Narrative: practical exercises 2

 

Heroes and Legends

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Ruskin enjoyed the legends and myths of the past and in these examples of knights, shields and crests he explores that world.

Exercise:
Google images of medieval knights and heroes and copy some of the designs.

Using ideas you have found design your own shield with images which celebrate the qualities of a medieval hero.

You can also explore many current examples of heroes and knights in films and graphic books.