Elements of Art Teacher Resources
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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 6 Views 53 Downloads
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 83 Views 29 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
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
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 40 Views 104 Downloads
Looking and Learning in the Art Museum
Reflect on the art your class can view at a museum. In this art history lesson, 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 lesson could be used after a field trip but you could modify the lesson 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
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 21 Views 47 Downloads
Figurative Slot Sculptures
Middle schoolers create 3-dimensional works of art in the form of slot sculptures. I love this instructional activity, because it exposes students to a completely different form of art. Everything you need to do to successfully-implement this instructional activity is included in the well-written plan.
6th - 8th Visual & Performing Arts 9 Views 5 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 17 Views 59 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 51 Views 90 Downloads
Lesson: Tomma Abts: Abstract Painting
One must first learn how to analyze art before they can properly respond to it. Here, young analysts examine six abstract pieces in a systematic and formal way. They then respond to one of the pieces in either a poem or an essay. An excellent lesson intended to build critical thinking and analysis skills.
9th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 17 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
Let's Talk About Painting
Students paint in the styles of famous artists. In this art appreciation lesson plan, student read about famous artists, discuss the elements of art, and create their own paintings. This lesson plan includes the study of five famous artists/periods.
K - 2nd Visual & Performing Arts 9 Views 15 Downloads
Children learn by doing. Here, they discuss cultural uses of containers, coil and slab techniques, functional aesthetics, and the principles of art and design. The entire process for making a coil pot is fully described here to make the experience run as smoothly as possible.
1st - 8th Visual & Performing Arts 4 Views 20 Downloads
A Glimmer of Beauty: Lesson Plan
Fully analyze the elements of art and unexpected beauty in the William Merritt Chase's Still Life with a Fish. The class will examine the painting very closely, then use photography to express unexpected beauty in still life. This is a very good art lesson that teaches art while providing an opportunity to create it.
6th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 7 Views 17 Downloads
Lesson: All in a Name
Lao Tzu was the fabled author of the Toa te Ching, Lau Tzu is also the name of a large sculptural piece. Kids examine Mark di Suvero's larger-than-life sculptures in relation to the elements of art they've learner about. They examine each piece for color, line, space, and shape.
6th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 9 Downloads
Making a Chiminea
A chiminea is an outdoor fireplace usually made from terracotta. Your class will make miniature versions of this useful heating device to practice specific sculpting techniques. This instructional activity spans four days. It includes vocabulary and an outline of the skills.
7th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 4 Downloads
An Electronic Self-Portrait Lesson Plan - A Unit for Middle School
Using a photo of themselves for inspiration, learners create a multi-media self-portrait. A digital image of each child is taken, it is uploaded into the computer where is can be experimented with in a digital format. Young artists then use the available media to create a self-portrait.
6th - 9th Visual & Performing Arts 11 Views 18 Downloads