Paleolithic Art from the Caves of Lascaux

The images from the Caves of Lascaux in modern France represent some of the earliest and best preserved examples of primative art. The art history discussion starts here.

Why did these people make these pictures?

What did they use?

What do the images represent?

I believe the key to creativity is not worrying about the product, but rather about the process. These images were made to serve a purpose, not act as decoration. The students soon learn that the journey is much more fun than the destination.

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