Ted Harrison Project and PPT Presentation


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Ted Harrison Project and PPT Presentation

  1. 1. Ted HarrisonCanadian ArtistTeaching Slideshow By Jennifer Thompson
  2. 2. Ted HarrisonCanadian Artist
  3. 3. The YukonCan you find where the Yukon is?
  4. 4. Ted Harrison (1926- )“Ted Harrison was born inEngland in 1926. He movedto Canada and took ateaching position in theYukon after responding to anad stating “come teach in theland of the moose. Weaklingsneed not apply.” Harrison retired to Victoriawhere he continues to paintlively, colourful scenes of hisnew surroundings.”
  5. 5. Welcome toThe Yukon!The population ofYukon is around30,372 people.
  6. 6. Yukon First NationsFirst Nations people make up about 25percent of the total Yukon population,according to the 2006 Census. Thereare 14 First Nations in the territory,comprising approximately 7,500people:• Carcross/Tagish First Nation;• Champagne & Aishihik First Nations;• First Nation of Na-Cho Nyak Dun;• Kluane First Nation;• Kwanlin Dün First Nation¨n First Nation;• Liard First Nation;• Little Salmon/Carmacks First Nation;• Ross River Dena Council;• Selkirk First Nation;• Ta’an Kwäch’än Council;• Teslin Tlingit Council• Tr’ondëk Hwëch’in;• Vuntut Gwitchin First Nation; and• White River First Nation.
  7. 7. First Nations “Teepees”
  8. 8. Do you know what this is?
  9. 9. “Inukshuk”The mysterious stone figures known asinuksuit can be found throughoutNorthern Canada. Inukshuk, the singularof inuksuit, means "in the likeness of ahuman" in the Inuit language. They aremonuments made of stones that are usedby the Inuit for communication andsurvival. The traditional meaning of theinukshuk is "Someone was here" or "Youare on the right path.“The Inuit make inuksuit in different formsfor a variety of purposes: as navigationor directional aids, to mark a place ofrespect or memorial for a belovedperson, or to indicate migration routes orplaces where fish can be found.
  10. 10. Inukshuk and the Northern Lights
  11. 11. Beautiful Yukon!
  12. 12. Ted Harrison’s Paintings Inspired by the Yukon
  13. 13. Describe Ted Harrison’s painting style….
  14. 14. StyleHarrison createscolourful,simplifiedshapes.The hunters
  15. 15. Colour Bright and boldcolours are usedsuch as purple,blue, pink,orange, andyellow, which inearlier yearswere outlined inblack.
  16. 16. Painting is “part fantasy, partreality, part abstraction”-Ted HarrisonWhale Watching
  17. 17. "One curator said he didnt want my work in his gallerybecause it was so simple even children understood it. Ithought, what a wonderful tribute!" Ted Harrison
  18. 18. “I paint from my mind, not from reality. It’s aworld of happiness and joy that transcends thenormal world. The dream world is best." - TedHarrison Ball Game
  19. 19. What do you think inspires Harrison?What symbols and images does hefrequently paint/draw?
  20. 20. “I love colour. I love painting. Ilove the Yukon. I love Canada." -Ted Harrison
  21. 21. He has written andillustrated many books.
  22. 22. “Children of the Yukon”
  23. 23. “A Northern Alphabet”
  24. 24. “A Northern Alphabet”
  25. 25. “A Northern Alphabet”
  26. 26. “A Northern Alphabet”
  27. 27. “A Northern Alphabet”
  28. 28. “A Northern Alphabet”
  29. 29. “A Northern Alphabet”
  30. 30. Project: Class art e-book You have to create a piece of art orpainting in the style of Ted Harrison We will combine all the art together tocreate an art e-book produced by thewhole class!
  31. 31. Project: Class art e-book Class 1D and 1E – “A Spanish Alphabet” We will create an alphabet book similar to “ANorthern Alphabet” but about Spain! You must prepare a rough draft (coloured oruncoloured) before your final painting
  32. 32. Class 1D and 1E –“A Spanish Alphabet” I will give you each a letter. You must create apiece of art using Harrison’s style and write asentence using as many words as possible thatstart with your letter. Write the sentence on the back of the painting. Iwill put all the pictures together and type yoursentences for our e-book.
  33. 33. Project: Class art e-book Class 1C – “Four Seasons” We will create a book about the four seasons(Spring, Summer, Autumn, Winter) Choose your favourite season
  34. 34. Class 1C – “Four Seasons” Create a piece of artwork in the style ofTed Harrison featuring a scene/landscapein spring, summer, autumn or winter. You must write one or two sentences inEnglish to go with your picture (on theback of the painting)
  35. 35. Class 1C – “Four Seasons” You must prepare a rough draft (colouredor not coloured) before your final painting Example:Rainbows andrivers arebeautiful in thespring.
  36. 36. How to: MATERIALS REQUIRED:- watercolor paper or heavy weightsketch paper- watercolor or acrylic paints- glue- scissors- oil pastels or wax crayons Fromhttp://www.thatartistwoman.org/2011/02/painting-in-style-of-ted-harrison.html
  37. 37. The sky is brightin the summer.The sun isshining.Class 1CExample:
  38. 38. SIn the summer inSeville, the sunshines and somany people aresmiling.Class 1D and 1EExample: