Picture a Character

How would Jean-Etiénne Liotard paint the characters from "The Little Mermaid?" What would the main character from "The Little Match Girl" look like from Francisco José de Goya y Lucientes' point of view? After examining various paintings from the era of Hans Christian Andersen's fairy tales, learners craft their own portraits of selected characters in the same style.

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CCSS: Designed
Classroom Considerations

  • Requires a projector to show the colorful paintings
Pros

  • Connects concepts from language arts and visual arts
  • Aligned to Common Core standards
Cons

  • None