Comparing The Life Line sketch to the painting.
Let's look at how an artists sketch compares to the final painting. Here is a sketch of Winslow's "The Life Line". Take a close look at the sketch before we compare it to the actual painting.
Take a look at the actual painting. On your Note Catcher, record the differences between the sketch & the painting. For each change,discuss and record why Winslow may have decided to make that change.
Watch the following video on Winslow Homer's Life Line Painting, work with your group to answer the questions that follow on your Note Catcher.
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Philadelphia Museum of Art
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
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