Egyptian Art 8000-2000 B.C.

"Every artist was first an ametuer" -Ralph Waldo Emerson

Main Ideas:

Artsit used bright clors such as red, blue, orange and white to develop pictures that tells of a life. Paint was made from naturally occuring minerals and artificially prepared mineral substances. Paint brushes we sticks with fiberous wood with frayed ends

The Egyptian Pyramids

The oldest surviving members of the ancient wonders. Started about 2560BC. Only about 80 left


Drew scenes of everyday life. Drew models of people and animals, glass figures and containers, and jerwlerly made of gold. Carved and decorated royal tombs. It included quarrymen, scribes, draftmen, scupltors, painters and carpenters.