Wednesday, February 19, 2014

Illustration Critical Thinking Image Analysis -


http://www.edward-lear.com/Dover.htm 
Challenge:

Analyze an illustration by artist, illustrator, author and humorist Edward Lear

  1. Go to Edward Lear's nonsense Index > http://www.edward-lear.com/contentlist.htm
  2. Choose a limerick and copy the URL or save image as to your desktop.
  3. Go to Thinglink >  www.thinglink.com
  4. Upload or use the URL to open the limerick illustration in Thinglink.
  5. Add tags that answer the following prompts.
  6. Share the completed Thinglink to Westosha Illustration Community > http://goo.gl/xLjJDP .



Visuals:
  1. Tag objects that are symbols and interpret what you think the symbol means.
  2. Tag objects or physical features that are exaggerated and interpret what this achieves.
  3. Tag the illustration’s caption and/or title.
  4. Tag any dates or numbers and interpret why they are important.
  5. Tag words or phrases that label and interpret how they clarify meaning or significance.
Action:
  1. Tag the action taking place in the illustration.
  2. Tag any use of line that suggests expression, action or movement.
Meaning:
  1. Tag what event or idea the illustration is referring to.
  2. Tag details in the illustration that provide clues of the artist’s opinion.
  3. Tag groups or individuals represented and if they agree or disagree with the message.
Analogy:

  1. Include a YouTube video that is an analogy of the illustration’s meaning.