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					      Creating
  Visual Metaphors
for Esperanza Rising
A Metaphor

• is a word or words used to represent
  something else.
• is a figure of speech in which a word or
  phrase that ordinarily designates one thing
  is used to designate another, thus making a
  comparison, as in "a sea of troubles" or "All
  the world's a stage" (Shakespeare).
A Visual Metaphor

is an image used to suggest something other
than what it is.
Examples of visual metaphors
   What do the following images mean to you?
   • Heart



   • Lightbulb



   • Tear
Examples of visual metaphors used on
maps
• Gas stations

• Camping sites

• Food

• High ways

• Rivers
Examples of visual metaphors used in
cartoons


What do you think the
artist wanted you to
think when he drew
this?
Examples of visual metaphors used in
our environment

• Bathrooms




• Logos
               Metaphors used in
               Esperanza Rising

• Why did Pam Munoz Ryan use fruits and vegetables
  to title her chapters?

• What do you think the figs represent in the 3rd
  chapter?
Examples of visual metaphors used in
Esperanza Rising
Today you are going to create a
painting of one of the following.
 •   Uvas – grapes
 •   papayas - papayas
 •   higos – figs
 •   Guayabas - guavas
 •   Melones - cantaloupes
 •   Cebollas - onions
 •   Almendras - almonds
 •   Ciruelas – plums
 •   Las papas - potatoes
 •   Los Aguacates - avocados
 •   Los Esparragos - asparagus
 •   Duraznos – peaches
What you will need:

•   Cup of water
•   Paper (put your name on the back)
•   Pencil
•   Brushes
•   Paint
•   Paper towels
•   Fruit and Fruit stencils
Step 1 Setting up your desk
 Setting up your desk
 • Cover desk with newspapers
 • Cup or bowl of clean water
 • Brushes
 • Palette (paper plate) to mix paint
 • Two pieces of paper – one for practice.
 • Paper towels for spills and brushes
 • Prepare the papers (write your name on
   the back)
Step 2: Looking at your subject


     • What shapes do you see?

     • What colors do you see?
Step 3: Drawing your subject




Choose a
stencil that is
the shape of
your fruit.
Step 3: Drawing your subject
Using this
stencil, draw the
fruit or
vegetable three
times.

Overlap the
shapes and
touch three
sides of the
paper.
The Color Wheel


 •   Primary
 •   Secondary
 •   Analogous
 •   Complementary
 •   Warm
 •   Cool
Step 5: Oil Pastel


Now take the paper
with your pencil
drawing and fill
these shapes with a
basic color
Step 5: Oil Pastel

Add white to
show where the
light is coming
from. Add a
darker color to
show what is in
the shadow.
Step 6 - Adding a complementary color

 Look again at the color
 wheel and find a color
 opposite your colors on
 the color wheel.


 Use this color to paint
 the background of your
 painting.
Step 6 - Adding a complementary color

 Look again at the color
 wheel and find a color
 opposite your colors on
 the color wheel.


 Use this color to paint
 the background of your
 painting.
Step 6 - Adding a complementary color


• If you have yellows and
  orange , choose blue or
  green.

• If you have greens and
  blues, choose red.

• If you have blues and
  purples choose yellow.
Step 5: Oil Pastel
Choose a color
for the
background that
is opposite on the
color wheel from
the color of your
fruit or vegetable.
Use this color to
paint the entire
background.
Step 6: Oil Pastel

Think
Think about the fruit
you have drawn and
the chapter of
Esperanza Rising that
used this fruit for a title.

Why do you think the
author chose this fruit
for the chapter. What
ideas come to mind
when you see it?

Ripeness, dryness,
whithered, full of hope?
Step 7 - Clean up

       • Clean your brush in your leftover water

       • Return water and brushes to the sink

       • Move your painting to the drying rack

       • Complete the check list.
Pamela Hunt Lee
Pamela Hunt Lee
Pamela Hunt Lee
Pamela Hunt Lee
Pamela Hunt Lee

				
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