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Color Mixing/ Fantastic Shapes in Paining
Students paint shapes in pictures using all of the colors in the color wheel. In this colors lesson plan, students learn about primary and secondary colors, and create non representational art with the colors.
K - 2nd Visual & Performing Arts 27 Views 59 Downloads
Huichol Yarn Painting
Young artists of many ages apply yarn painting techniques in combining their ideas and their art. After viewing actual examples of yarn paintings created by the Huichol people, learners choose an important scene from their own lives they'd like to depict in their own yarn painting.
K - 8th Social Studies & History 4 Views 7 Downloads
Aboriginal Voices in Canadian Contemporary Art
Students study the art work of aboriginalists and create art work of their own to demonstrate an understanding of the art form. In this art lesson plan, students create 3D art and experiment with color combinations.
7th - 8th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 9 Downloads
Paul Gauguin Art: Opposite Colour Masterpieces
Students discover new art techniques by examining the work of Paul Gauguin and his use of opposite colors. For this art analysis lesson, students investigate the different perspectives and colors used in classic post impressionist paintings.
3rd - 6th Visual & Performing Arts 8 Views 48 Downloads
Mix-It-Up Sponge Painting
Students experiment working with sponges to mix colors, marble, etch and make a sponge print. They brainstorm all the possibilities for various art techniques utilizing sponges and washable paint. Each student remembers to incorporate in their prints line, shape, form, color and texture.
1st - 6th Science 3 Views 2 Downloads
Mouse Painting (Color Mixing)
After reading the story Mouse Paint by Ellen Stoll Walsh, little ones make a mouse painting of their own. They discuss mixing colors, painting, and the story, then they "dance" with their fingers through puddles of paint.
Pre-K - 1st Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 18 Downloads
Paintings on the Ceiling
Learners explore the graffiti paintings of Paco Rosic and recognize that his artworks were designed to please himself. Your class are led to identify the techniques in Paco Rosic's paintings and create graffiti art. There is material and opportunity for debate here about graffiti and its social impact.
3rd - 8th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 26 Downloads
Mind Your Mannerists-Understanding the Art of El Greco
Kids become mini-experts on the Mannerist movement and the art of El Greco. They identify common elements of El Greco paintings and compare them to a work by Thomas Hart Benton. They use four ways to examine art taken from the book, "Looking at Pictures" by Susan Woodford to help them analyze the paintings.
9th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 14 Downloads
Students explore art mediums and techniques. In this art appreciation lesson, students observe a variety of displayed artwork and determine what medium was used by the artist. Students hold up a card matching this medium for immediate feedback from the teacher and related discussion.
K - 2nd Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 26 Downloads
Chinese Landscape Painting
Third graders learn about Chinese poetry and landscape paintings, then create their own. They view several examples and discuss the elements of each, then paint their own landscape inspired by what they saw. They then listen to, read, and compose their own Chinese style poetry.
3rd Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 5 Downloads
Advanced Art – Cultural Place-setting Still life
Upper graders view a series of films that depict rituals or celebrations as they occur in different cultural settings. They conduct a cultural investigation about one culture, brainstorm and research objects that have cultural or ritualistic significance and create a still life painting based on their findings.
11th - Higher Ed Visual & Performing Arts 11 Views 23 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
Bumpy Blotto Beasts
Students research pictures of animals that live in Australia or its waters such as koalas, kangaroos, kiwi birds, coral, and sharks. They study historic and contemporary aboriginal paintings, and note the art techniques and subject matter. They then explore three art techniques.
4th - 12th Science 3 Views 2 Downloads
Tempera Paint Lesson Ideas
Students create an abstract, non-objective paintings. Students use the various lesson plans to create abstract paintings that include an art with text activity, a sand textured paint activity, and a radiating design activity.
1st - 6th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 27 Downloads
The Rise of Landscape Painting
Students study the rise of landscape art throughout the 19th century and the specific features of the genre. In this landscape art lesson, students read the definition of landscape art and its precedence in the 19th century. Students study various examples and artists who painted landscape art.
4th - 5th Visual & Performing Arts 6 Views 28 Downloads