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Behind The Scenes With Wayne Thiebaud: Line

Year: 1992, 30 mins
Code: BS-Thi

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When is a line more than a line? Painter Wayne Thiebaud demonstrates how artists use lines in unexpected ways as he creates a portrait of an ice cream cone. In-class activities help students learn how lines can describe the shape, and even movement, of objects. Matt Groening, creator of The Simpsons and Futurama, demonstrates how lines can suggest movement in comic strips. Behind the Scenes is an exciting and fun exploration for children and adults alike into the world of painting, drawing, sculpture, photography, music, dance and theater. Produced & Directed by Ellen Hovde and Muffie Meyer. Hosted by Penn and Teller. 

The Japan Prize, World's most prestigious international competition for educational television programs. Gold Camera Award, U.S. International Film and Video Festival "****! 

The freshest approach and most inspirational content since Sesame Street! Simply wonderful!" -New York Post "Utterly engaging, witty, exciting and fun!" -Christian Science Monitor 
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Wayne Thiebaud is an American painter widely known for his colorful works depicting commonplace objects—pies, lipsticks, paint cans, ice cream cones, pastries, and hot dogs—as well as for his landscapes and figure paintings. Matthew Abraham Groening is an American cartoonist, writer, producer, animator, and voice actor. He is the creator of the comic strip Life in Hell and the television series The Simpsons, Futurama, and Disenchantment.

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