IGG INTEREST BADGE Guide Arts Appreciation Option 22

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Investigate different types of visual arts and discuss these with your Patrol.


Each guide brings favourite piece of art.


1. Leader explains the following:

Art Appreciation is the knowledge and understanding of the universal and timeless qualities that identify all great art. The more you appreciate and understand the art of different eras, movements, styles and techniques, the better you can develop, evaluate and improve your own artwork.

Visual arts definition- the arts created primarily for visual perception, as drawing, graphics, painting, sculpture, and the decorative arts.

Each patrol is asked to source different types of visual art. During the unit meeting each patrol present and describe their findings.

Book: 13 Artists Children should know (Prestel)

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