Go to No Fear o' Eras
If you know what you're doing, go right to No Fear o' Eras. Otherwise read through the links below, then get started.
The purpose behind No Fear o' Eras is to explore some ways artists have changed the style of painting over the centuries. People who study the history of art have come up with some main periods or eras when artists who lived in that time and place used the elements of design in similar ways. This gave many artworks created by these artists a certain similar look or style. If you like, you can read a more complete description of the ideas behind this activity.
If you are new to this activity, please read the detailed instructions. You can print these out and have them handy for the activity.
Respecting Artists' Rights
The artworks for this activity are used with permission of The National Gallery of Art in Washington D.C. They are used with permission. For more information, please read the National Gallery's copyright notice. No partnership or collaboration between The National Gallery and Eyes on Art should be assumed.