Teaching Ideas

Encouraging Dialogue

For Students K-12

  • What type of animal do you see in this picture? Do you think it is a wild or a domestic animal?

  • If you could step into this painting, how do you think the weather would feel?

  • What type of a place do you think this is? What clues give you that idea?

  • What types of lines do you see in this painting? Using your finger, trace the lines in the air.

  • Do you think these were the actual colors of the scene in real life? Why would the artist have changed the colors?

  • Does this painting have depth or does it feel flat? Why?