1. Look at the following description of Degas’ life and work:
2. Look at the visual sequence of recreating a Degas drawing using pastel and abstracted shapes:
3. Here is a video segment on polishing a drawing of a clothed figure using a kneaded eraser and shapes to accent the form:
4. Comment on the three aspects of Degas’ work and life that interest you most and then go to the Achenbach Collection site to search the collections for seated figure. (see link below.) Find the clothed figure that interests you most and post a link to it and explain why you find it interesting and how you might use some of the style or techniques in your own work.