I can demonstrate knowledge of artists as illustrators through discussion. I can demonstrate application of Tar Beach’s themes of freedom and dreams by creating a drawing of myself flying and a building I’d like to own.
"If One Can Anyone Can All you Gotta Do Is Try" ~ Faith Ringgold
On your paper answer the following questions: In the book Tar Beach, what did the little girl pretend she could do and why? What is ‘Tar Beach’? Why did they go there? What building would you like to “fly over”? Who would you like to fly with? Why?
How can we use the Elements of Art to create a work of art?
Look at the photograph of Wilmington. What building is in front? What building is in the back? What in the picture makes you think that?
The Champion Single Sculls, by Thomas Eakins, 1871.
There are 7 tools to make your artwork look awesome! They are called the Elements of Art.
One of the Elements of Art is called SPACE. Not outer space, space means the distance between two things. Take a look at the picture on the left- want to know how the artist used SPACE to make it look like your looking down a river?