Mixed Media Teacher Resources
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Mixed Media Landscape Design
Seventh graders create mixed media representations of landscape designs in Africa and Asia. The lesson is great for cross-curricular projects with the Social Sciences and/or Literature, or can be used as a self-contained project. Rubric is included
7th Visual & Performing Arts 4 Views 7 Downloads
Time - Art and Permanence
Students examine whether art has to be permanent, and lasting. They design a gelatin sculpture using natural and recycled objects. They record each step of their design using digital photograph checking for balance and composition. They examine and record the changes in the gelatin over time and complete a written piece about their sculpture
4th - 6th Visual & Performing Arts 6 Views 3 Downloads
A Bug's Journey
Students examine the artwork of John Baldessari that was inspired by a 16th century drawing of a beetle. They analyze a drawing of a beetle, discuss the insect's characteristics, and write a story from the perspective of a bug. Also, they compare contemporary artwork with the 16th century art, use mixed media to develop a three-dimensional piece of art, and display the work.
3rd - 5th Science 3 Views 5 Downloads
Mixed Media Underwater Mural
Now this is the type of activity that can engage the whole class. After completing a unit on fresh water ecosystems and animal life, learners help design and create a three-dimensional mural. They use what they've learned in science to inform the choices they make in art.
1st - 8th Visual & Performing Arts 9 Views 13 Downloads
Expressive Self Portrait - Mixed Media
Learners create self-portraits using prior artistic knowledge and personal experiences. Emphasis is placed on the works of Albrecht Durer, Vincent Van Gogh, Pablo Picasso, Frida Kahlo, Romare Bearden, and Chuck Close for inspiration.
10th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 7 Views 36 Downloads
Mixed Media Collage
Rhythm, repetition, positive, and negative space is used to create mixed media collages. Let your learners go wild with glue, magazine clippings, and the elements of design. They'll experiment with various types of media, color, and space to express repetition and rhythm in their work.
2nd Visual & Performing Arts 7 Views 4 Downloads
Self Portrait using watch parts and tin - Mixed media
Students create whimsical self portraits using watch parts and tin - recycling. They demonstrate safety in using tools. They use a variety of materials to create a work of art , and demonstrate understanding of the elements and principles of design by displaying focal point, repetition, texture and balance.
7th - 8th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 0 Downloads
Rotating Table Art
Learners use a variety of art media to create a picture. In this mixed media lesson, students choose media as they move from one table to another. At each table they add to their picture from the media at that table. Learners have a sharing event at the end of the project.
K - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 24 Downloads
Art and the Berlin Wall
Students explore the artwork of Keith Haring and discover the messages in his art. In this Berlin Wall art lesson, students recognize the significance of the Berlin Wall through the study of an artwork. Students sketch a political issue they can relate to.
9th - Higher Ed Visual & Performing Arts 14 Views 24 Downloads
Elevating the Everyday
Students 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.
K - Higher Ed Visual & Performing Arts 7 Views 63 Downloads