A major aspect of many works of
art is narrative or story telling. Ninth grade
Art students analyzed several different narrative artworks by Leutze,
Chirico, Chagall and others to see how these artists depicted narratives
Students were shown that while many artworks depict familiar
works depict a scene that suggests a story to the viewer.
This method often
open-ended stories that depend on individual
Students were given the
creative assignment of assembling a narrative
vintage album covers and vintage Life Magazines. Creating a piece
"old" look and solid design were the primary objectives.
The end of this unit saw
students create their own artist's statement
Medium: Print mass media
(magazine and album covers), watercolor, and acrylic.
Breanne Soviero and Louise Millman for allowing me to adapt their lesson.
Renee D. Eva V.
Hefei L. Megan W.