Jennifer in Michigan
From: Janjarreau <Janjarreau>
To: Riaugus <Riaugus>; artsednet.edu
Date: Tuesday, November 02, 1999 11:21 PM
Subject: Re: Critiques (HS) 5 easy things for a well rounded critique
> Yes, your idea makes sense. Here are 5 things they should discuss.
>1. Describe what you see in the art work. (people, buildings. animals,
>flowers, plants, landscapes, still life, etc.)
>2. Describe the various art elements seen in the work. (Line, Shape,
>Texture, Value, Space)
>3. How does it make you feel? Why?
>4. Describe other works in your book that remind you of this work.
>5. Do you like the work? Why or why not? Would you hang it in your home?
>or why not?
>Fun game idea for Critique.
> In the Mississippi Fine Arts Framework packet, I found a neat idea in
>one of the Competencies. They suggest;
>Divide class into groups. Give each group a reproduction of a famous
>Have students develop a "Siskel and Ebert" type of skit expressing positive
>and negative views of the work. Students should use appropriate vocabulary
>and the concepts of organizational elements and principles.