analyze a representational painting 1

analyze a representational painting 1

analyze a representational painting 1

Here’s how to complete the assignment:

  1. Look up the image, The Ballad of the Jealous Lover of Lone Green Valley by Thomas Hart Benton.
  2. Analyze the work, finding the elements of art and principles of design and functions of art that are used in the work.
  3. Decide what elements and principles to emphasize in mark ups (see example video on Birth of Venus) and what text to include to complete the presentation in google slides or powerpoint or any slide program.
  4. Make one slide just for the main shape analysis, as in video and Guernicaexample.png.pdf.
  5. Make another slide for a value pattern analysis (like the exercise we did in Chapter 3, example ValuePatternEx.pdf,
  6. Create 1 or 2 other slides to show any visual aides you need to make your point. Circling items, arrows to show directional forces…
  7. Import the images into a slide program and mark up. (it can also be done outside of the computer and photographed or scanned back in) Identify, show and discuss the main design elements and principles of composition- How they contribute to the composition, how it works to enhance the meaning of the piece and how does it move the viewer around the piece in an orchestrated way.
  8. Include text slides with main comments to take us successfully through your analysis of the piece. Do a thorough, concise job. You should have 5-8 slides.
  9. Save the slides as a .pdf, .jpg, .pptx, only.
  10. Post the presentation to the assignment.

Tools for the assignment if you need them.

  1. Google account to use google docs and google slides if you’re not using powerpoint.

Tutorials for google docs and slides:

Create a presentation:

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