Famous Artist Study Series: Norman Rockwell

March 16, 2018

Sarah Shelton

Sarah Shelton

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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.



Norman Rockwell Biography from Biography.com

Biography of Norman Rockwell from The Saturday Evening Post

Norman Rockwell Printable Biography from Making Art Fun

Lesson Plans and Printables:

Norman Rockwell’s Perpetual Motion Notebooking Page from Homeschool Helper

Norman Rockwell Notebooking Pages for doing a picture study of any of his paintings from Homeschool Helper.

Norman Rockwell Wordsearch Worksheet from Making Art Fun

Norman Rockwell’s The Four Freedoms Lesson Plan from Dick Blick Art

Norman Rockwell and The Main Idea from One Room Schoolhouse

Design a Magazine Cover for The Saturday Evening Post from Making Art Fun

Norman Rockwell Printable from Teacher Vision

Norman Rockwell Self Portrait Chalk Art Tutorial from Hodge Podge 

Draw a Norman Rockwell Ispired Picture Lesson Plan from Education.com

FREE Norman Rockwell Art Lesson Plan from Harrington Harmonies

The Curriculum Lab from the Norman Rockwell Exhibit has free curriculum lesson plans for different paintings and studies on his collections.

Art Study:

See the complete covers of the Saturday Evening Post broken down by decade at The Saturday Evening Post.

Explore the world of Norman Rockwell with online digital experiences from the Norman Rockwell Museum.

View the entire collections of Norman Rockwell from the Norman Rockwell Museum.

Books to read while learning about Norman Rockwell:

Norman Rockwell (Getting to Know the World's Greatest Artists)Norman Rockwell (Getting to Know the World’s Greatest Artists)Norman Rockwell: Pictures for the American PeopleNorman 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 BoyNorman Rockwell’s A Day in the Life of a GirlNorman Rockwell’s A Day in the Life of a GirlThe Saturday Evening Post Spot the Differences Picture Puzzles (Dover Children's Activity Books)The Saturday Evening Post Spot the Differences Picture Puzzles (Dover Children’s Activity Books)Norman Rockwell's Counting BookNorman Rockwell’s Counting BookNorman Rockwells Christmas BookNorman Rockwells Christmas Book



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