Picture Observation Paper

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When going through the website I looked for similar pictures to compare. These two pictures stood out to me because they both had a single tree in them and they both also have one single building structure in the image. It interested me that these kids also chose similar colors and similar media in their drawings. But with all the similarities there are still may differences. I chose these pictures because even though they are at different developmental stages they have both, common traits and different traits in each of the pictures. These pictures have many details that go into what the picture turns out to be. Image A is in the symbol-making stage. This student is also in the gifted and talented program at his school. It shows a red rectangular…show more content…
This piece is drawn with colored pencil. In the landscape it shows a red covered bridge with a black roof. The bridge is drawn in 3-D form to create depth. Also in this image there is a blue stream that runs under the bridge. The image includes a brown dirt road that runs through the bridge, it connects at the entrance and exit of the bridge and continues to run through out the image. The grass is drawn in different directions in each section to give off a sense that there are hills around the bridge. In the background there is also a very large tree with a brown trunk and green bushy leaves. In the top left corner is a stereotypical section of a bright yellow sun. In the sky, there are lightly drawn white clouds. This child shows that she is in the preadolescent stage with the characteristic of realistic choices in detail, use of space, and anatomy. She shows this by using depth in the placement of the bridge and the tree. This is also shown because when looking at the picture in whole it represents a realistic landscape with the foreground, middle ground, and background. She also does not use a baseline, instead she connects the skyline to the green grass horizon to create distance in the background. Using the technique of no baseline helps her represent a more accurate picture of a landscape. Being in the preadolescent stage this is a common trait that starts to appear in more
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