Thursday, December 9, 2010

(KG) A visit to the North Carolina Museum of Art (3/4)

Learning how portraits were done in the old days,

Discussing details by looking at a portrait of children playing.

Making kings appear older in portraits than they were in reality.
A five year old king wearing stockings and a wig!
Student comment: "Just like my stockings".

Recognizing American Presidents.
Student comment: "This is President Obama"

Demonstrating how popular George Washington was.
Mr.Twiddy showed the students a U.S dollar with the face of the First President.

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