Landscape Artist: David Hockney

Subject Matter- Landscape

There are three types of subject matter: landscape, portrait, and still life.  We’re learning that landscapes show nature, portraits show people, and still lifes show objects.

David Hockney, Mulholland Drive
David Hockney, Mulholland Drive

Our landscape artist is David Hockney.  He’s an English artist who is known for painting landscapes and using bright colors. Here is a video showing Hockney’s artworks and he’s speaking on the importance of making art. (Studio Habit of Mind- Observe, Stretch and Explore, Express)

Student artworks: Artists drew landscapes showing distance. Then they chose warm or cool colors to create imaginative landscapes.