Mailou Jones

Lois was encouraged to draw by her family and teachers who admired...

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Faith Ringgold

Faith Ringgold, artist and author, was born in 1930 in Harlem, New York. Her...

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Studio Syllabus

Welcome to Mr. Fatta’s classroom website the featured site for students in...

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Georgia OKeeffe

Georgia O’Keeffe was born in Wisconsin in 1887. She longed to be an artist...

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Artists’ Sketchbook

Artists have kept sketchbooks to record observations, develop artistic skill...

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Form and Value

By shading with different values of gray artists can create the illusion of...

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Birds

Birds have been the study of many artists throughout history, most notably the...

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Superfood

Superfood is a type of food that has high nutritional content and contain...

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Coco Chanel

Coco Chanel, was born Gabrielle Bonheur in France in 1883. She was the premier...

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X-ray Illustration

Artists who draw the figure spend a lot of time studying human anatomy,...

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Light and Color

Sir Isaac Newton was an English physicist. He’s considered the founding...

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Sole Swappers

Sole Swapper was inspired by the practice of swapping the sole of one sneaker...

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Art Cars

Artists and designers have been using the automobile as an art form in a...

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Career Research Infographic

Utilizing Internet resources and statistical data from the US Bureau of Labor...

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Planets

Named from the ancient Roman sun deity Sol, the solar system consisted of...

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Adobe Perspective Tools

Perspective is a technique used by artists and designers to show three...

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Digital Tutors

Digital Tutors is a video tutorial service that will guide students through...

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Color Harmony

Color harmony is the result of grouping colors together to create a mood or...

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Architectural Planning – Perspective

Architectural plans are what architects use to enable builders to construct...

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Lego Perspectives

Linear perspective can help designers render 3 dimensional objects in space,...

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Georgia O’Keeffe

Georgia O’Keeffe was born in Wisconsin in 1887. She longed to be an artist...

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House of Poiret

Paul Poiret (1879-1944) took the fashion world by storm by designing...

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Skull Life

Artists develop sketching and drawing skills often using universal objects...

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Maya | Extrusion Tools

Using several website tutorials and class instruction students will understand...

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Knots

Knowing how to tie knots can be very helpful by itself, whether your fishing,...

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Insects and Bugs

Insects are the most numerous animals on the planet. Insects are animals that...

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Birds

Birds have been the study of many artists throughout history, most notably the...

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Interior Perspective

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Board Game Design

Board games have a long and varied history from the early days of chess &...

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Chess Piece

The game of chess has been around for over 1500 years. The game originated in...

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19th Century Fashion

Fashions from the 19th century are best known for their large bell shaped...

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House of Worth

Charles Frederic Worth was born in England in 1825 and became the premier...

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Silent Actresses

Hollywood movies offer a glimpse into the fashions and styles of the times. In...

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College Readiness

Graduation may  seem to be far in the future but it will be here before you...

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Pattern Recognition

There are myriad patterns and woven fabric for the fashion designer to choose...

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Online Painting Tools

Online painting software, some times called open source software, will provide...

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Illustrator Tools

Providing a variety of graphic organizers, Internet resources, and classroom...

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Andy Warhol

Andy Warhol was born to a working class family in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania on...

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Course Syllabus

Welcome to Mr. Fatta’s classroom website the featured site for students...

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Fashion Sketchbook

Fashion designers throughout the ages have kept fashion sketchbooks to record...

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Google Portfolio

All students are expected to maintain a digital portfolio using Google Slides,...

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Fabric Forms

Garments create a variety of forms as a result of how the fabric is shaped or...

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Garment Forms

Creating the illusion of form within an illustration requires a variety of...

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Fashion Mood Boards

Mood boards or Inspiration boards are a way for the designer to establish a...

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Christian Dior

By the late 1940’s Christian Dior was the premiere fashion designer in...

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Trout and Salmon

Trout are closely related to Salmon. Most live in rivers or freshwater lakes...

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Chess Board Perspective

Perspective is a technique used by artists and designers to show three...

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