Vocabulary Back Ground Middle Ground Foreground Silhouette Collage
Example: THE SCREAM by Max Ernst What colors do you see in the background? What colors do you see in the middle ground? What do you see in the foreground? What is the highest on the picture plane? What is the lowest?
Example STARRY NIGHT By Van Gogh What colors do you see in the background? What do you see in the middle ground? What do you see in the foreground?
What you will need: Colored Construction paper Glue Marking pens (to write the title)
Check list: YESNO Does your work have a background? Did you create your middle ground by tearing the paper from one side to another Did you create your foreground silhouette by tearing black paper into the shape of the image? Did you add details by gluing small bits of paper to this silhouette? Does your work illustrate an important idea in the book?