Lesson Eight. Integrated Concepts Language Arts: inference, descriptive language, character’s feelings Social Studies: homes and communities, disasters Visual Art: color, texture, light, feelings, art vocabulary.
Take a few minutes to observe this painting very carefully.
Describe what you can see.
What objects can you identify easily?
What are the parts of the image that you cannot recognize?
What emotions or feelings do you have when you look
at this painting? Can you explain why you feel that way?
What do you think could be happening in this painting?
What evidence can you show that supports your opinion?
Here is another kind of artwork called a mezzotint.
What do you notice about this image?
Let’s compare and contrast these two artworks.
Title: “House March 2”
Artist/Dates: Donald Sultan, American, 1951
Medium: latex & tar on tile
Size: 96” x 96”
Title: “421 Nights; Welcome”
Artist/Dates: Donald Furst
Size: 4” x 5”
What else would you like to know about the art or the artist?
How can you find out?