Behind the Scenes, Vol. 1: Painting and Drawing [DVD]

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Synopsis

Behind the Scenes with Wayne Thiebaud
In this episode of Behind the Scenes artist Wayne Thiebaud shows how volume, shape, feeling and movement can transform a simple line into art. Wayne Thiebaud first gained national and international acclaim in the early 1960s with his food paintings such as Salads, Sandwiches, and Desserts. Thiebaud is generally thought of as belonging to the Pop Art school along with artists such as Andy Warhol and Roy Lichtenstein. Hosted by magicians Penn and Teller, this video goes behind the scenes to discover the creative process. Like the other videos in the Behind the Scenes series, this video is appropriate for parents and children alike, and is a painless way to introduce children to the works of an important American artist. ~ Rob Ferrier, Rovi

Behind the Scenes with Robert Gil de Montes
This is volume nine of the Behind the Scenes children's series, hosted by magicians Penn & Teller. The show introduces kids to artists and their work and explores the fun and excitement involved in the creative process. In this program, painter Robert Gil De Montes shows viewers how he uses color in unusual ways, why colors seem to change in different surroundings, and how paintings appeal to the senses and can express ones moods and dreams. ~ Alice Duncan, Rovi

Behind the Scenes with David Hockney
This documentary highlights the magic and mystery of artistic expression. Hosted by magicians Penn and Teller, this award-winning series goes behind the scenes to explore the talent of many gifted artists of diversified mediums. This volume profiles painter David Hockeny, whose various works embodies painting, drawings, book illustrations, photo-collage, and even set design. Some of the finer points of this art/education video include the illusion of depth and the vanishing point as David draws a virtual walk around a chair. Produced and Directed by Ellen Hovde and Muffie Meyer, this 30-minute magic show from First Run Features Home Video is a peek at the man/woman behind the curtain and the world they create. ~ C. Dwayne Smith, Rovi

Cast & Crew

  • Teller
    Teller - Host
  • Penn Jillette
    Penn Jillette - Host
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