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Second graders create the pages to their color booklets as they use the marbling technique. They'll discuss cool and warm color schemes and express the colors of the sun and water by marbling paint. Note: This is part two to a three-part instructional activity, but it can be used as a stand-alone instructional activity.
Students examine the contemporary Inuit prints and drawings in the National Gallery of Canada’s collection. In this contemporary Inuit art lesson, students look at work from 5 different areas, investigate Inuit printmaking, and make a print of an animal.
Explore the development of wood art. In this art history lesson, learners study the art work of Gary Stevens. They describe, analyze, and derive meaning from the art they see. They then write a theory about the artist's purpose for the work of art and support their answer with reasonable personal opinions.
Learners view prints of contemporary Inuit art and create a stencilling art piece. In this Inuit art lesson, students view a slideshow of Inuit art and write stories for the images. Learners discuss the stories and art's effect. Students brainstorm about a heroic experience they've had and write a short story about it. Learners then complete a stenciled art piece for the story.
New! Slipware Marbelizing
Potters with some experience will enjoy trying their hand at using marbled slipware techniques on their hand-built plates. The step-by-step directions are illustrated, and tips and cautions are included in the resource. The packet also includes a bit of history of the process, a materials list, and biographical information about the potter.
Students practice observing and analyzing two works of art. They describe the elements and principles, subject matter, history and mediums of two works of art. Use a compare and contrast strategy to interpret the meaning of two works of art.
Students view and discuss Modern and Contemporary Art at the Art Institute of Chicago. Students interpret works by Miro, Oldenberg, Cornell and de Vlaminck and discuss how they feel when viewing the pieces.
Students examine paintings by Jackson Pollack. They define new vocabulary associated with painting and compare them with other styles of art. They create their own piece of art to share with the class.
Pupils study fourteen images of paintings from the Memorial Art Gallery's tour of culture. They study the paintings for artifacts from other cultures and periods of history.
Learners research Laurel True and the art of mosaics. In this art history lesson, students research mosaics from different time periods and places. They react to Laurel True's artistic work and create their own mosaics.
What a wonderful way to meld art and culture! Learners create art work in the Suminagashi style using this detailed lesson plan. This art form, which is Japanese in origin, employs ink to create beautiful results. This will be a hit with your class.
Kids get artistic as they explore the impact of art materials, sculpture, and performance. They discuss the work of Janine Antoni and then create a performance piece that reflects social or global issues they feel strongly about. The end result should be an empathetic, thoughtful, and highly engaging experience for the entire class.
Students practice the artistic technique of drawing glass objects using colored pencils in this Visual Art lesson for the high school classroom. The lesson emphasizes the artwork of Audrey Flack and Ralph Goings and includes a short vocabulary list.
Third graders design mosaics that reflect their school's culture. In this visual arts lesson, 3rd graders analyze primary sources available from the Library of Congress where they compare mosaics of the past to the cultures that produced them prior to creating their own.
Seventh graders create three dimensional works of art from two dimensional plans, develop skills in papier-mach?? technique, utilize elements and principles of design to create 3-D form, and develop math/strategy skills in playing the game Mancala.
Students take part in Earth conservation by creating trash art projects. In this recycling lesson, students discuss the benefit of reusing materials on Earth and examine art from ancient civilizations. Students utilize recyclable containers and cardboard to create mosaics similar to the style of past civilizations.
Ninth graders investigate the significance of gargoyles and their relationship to architecture, symbolism and art history. They research and compare the form and function of gargoyles in Europe and the United States.
In this sketching worksheet, learners complete activities where they sketch items in the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Students complete 5 activities.
Students analyze the art of St. Catherine and Gothic Art. In this art analysis instructional activity, students read the biography of St. Catherine and read about the carving of the statue. Students complete a related statue art activity and carve their statue.
Learners create living artifacts dealing with different times and cultures. They explore Ancient Rome, the Middle Ages, Islam, Africa, and the United States.