What can we learn from looking at Norval Morriseau’s We must be  child-like, Simplicity of Spirit?

Let’s look

Take your time. Look carefully. Where do your eyes go first? Then where? Take in as many details as you can. Encourage students to ask questions. What visual elements in the artwork prompt the questions asked?

Let’s describe

In what ways is, We must be child-like, Simplicity of Spirit, itself child-like and an example of simplicity of spirit?  What graphic decisions did Morriseau make that support you answers?

Let’s imagine

Assuming they are penguins, what are they doing?  Where are they and where are they going?