Elements of Art Teacher Resources
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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
Exploring Weather Conditions Through Painting
Your advanced class will paint a picture of a particular weather condition. In this painting instructional activity learners 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 5 Views 52 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
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 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 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 plan, young scholars 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 plan could be used after a field trip but you could modify the lesson plan 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
Rhythm and Art: Elements of Art
High schoolers discover the three elements of art. In this visual arts lesson plan, students examine line, shape, and color of works by Torres-Garcia and Picasso. High schoolers then identify the elements of art in works by other artists.
9th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 51 Views 90 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 9 Views 20 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
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 19 Views 46 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 that incorporates aspects of culture, tribal symbolism, artistic expression, and storytelling.
3rd - 8th Visual & Performing Arts 19 Views 75 Downloads
You will lead your class to look at the art and artifacts of others and discover how line is used to make meaning. In this line detectives lesson, students investigate, explore and discover line as a basic element of art through five art lessons.
K Visual & Performing Arts 9 Views 59 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
Let's Talk About Painting
Students 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 9 Views 15 Downloads
Rhythm in Motion
Any age of elementary student can demonstrate their understanding of the connections of elements of art and music by creating their own slit song. You will investigate and study the Melanesian Slit Song with Kindergartners through Junior Highers who can then make up their own.
K - 8th Visual & Performing Arts 5 Views 58 Downloads
The Art of Description
Students 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 5 Views 16 Downloads