Norman Rockwell is a well-known American artist of the Modern Era in the 20th Century. He was born in New York in 1894. He has been drawing as a child and even left highschool to attend an art school. When he was only 18 years old he became the editor of Boys Life Magazine where his paintings were officially launched with Boy Scouts of America. He is most known for his paintings and drawings of everyday American life and his covers for The Saturday Evening Post. In this post we are learning about an American favorite: Norman Rockwell with free resources, printables and unit studies.
This post is part of the Famous Artist Study Series
Lesson Plans and Printables:
The Curriculum Lab from the Norman Rockwell Exhibit has free curriculum lesson plans for different paintings and studies on his collections.
Books to read while learning about Norman Rockwell:
Norman Rockwell (Getting to Know the World’s Greatest Artists)Norman Rockwell: Pictures for the American PeopleNorman Rockwell’s A Day in the Life of a BoyNorman Rockwell’s A Day in the Life of a GirlThe Saturday Evening Post Spot the Differences Picture Puzzles (Dover Children’s Activity Books)Norman Rockwell’s Counting BookNorman Rockwells Christmas Book
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