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
Describe what you can see. What objects can you identify easily? What are the parts of the image that you cannot recognize?
What do you notice in this artwork about: • light? • space? • color? • texture?
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?
Sometimes painters use materials that are not really paint • What can you predict what this painter may have used? • What describing words would you use to tell about the • texture of the surface of this painting?
Can you imagine sounds and smells that might be part • of this scene? Explain why you think that. • How could you describe the sounds and smells so exactly that others will be able to imagine them too?
Do you think this is a narrative (story telling) painting • What story could you tell that would explain everything • we see in this painting?
Here is another kind of artwork called a mezzotint. What do you notice about this image?
Let’s compare and contrast these two artworks. • Pay close attention to: • color • shape • texture • light • subject or main idea • mood
Information about the art and the artists Title: “House March 2” Artist/Dates: Donald Sultan, American, 1951 Medium: latex & tar on tile Size: 96” x 96” Date: 1990 Title: “421 Nights; Welcome” Artist/Dates: Donald Furst Medium: Mezzotint Size: 4” x 5” Date: 1995 What else would you like to know about the art or the artist? How can you find out?