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2 Lesson Ten Integrated Concepts
Language Arts: descriptive language, oral language Visual Art: composition, color, shape/form, light, space, still-life, lithography Science: carnivorous plants Mathematics: three dimensional shapes

3 When an artist arranges objects and/or containers, like
pitchers, bowls, and plates on a surface with flowers, fruit, vegetables, or even animals, we call their artwork a “still-life”. Take a few minutes to look very carefully at each of these still-life paintings very carefully. Try to observe every detail.

4 These artworks have both two dimensional and three
dimensional shapes. Can you point out and name some of them?

5 Compare the way the artists showed the space in these
artworks. What do you notice about the background in each composition? What do you notice about the textures in these compositions? Can you point out glossy, reflective, shiny, soft, smooth, rough and velvety surfaces? Can you imagine how the artist made the paint or ink look like all these different textures?

6 The tall flowers in this painting
are from a very rare carnivorous plant call a pitcher plant. Can you explain why this form might be named after a pitcher? Carnivorous means that this plant “eats” insects. Actually, the insects fall down into the long tubes and are dissolved by the plant. What do you know about any other carnivorous plants?

7 This artwork is a lithograph.
Lithography is a form of printmaking where the artist draws on a stone surface, then uses a special process to print multiples of the image on paper. What reasons can you think of that this artist might have chosen to show only a part of each of the zinnias? Can you imagine why the artist might have chosen to use a tin can instead of a vase for the flower?

8 This painting has many different elements
in the composition; flowers, containers, cloth, painted table, and a decorated wall. Many of the objects are unusual or exotic. This lithograph has only a few, common objects and it shows only part of two ordinary flowers called zinnias. Can you compare and contrast the artist’s purpose in these two artworks? Would you prefer to make a simple or a complex artwork? Explain why.

9 Can you compare and contrast these
compositions in their use of: color pattern space light

10 Information about the art and the artists
Title: “Pitcher Plants” Artist/Dates: Elizabeth Chant, American, Medium: oil on canvas Size: 23.5” x 20” Date: 1929 Title: “Zinnias, White and Orange” Artist/Dates: Bert Carpenter, American, Born 1920 Medium: Lithograph Size: 28” x 20” Date: 1991 What else would you like to know about the art or the artists? How can you find out?

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