Story Art Jacob Lawrence 2nd Grade February Art

Story Art  Jacob Lawrence 2nd Grade February Art

Story Art Jacob Lawrence 2nd Grade February Art Project West Mercer Elementary Art Enrichment Program Todays Project- Story Art Part 1 Jacob Lawrence The Great Migration Pencil, crayon, captions

Part 2 Paint Jacob Lawrence Born in 1917 in New Jersey His parents moved from the south to make a better life In New York, he learned about African American history and art Gained a reputation as a history painter

Commissioned to paint the Great Migration series Taught art at the University of Washington Events leading to the Great Migration-1 In the south, much of the land is rural farmland After slavery was abolished, many slaves

stayed to work the land The were not paid well and so were too poor to own land Events leading to the Great Migration-2 Pests and floods ruined crops Panel 9: They left because the boll weevil had ravaged the cotton crop.

Children worked in the fields with their parents Panel 24: The children were forced to work in the fields. They could not go to school. Events leading to the Great Migration-3 In the south, they experienced discrimination Panel 14: For African

Americans there was no justice in the southern courts. Panel 19: There had always been discrimination. Events leading to the Great Migration-4 World War I

changed industry in the north Many white men went off to war making a shortage of workers Industrial production increased Panel 1: "During the World War there was a great migration North by Southern

Negroes." (1940-41) The Great Migration The Great Migration- 1 1 million African Americans moved north They moved mostly to Chicago, Detroit, New York City, Pittsburgh, Philadelphia, Cleveland, Cincinnati, and Columbus

Panel 36: Migrants arrived in Chicago, the gateway to the west. Panel 45: "They arrived in Pittsburgh, one of the great industrial centers of the North, in large numbers." Great Migration- 2 Moving to the north did improve their lives Voting, education, empowerment, and

community Panel 58: In the north, the African American had more educational opportunities. Panel 59: In the north, they had the freedom to vote. The Great Migration- 3 Life in the north also had its challenges

Housing became scarce Discrimination Panel 49: They found discrimination in the north. It was a different kind. The Migration Series 60 paintings done all at the same time, color by color Paintings numbered

and with captions to tell a story Style called expressive cubism Panel 3: From every southern town, migrants left by the hundreds to travel north. Story Art Whose story is he

telling? How does he show the people? How does he show objects? Panel 31: Migrants found improved housing when they arrived north. Panel 60: And the migrants kept coming. What kinds of colors does he use?

Panel 5: Migrants were advanced passage on the railroads, paid for by northern industries. Panel 39: Railroad platforms were piled high with luggage. Step 1- Choose scenes Tell a story of migration by choosing 2 different scenes Life in the South Journey north Life in the north

Scenes should include people (one, a family, or more) Simple shapes (a person can be a circle and rectangles) Big shapes (no fine details) Sketch 2 scenes on scratch paper Step 2- Canvas Paper Names on the back (white side) Paper in landscape

orientation Draw scenes in pencil Trace in black crayon Step 3- Captions 2 yellow strips Write names on back in pencil Write simple sentences to describe your

scenes Get ok from a parent Trace in sharpie pen Part 2 - Step 4- Tempera paint Lawrence used only simple, bright colors Black, white, brown

Red, blue, yellow, green

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