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John James Audubon

Birds have been the study of many artists throughout history, most notably the artist John J. Audubon. Audubon was a renown ornithologist...

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Birds – Orinthology

Birds have been the study of many artists throughout history, most notably the artist John J. Audubon. Audubon was a renown ornithologist...

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Pattern Recognition

There are myriad patterns and woven fabric for the fashion designer to choose from. Some patterns are hundreds of years old and have been...

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Lois Mailou Jones

Lois was encouraged to draw by her family and teachers who admired the drawings and storybooks she created at a very early age. She was...

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Coco Chanel

Coco Chanel, was born Gabrielle Bonheur in France in 1883. She was the premier fashion designer at the turn of the 19th century. She...

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Faith Ringgold

Faith Ringgold, artist and author, was born in 1930 in Harlem, New York. Her artistic career began more than 35 years ago as a painter....

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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...

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William Henry Johnson

William Henry Johnson was an African American expressionist painter.  He was born on March 18, 1901 in Florence, South Carolina to mother...

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Georgia OKeeffe

Georgia O’Keeffe was born in Wisconsin in 1887. She longed to be an artist from an early age. When she was 18 she attended the Art...

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Superfood

Superfood is a type of food that has high nutritional content and contain antioxidants which help fight free radicals. They help maximize...

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X-ray Illustration

Artists who draw the figure spend a lot of time studying human anatomy, knowing the structure of the bones helps artists render the...

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Art Cars

Artists and designers have been using the automobile as an art form in a variety of ways. The most notable art cars came from a series of...

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Career Research Infographic

Utilizing Internet resources and statistical data from the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, career searchers can access important...

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Planets

Named from the ancient Roman sun deity Sol, the solar system consisted of seven visible moving objects in the sky. Like many ancient...

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Digital Tutors

Digital Tutors is a video tutorial service that will guide students through the basic workings of a program. Students are required to...

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Color Harmony

Color harmony is the result of grouping colors together to create a mood or theme within the work. For example, an artist may use mostly...

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Mr. Fatta’s Class Surveys

The Mr. Fatta Show is an evolving classroom experience. Your feedback about the different features and segments of the show are important...

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Lego Perspectives

Linear perspective can help designers render 3 dimensional objects in space, creating form and depth within the design. Utilizing the 3D...

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House of Poiret

Paul Poiret (1879-1944) took the fashion world by storm by designing un-corseted, loose-fitting kimono like garments that followed the...

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Maya | Extrusion Tools

Using several website tutorials and class instruction students will understand how to navigate the various menus and shelves to access the...

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Interior Perspective

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Chess Piece

The game of chess has been around for over 1500 years. The game originated in India where it spread to Persia, and later through Southern...

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19th Century Fashion

Fashions from the 19th century are best known for their large bell shaped dress bottoms and high tight waist lines. The dress shapes where...

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House of Worth

Charles Frederic Worth was born in England in 1825 and became the premier fashion designer of Paris during the second half of the 1800’s....

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Adobe Perspective Tools

Perspective is a technique used by artists and designers to show three dimensional objects on a flat surface. It was first developed...

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Syllabus II

Welcome to Mr. Fatta’s classroom website the featured site for students in Foundations in Media Arts, Advanced Graphic Arts &...

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Fashion Sketchbook

Fashion designers throughout the ages have kept fashion sketchbooks to record ideas and inspirations. Artists and designers alike keep an...

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College Readiness

Graduation may  seem to be far in the future but it will be here before you know it. Benjamin Franklin said, “If you are failing to plan,...

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Fabric Forms

Garments create a variety of forms as a result of how the fabric is shaped or draped over the figure. Designers create form by applying...

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Garment Forms

Creating the illusion of form within an illustration requires a variety of color values. Generally speaking, a form will have a light...

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