Why Lesson Planet?
Jerome Myers' depiction of the urban landscape in "Sunday Morning" is the focus of a series of activities that asks viewers to examine how an artist uses the elements of a painting to tell a story. The resource packet includes an image of the painting, as well as separate worksheets that focus attention on Myers's colors, lines, balance and composition, and sensory appeals.
- Ask viewers to change a single element of the painting and to consider how this change impacts the story told by the painting
- The approach takes the mystery out of how to read a painting
- A link to suggestions that can be used with any work is included
- Guidelines for Leading Learning to Look; Looking to Learn Lessons