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    • NORMAN ROCKWELL
    • 1894-1978
      • AMERICA’S MOST BELOVED ARTIST.
      • BORN 1894 IN NEW YORK CITY.
      • BECAME INTERESTED IN ART AT A VERY YOUNG AGE.
      • ONE OF HIS FIRST DRAWINGS WAS A CARDBOARD RECREATION OF A FLEET OF SHIPS FROM THE SPANISH –AMERICAN WAR FOR CHILDHOOD NAVAL BATTLES .
      • AT 16, ROCKWELL ATENDED ART SCHOOL PART TIME.
    • EARLY YEARS
      • BY THE AGE OF 17(1911), ROCKWELL PUBLISHED HIS FIRST ILLUSTRATIONS.
      • BY 19, ROCKWELL BECOMES THE FIRST ART DIRECTOR FOR BOY’S LIFE MAGAZINE(PUBLISHED BY THE BOY SCOUTS OF AMERICA). HE PAINTS AND ILLUSTRATES ONE STORY EACH ISSUE.
    • MOTHER’S DAY OFF
      • FIRST ROCKWELL SATURDAY EVENING POST COVER APPEARS, “MOTHERS DAY OFF”.
      • HE WAS HIRED FULL TIME AND ENJOYED A LONG CAREER WORKING FOR THE SATURDAY EVENING POST.
      • HIS FIRST YEAR WORKING FOR THE POST HE WAS PUBLISHED ON 8 OF THE 12 COVERS.
      • DURING HIS LIFE, ROCKWELL PUBLISHED A TOTAL OF 321 COVERS IN 47 YEARS.
    • ROCKWELL MATURES
      • AT 22, NORMAN SELLS 2 PAINTINGS($75 EACH) AND GETS COMMISSIONED FOR AN ADDITIONAL 3 SKETCHES.
      • HE CALLS UP AND PROPOSES TO IRENE O’CONNOR(THINGS DID NOT WORK OUT THOUGH).
      • AT 24 HE IS DETERMINED TO JOIN THE WAR EFFORT BUT NEEDS TO PUT ON 15 POUNDS. HE EATS DONUTS, BANANAS AND WATER TO PASS THE PHYSICAL AND JOIN THE NAVY.
    • TRIPLE SELF PORTRAIT
      • ROCKWELL HAD 3 SONS BY HIS SECOND WIFE.
      • 1930-HE MOVED THE FAMILY TO NEW ROCHELLE NEW YORK.
      • IN 1935, HE VISITS MISSOURI TO ILLUSTRATE MARK TWAIN’S , “HUCKLEBERRY FINN AND THE ADVENTURES OF HUCKLEBERRY FINN”.
    • THE FOUR FREEDOMS
    • AFTER THE FOUR FREEDOMS
      • ROCKWELL TRIES TO SELL THE PRINTS TO THE GOVERNMENT WITHOUT SUCCESS.
      • THE NEW YORK POST PUBLISHES THEM
      • THEY BECAME SOME OF HIS MOST FAMOUS PAINTINGS
    • THE GOLDEN RULE
      • IN HIS LATER YEARS ROCKWELL DREW MORE SERIOUS PICTURES ABOUT HUMAN RIGHTS AND VALUES.
    • BEFORE THE SHOT
      • HE WAS COMMISSIONED TO PAINT PORTRAITS OF PRESIDENTS INCLUDING EISENHOWER, KENNEDY,NIXON AND FOREIGN DIGNITARIES.
      • ONE OF HIS LAST WORKS WAS A POTRAIT OF JUDY GARLAND( DORTHY IN THE WIZARD OF OZ).
      • IN 1977, ROCKWELL WAS AWARDED THE PRESIDENTIAL MEDAL OF FREEDOM( THE HIGHEST CIVILIAN HONOR).
      • NORMAN ROCKWELL DIED OF EMPHYSEMA AT THE AGE OF 84 (1978).
    • OUR PROJECT
      • DESIGN YOUR OWN SATURDAY EVENING POST COVER
      • CAN USE ONE OF NORMAN ROCKWELL’S THEMES OR COME UP WITH YOUR OWN.
    • SANTA AT THE MAP
    • THE SNOWBALL FIGHT
    • DEADMAN’S HILL
    • SANTA’S CHILDREN
    • GRAMPS AND THE SNOWMAN
    • NEWSTAND IN THE SNOW