Elements of Art Teacher Resources
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New Review Elements of Art: Name Design Project
Introduce your class to the seven elements of art through a presentation and related project. Before beginning the project, class members take notes on the presentation, writing down the underlined items and adding drawings into their notes when prompted.
6th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 71 Views 24 Downloads
Rhythm and Art: Elements of Art
Students discover the three elements of art. In this visual arts lesson, students examine line, shape, and color of works by Torres-Garcia and Picasso. Students then identify the elements of art in works by other artists.
9th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 49 Views 90 Downloads
Elements of Art Around Town
After identifying the elements of art in their community, students review the elements of art and begin to photograph local artwork in their town. They dicuss artwork they have seen displayed and write a paragraph describing the elements of art in a specific photo
3rd - 5th Visual & Performing Arts 7 Views 14 Downloads
The Art of Description
Pupils apply descriptive language to identify the five elements of art and the basic lines, geometric shapes, and angles in Marie Hull's, Sharecropper. They explain how the elements of a piece of work contribute to the story it tells. This lesson includes a museum trip but it can with a reproduction of the artwork.
4th - 5th Visual & Performing Arts 4 Views 15 Downloads
Exploring Weather Conditions Through Painting
Your advanced class will paint a picture of a particular weather condition. In this painting lesson students describe elements of art in pieces of artwork. They analyze the weather and seasons in the artwork. The students use paper, watercolors, and salt to create a piece of art depicting a specific type of weather or season.
9th - Higher Ed Visual & Performing Arts 4 Views 52 Downloads
Abstract Planes in Paper Sculpture
High schoolers create maquettes of abstract sculptures utilizing the elements of art; line, shape, value, color, space and texture and the principles of design; balance, emphasis, contrast, rhythm and movement, pattern and unity. These art lessons produce fantastic results, and the lesson plan is clearly-written and easy to follow!
9th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 15 Views 15 Downloads
Looking and Learning in the Art Museum
Reflect on the art your class can view at a museum. In this art history instructional activity, students draw six elements of art. They discuss original art versus reproduction artwork and write about their thoughts of a museum. It would be wonderful if this instructional activity could be used after a field trip but you could modify the instructional activity to include good resolution pictures projected onto a wall, and smaller tangible reproductions for the students at their desks.
K - 5th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 27 Downloads
Theatre Prop Design and Construction
Fourth graders construct individual props. In this theatrical arts lesson, 4th graders use the elements of art to create various props using paper mache. Students construct objects such as logs, fruit, and a picture frame.
4th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 8 Downloads
Elements of Art Review--SMART Board Jeopardy
Eighth graders focus on the elements of art with a secondary focus on the principles of art. They are assigned to a team to play Art Jeopardy. They take an exam. They use the internet as a resource for answers.
8th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 16 Downloads
Elements of Art: Student Assessment
What a neat test! The class is asked to draw and color to create examples of eight elements of art. They focus on each element (line, value, shape, form, space, texture, primary and secondary color) by creating an original piece in each box.
6th - 9th Visual & Performing Arts 33 Views 100 Downloads
Goldsworthy Project: Building With the Five Elements of Art
Seventh graders explore the five elements of art: line, shape, value, texture and color. They collect items from nature and arrange them aesthetically taking the five elements into consideration. They consider their work from several angles and determine the best way for their piece to be photographed.
7th Visual & Performing Arts 7 Views 19 Downloads
Elements of Art - Memoir Book
Learn and practice the elements of art by making a picture book. Also containing short memoirs of their own lives, this would be a perect project and also a gift to take home. In doing this project, they also gain an understanding of the career of book illustration.
4th - 6th Visual & Performing Arts 14 Views 57 Downloads
Explore the Elements of Art
Students recognize elements of art such as texture, shape line and color. In this elements of art lesson, students create a still life picture with oil pastel or crayons. Students define elements of art vocabulary. Students relate elements of art to various subject areas.
1st - 2nd Math 40 Views 38 Downloads
Visually Verbal: Understanding the Elements and Principles of Art
Students research the elements and principles of art and find a work of art that demonstrates the element or principle they researched. Using a variety of sources including provided websites, they also find the definition of their element and principle.
10th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 31 Downloads
Looking and Learning in the Art Museum
Students explore art at an art museum. In this lesson about art, students travel to a museum and explore the art. Students practice drawing, search for certain kinds of art, and learn about reproducing art by someone else. Students will have a better overall understanding of art.
K - 5th Visual & Performing Arts 6 Views 30 Downloads
Let's Talk About Painting
Young scholars paint in the styles of famous artists. In this art appreciation lesson, student read about famous artists, discuss the elements of art, and create their own paintings. This lesson includes the study of five famous artists/periods.
K - 2nd Visual & Performing Arts 7 Views 14 Downloads
Pastel Drawing like Vincent Van Gogh
Learners discuss the elements of art and design found in a series of flower paintings by Vincent Van Gogh. They explore art, shading, and color as they create mirrored representations of the master's art, using oil pastel.
7th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 18 Views 45 Downloads
Aboriginal Art: Not Just a Dot Anymore
Kids will watch a film describing Aboriginal Dream art, engage in a partner dreaming activity, then use Papunya-style dot pointing to create art inspired by an indigenous culture. This is a great lesson plan that incorporates aspects of culture, tribal symbolism, artistic expression, and storytelling.
3rd - 8th Visual & Performing Arts 18 Views 74 Downloads