Watch the first 15 minutes of the Rauschenber video with nothing in your hands
15 minutes into the Documentary, pick up your sketchbook
Continue to watch and pay attention to the history of the artist
Draw. Draw whatever you wish in any style you wish, while you listen to the documentary, draw something in this moment that you really want to draw. Do something you think is going to be fun and you’ll be proud of when complete.
Look up the artist on the internet.
Their Birth and Death Dates
Their years active as artist
Use the Dates
What was happening in their country during their life and time productive as artist?
What was happening throughout the world?
Make a brief film of you drawing in your sketchbook in the style of the Artist Studied
While you draw speak about what you have learned while studying the artist, what style did they create within, etc?
Where there other artists in different mediums producing similar work even though in a different medium?
Looking back into their time, can you understand why they were creating, what they were creating?
If initially, you did not find this art form inspiring, has learning about it from multiple angles, raised your appreciation for it?
Can a raised appreciation also turn dislike into like?