Greece

What is Greek art?

Greek art began in Greece, in the 9th and 8th centuries before Christ, more than 2900 years ago!

We may find Greek Art works in architecture, sculpture, painting, pottery and jewelry making.

Watch the following video to learn more about it!

History

Art

As you can see in the video, Ancient Greece was located more or less where Greece nowadays is. It was a much developed civilization for that time.

Do you want to know more? Click here!

Greek Art was very interesting, wasn't it?

How was the life of an ancient Athenian?

What did they use to do?

Greek gods and goddesses

In Ancient Greece people believed in several gods. They thought the world was divided into humans, heroes and gods, most of them linked to atmospheric or geographic phenomena.

Watch the video and discover some of the most important gods and their roles.

The Myth of the Minotaur

You know a centaur is a mythological creature with a human upper body and head, and a horse like lower body and legs.

Basileo is an upturned centaur, a mythological creature with the upper body of a horse and the lower body and legs of a human.

He wants to be the most famous hero of Greece!

Listen to the story!

Greek Patterns

Presentación sin título

Greeks loved to decorate everything with patterns.

Drawing patterns was a technique very connected with mathematics because it's all about geometry and repetition.

Greek vessels

Have a look at the presentation and discover what vessels were and what were they used for.

Greek artists developed their art on them!

Greek Vessels

The Wooden Trojan Horse

What an amazing story that of the Wooden Horse!!

Watch the video paying attention to the lecture!

Greeks were very wily* against Trojans!



*Wily - Astutos

Olympic Games

The Ancient Olympic Games were originally a festival, or celebration of and for Zeus; were a series of footraces, javelin contests, and wrestling matches took place.

But... there was a dark period during which the Olympics disappeared...

In class

ACTIVITIES:

  1. Drawing Patterns: Fill an A4 paper with patterns.
  2. Vessel Designers:
    • Design your Vessel: Draw and color a vessel
    • Vessel Modelling: Make a vessel with paper or clay.
  3. The Olympic Games Project
  4. Trojan Horse Paper Craft: In pairs, cut and build the Trojan Horse.
Greek Patterns
Vessels Designers
Presentación sin título
goh_trojan_horse.pdf

Video-test

Ready for the Action?

If you think you finished watching all videos and texts from above it's time to answer this video-test in EdPuzzle!

Go to your Art Google Classroom and click in the link in the task.

Good luck!

Google Expeditions (Virtual 360º Tour)

Greece

Ancient Greece

Voluntary work

If you consider yourself an artist and you love paper architecture here you have an awesome Greek mock ups.

You aren't supposed to build them during the classes. Just at home or during your breaks (playground)

If you finish one of them:

  • You will receive a special certificate
  • We will exhibit your mock up in the hall of the school
  • We will take a photo of you and your mock up and it will be uploaded to Mirasur's Facebook page and to the MirArt webpage.

Who knows! Maybe you can start becoming famous as a paper artist!