analysis, or interpretation. · It answers the question, "What do you see?" · The various elements that constitute a description include: a. Form of art whether architecture, sculpture, painting or one of the minor arts. b. Medium of work whether clay, stone, steel, paint, etc., and technique (tools used) interests them. Once photos have been selected, distribute the Photograph Analysis Worksheet as a tool to guide students in their photograph analysis. Through interpretive analysis of their photographs, students should be able to identify an issue or event emergent from the photo. Possible topics raised by the photos include: This lesson plan will teach your students how to analyze a painting. They will also get to participate in a hands-on activity and actually analyze five prominent paintings.