Art Adventures in Narnia Author:Sharon Jeffus Art lessons with techniques and art history incorporated into each. Websites are provided for maximum learning. Uses The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe by CS Lewis as a means of teaching and encouraging young people to realize the visual effects that bring a written story to life. Provides lessons that allow a student to write and illustrate t... more »heir own book. This is the first step to becoming familiar with how to tell a story in video, a primary source of today's communication, especially to the younger generation.« less
This is a great art book for students, (primarily for elementary and middle school but beneficial to high school students as well). Does a good job of incorporating actual history with various art techniques. Provides a good variety of techniques and lessons. It's a fun way to cover art and history by involving aspects of CS Lewis' story of The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe. It is not necessary for students to have read the story or seen the movie to benefit from the lessons since lessons include art techniques that can be applied anywhere and history that covers medieval times, various countries, architecture, animal characteristics, weaponry, etc. I highly recommend it as an interesting way to teach art to students and engage them in cultural and historical learning at the same time.