Linear Perspective Teacher Resources
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Discovering Linear Perspective
Students explain the historical development and context of linear perspective in two-dimensional works of art and the concept of linear perspective in two-dimensional works of art. They analyze the use of linear perspective in Renaissance paintings.
9th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 17 Downloads
Perspective drawing is a key component to mastering artistic technique. Upper graders discuss and practice elements of perspective drawing, such as vanishing point, linear perspective, and spacial relationships. They then draw a corner of a room, taken from a magazine or real life.
10th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 1 Download
2-point linear perspective
Every person has a different perspective of what symbolizes his life and experiences. Emergent artists create three visual metaphors as they compose a two-point linear perspective drawing. This drawing incorporates literal perspective by means of drawing techniques, and personal perspective in the symbolism chosen to represent aspects of life.
9th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 30 Downloads
New Review Mastering One-Point Perspective
Cover one-point perspective through observation and practice. Class members examine several works of art that use one-point perspective, look at magazine images to find the vanishing points and horizon lines, and draw their own city images using one-point perspective.
7th - 8th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 0 Downloads
Art Basics Scavenger Hunt
Hand out this instructional activity and lead your class on a scavenger hunt. Pupils look for examples of shape, form, balance, pattern, perspective, space, and depth. They draw and write about the examples they've found. A great resource to add to your repertoire.
6th - 8th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 23 Downloads
Colour with Vlaminck
For this perspective worksheet, students view a painting by De Vlaminck. They create their own version of the painting by coloring an included line drawing. Students are challenged to use dark colors in the foreground and lighter, bluer colors for the background.
3rd - 5th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 12 Downloads
Ahhh the vanishing point! Sounds ominous, but it's not. Fifth graders analyze the use of perspective in Renaissance art. They practice using linear perspective to draw railroad tracks that seem to go on forever. Tip: Make this lesson plan as much about math as it is about art by discussing the measurement, angles, lines, and shapes used to create linear perspective.
5th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 1 Download
Ratios and Proportions
Young scholars write an article about an artist using math in his work. In this algebra lesson, students apply properties of linear equations and ratios as it relate to shapes and figure. They analyze different architectures for shapes and designs.
10th - 12th Math 3 Views 14 Downloads
The Ocean's Nursery
Linear perspective, estuaries, and water ways converge in a science-inspired art project. The class uses what they've learned about eco-systems, estuaries, and the food chain to create scale models of a local marsh. While the lesson is intended for an art class, it would be best if taught during or after learners have been exposed to the concepts of habitat and water ecosystems.
6th - 7th Science 3 Views 0 Downloads
Drawing with Linear Perspective
Drawing with linear perspective requires spacial and mathematical reasoning as well as an understanding of the Renaissance period. Fifth graders discuss the first painting created with linear perspective, then analyze several others found throughout history.
5th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 9 Downloads
The Art of the Italian Renaissance
Where to begin? The art of the Italian Renaissance is such a rich topic, with new techniques, new styles, and an emphasis on new subject matter. Images created by the greats such as Da Vinci, Michelangelo, Raphael, and Botticelli are here for the viewing.
9th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 8 Views 48 Downloads
New Review Urban Space
The use of perspective is clear in Paris Street; Rainy Day by Gustave Caillebotte. Pupils study and discuss this example, marking the vanishing points and horizon line of a photocopy of the piece. They then create their own urban scene using perspective and images from magazines and newspapers.
5th - 8th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 0 Downloads
A Picture's Worth 500-700 Words: Neoclassical Painting Analysis and Creative Write
Middle schoolers survey Neoclassical art and create a narrative based on their analyses. Focused questions and relevant background information provided by the Getty Museum provides a great foundation for students to understand art techniques as well as artist intent.
6th - 8th Language Arts 9 Views 42 Downloads
Rivers, Edens, Empires: Lewis & Clark
Ninth graders examine Lewis and Clark. For this American explorers lesson, 9th graders use the Library of Congress Web-site to access and analyze primary sources that enable them to understand the process and concepts behind the conservation movement and westward exploration.
9th Social Studies & History 3 Views 2 Downloads
Compare and Contrast Photograph Art
Take a trip down Pearblossom Highway with this lesson about comparing and contrasting. Using David Hockney's Pearblossom Hwy and another image of the same highway (photograph or other image), students compare and contrast the two artworks showing the same image.
3rd - 4th Language Arts 12 Views 59 Downloads
After Impressionism from Van Gogh to Matisse (1886 - 1906)
Students plan a museum visit to study Impressionist paintings and its artists. In this Impressionism lesson, students examine the colors and perception of space in Impressionist artwork. Students recognize the characteristic elements of Impressionist paintings.
3rd - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 6 Views 51 Downloads