Students will compare images of carnivals and circuses in art. Then, they will explore how artists use size, placement, overlapping, and atmospheric perspective to create a sense of depth within their artworks. Students will use this knowledge to draw a carnival in crayon.
Compare and contrast images of carnivals and circuses in art history.
Sketch ideas for elements that could be included in a circus or carnival.
Discuss strategies for creating depth in an artwork such as size, placement, overlapping, and atmospheric perspective.
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