Meet the Masters
HOMER - FOG WARNING WYETH - CHRISTINA'S WORLD
QUESTIONS FOR DISCUSSION
Look at the background and the main figure in each painting. Each artist has divided the canvas into thirds. The sky occupies the top one-third of the picture. How has each artist used texture in the bottom two-thirds of the paintings?
How has each artist made the main character become important in his picture?
What do you think each figure is feeling?
Tell the main idea of each painting.
Explain why you think these pictures are among the world's most famous?
Draw a picture that tells a story. Make the background show texture. Make the work as realistic as you can.
Draw a picture of an everyday object that is very familiar to you. Try to be as detailed and realistic as you can. Can you show us how you feel about this object by the way you draw it?
SKILLS REINFORCED - SUNSHINE STATE STANDARDS
Visual Arts: Visual Arts: Mathematic
Applies media, techniques and processes. Understands the contributions of museums. Understands the different ways numbers are used.
Language Arts: Determines the main idea.