Select one object that is important to you and depict it repeatedly in a painting or a drawing.
Theibaud organized his composition in orderly rows, but he manages to introduce variations and rhythm into the painting. What compositional devices does Theibaud use to animate the painting?
Count the number of pairs of sunglasses in the painting. Which pair do you like best? Write a few sentences to describe why.
Theibaud said that he painted sunglasses because they “meant something to him.” Select an object that is important to you and write a poem about it.
Consider Wayne Theibaud’s statement “I like to make people laugh at my work. They’re quite laughable things.” Do you find Thiebaud’s painting funny? Describe why or why not in an essay.
Research the history of sunglasses. When were they invented? How have styles changed? List other ways throughout history that people have shaded themselves from the sun.
Study UV rays. Why are they harmful? How do sunglasses help prevent UV ray damage?