All students will be able to demonstrate an understanding of juxtaposition and exaggeration while creating a drawing combining multiple subjects in an invented space.
Juxtaposition: an act or instance of placing close together or side by side, especially for comparison or contrast.
Exaggeration: The act of doing or representing in an excessive manner.
Simon Stålenhag was born on 20th January 1984. He is a Swedish artist, video game developer and musician, best known for his science fiction inspired paintings of retrofuturistic landscapes. He currently resides in Kungsholmen in Stockholm and was educated in game design at Future Games Academy. Stålenhag produces his paintings digitally using a computer and digital drawing board, in a style that mimics oil or acrylic painting. He has described his images as, “cultural Swedish landscapes from the 80-90’s, populated with robots and dinosaurs.”
Warm up: What color scheme will you be using? How will this add to the overall quality and mood of your piece? List colors.