Sydney night, 1984, oil crayon and ink on paper, 70 x 80cm

 Sydney night, 1984, oil crayon and ink on paper, 70 x 80cm

Using the following four-step thinking routine, critique the above artwork created by Ken Done. If you click on the image, it should enlarge to see it bigger.

1. Description (see)

  • What do you see? Include facts from the credit line.

2. Analysis (zoom in)

  • What elements of art do you see?
  • What principles of design do you see?

3. Interpretation

  • What is the artist trying to show or say in the artwork?
  • How has the artist used the elements and principles to express his/her idea?

4. Judgement

  • Your opinion: Why do you like or dislike the artwork?