START WITH ART: Susan Vanderpoel Ord

START WITH ART: Susan Vanderpoel Ord

Creativity is a valuable skill that can enrich every aspect of our lives. But fostering creativity doesn't have to be complicated. With #STARTWITHART, you can kickstart your day with a simple yet powerful ritual that sparks imagination and innovation.

Engage with the Artwork

Take a moment to immerse yourself in the artwork displayed below. Let your senses awaken as you absorb the beauty and complexity of the piece.

Explore Through Questions

Underneath the image, you'll find a series of thought-provoking questions. These questions are designed to encourage deep reflection and dialogue. Share them with your students or children and watch as they eagerly delve into the world of art.

Embrace the Power of Art

Art has the remarkable ability to inspire us, challenge us, and expand our minds. By incorporating art into your daily routine, you're nurturing a spirit of creativity and curiosity. Notice how starting your day with art sets a positive tone for the hours ahead, infusing them with energy and inspiration.

With just a few minutes each morning, you can cultivate a lifelong love of art and creativity. #STARTWITHART is more than just a routine—it's a gateway to endless possibilities and discoveries. So why not make art a part of your daily life starting today?

Title: Susan Vanderpoel Ord

Artist: Lydia Field Emmet

Date: 1932

Medium: Oil on canvas

Start with Art Questions:

  • Who do you think this woman might be? Does she seem important?  
  • Look closely! Do you notice the reflection of her arm on the table? 
  • Describe the texture of the woman's dress. How does the artist convey the texture? 

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