American Gothic by Grant Wood
Objective: Student will create their own version of Grant Wood's American Gothic.
Examples: Each of the works above were original designs created to resemble Grant Wood's work.
What the student will do:
1. Brainstorm 2 designs
- To resemble American Gothic you must include:
a. theme: 2 matching characters (figures)
b. one item to hold (match your theme)
c. Gothic window
a. 3 resembling pieces of the art
b. building in the background with the window
(match your theme)
c. building - must have a drawn pattern (brick, siding, etc)
d. Shading and Blending:
-must blend in a major area
-use shading skills
2. Finish drawing out on final white paper
Colored Pencil Practice
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3. Practice blending colors
a. one direction
b. even shading
c. sharp pencil
d. light layers
4. Practice shading on brainstorming page.
5. Begin shading on final. Do not do anything new on your final. Practice first!