Synopsis by Rob Ferrier
In this episode of Behind the Scenes artist Wayne Thiebaud shows how volume, shape, feeling and movement can transform a simple line into art. Wayne Thiebaud first gained national and international acclaim in the early 1960s with his food paintings such as Salads, Sandwiches, and Desserts. Thiebaud is generally thought of as belonging to the Pop Art school along with artists such as Andy Warhol and Roy Lichtenstein. Hosted by magicians Penn and Teller, this video goes behind the scenes to discover the creative process. Like the other videos in the Behind the Scenes series, this video is appropriate for parents and children alike, and is a painless way to introduce children to the works of an important American artist.