Egyptian Art Circa 3,000-1,000 BCor BCE
Egyptian Art • Hieroglyphics were pictures used as a written language. • In fact “sekh” was the Egyptian word for writing, drawing and painting!
Egyptian figures • Egyptian figures were flat and 2-dimensional. • The eyes & torsos were shown face-on. • The hips, heads and legs were shown in profile.
Popular MOTIFS or DESIGNS include the Lotus flower
…birds, animals humans and Egyptian gods.
Colors Common colors used were RED, TURQUOISE, GOLD and BLACK