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Artists Work in Themes Themes:

Often artists use themes as a way to . Spark ideas. Answer questions visually. Tell stories. .. Types of Themes: Descriptive Themes. Descriptive themes ask story like questions. . They are usually concrete, containing nouns, but allow for many interpretations..

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Artists Work in Themes

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Themes:

Often artists use themes as a way to

Spark ideas

Answer questions visually

Tell stories

.

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Types of Themes: Descriptive Themes

Descriptive themes ask story like questions.

They are usually concrete, containing nouns, but allow for many interpretations.

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Descriptive Theme: What’s the Point

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Descriptive Theme: What’s the Point

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Descriptive Theme: What’s the Point

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Descriptive Theme: Sticky Situation

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Descriptive Theme: Sticky Situation

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Descriptive Theme: Sticky Situation

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Descriptive Theme:

Other examples:

Behind the door…

It happened one night…

On the bus ride home…

Write 5 (story like) Descriptive Theme:

1._______________

2._______________

3._______________

4._______________

5._______________

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Types of Themes: Abstract Themes

Abstract Themes use open ended words

They are usually not nouns

They are descriptive like adjectives and verbs

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Abstract Theme: Tiny

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Abstract Theme: Soft

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Abstract Theme: Smart

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Abstract Theme:

Other examples:

Play

System

Funky

Write 5 Descriptive, Abstract Theme Words:

1._____

2._____

3._____

4._____

5._____

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Types of Themes: Essential Questions

Essential Questions are questions about topics artists wish to explore

They can be concrete or abstract

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What is cute?

What makes something cute?

Why is cute considered good?

When is something considered cute in a bad way? “That’s not cute”

Cute

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Creepy

What makes something look creepy?

What does creepy feel like?

Can something be cute and creepy at the same time?

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Essential Question

Can something be Cute and Creepy at the same time?

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patricia piccinini

-Hyperrealist artist

-Contemporary Australian artist

-Interested in the moral & ethical

questions related to genetics.

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How do

Societal Standards

affect individuals?

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What is

Fake

?

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Essential Question:

Other examples:

What gives something value?

When is something awkward?

How can you make something old, new?

Write 5 Essential questions:

1._______________

2._______________

3._______________

4._______________

5._______________

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Theme Project:

Your Task:

Select a type of theme.. Descriptive, Abstract, or Essential Question.

Create a theme based on the type selected

Design a work of art as a visual response to your theme