Texture in Art Teacher Resources
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Texture Hunts and More: Madonna and Child with Saints
Students investigate different painting techniques by studying classic works of art. In this art history lesson, students observe the famous Madonna and Child with Saints painting and describe the texture and images they notice. Students create their own texture collage using fabrics and materials brought by the teacher.
Pre-K - K Social Studies & History 7 Views 11 Downloads
Young scholars view works of art and consider the artist's use of brushstrokes, paint layering and opposite colors to create texture. They select a painting that displays a strong use of texture and imitate some of the artist's techniques.
K - 3rd Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 11 Downloads
Young artists of all ages create texture using dried slabs of pourable acrylic paint. They experiment with texture by turning a liquid into a solid and finally into a 3-D work of art. This lesson uses easy-to-find materials, and the results are visually stunning.
K - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 6 Views 3 Downloads
Texture is the name of the game. Learners consider visual texture by creating rubbings from actual textured objects. They glue a variety of objects onto a piece of paper, then make a rubbing that shows each object's texture, visually. They make a map of their favorite places by making rubbings that represent each place.
2nd Visual & Performing Arts 6 Views 6 Downloads
Visual Texture Stationery for Mother's Day
We all love having a great project to send home for Mother's Day. Here, the class will discuss repetition, pattern, and texture found in Van Gough's Starry Night, then they will create a collage using each of the discussed elements of art.
3rd Visual & Performing Arts 10 Views 5 Downloads
Texture and the sense of touch go hand-in-hand. Little ones learning about touch create texture-rich collages they can both see and feel. They paste a variety of fabrics onto a hand-shaped cut out. Tip: Create similar collages for each of the five senses.
K Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 1 Download
Introduction and Making Textured Beads
Students explore the basics of working with polymer clay. They experiment with textures, inclusions. Students explore adding sand or glitter to their inclusions. Students create textured beads from the clay.
8th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 4 Downloads
Lesson: A Special Place
Everybody has a special place they like to go. I hang out on top of the fridge, for example. Upper graders analyze the painting Mountain Lake, in terms of technique, style, and imagery. They then write or draw a place that expresses personal emotion and memory.
6th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 9 Downloads
Endangered Species Day Art
Albrecht Durer created a highly textured stamp or print of a rhinoceros. To better understand which animals are near extinction, upper graders create similar prints of endangered animals they've researched. The six-day lesson includes multiple web links, materials lists, and full instructions on the art process.
6th - 12th Science 4 Views 5 Downloads
Wise Old Owls: Creating Art from Patterns
Students examine pictures of owls in order to create their own. For this art lesson, students design their own owls using three separate types of patterns. Finally, the students share their images and complete a worksheet about owls.
K - 2nd Science 12 Views 25 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
Japanese Tea and Teacups
Upper graders use the potter's wheel to make Japanese style tea cups, which they will use in a Japanese style tea ceremony. They hone their sculpting techniques while exploring Japanese cultural and the history of tea. There are two vocabulary lists and several resource links included.
10th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 10 Downloads
Art Criticism: Understanding Wayne Thiebaud's Salads, Sandwiches, and Desserts
Analysis consists of an understanding and interpretation of evidence and elements found in any number of expressive mediums. Upper graders critique the work of American Realist Wayne Thiebaud through a series of excellent guided questions. This is an excellent art analysis lesson that looks at the piece Salads, Sandwiches, and Desserts using a critical and thoughtful lens.
9th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 19 Views 45 Downloads
Lesson: Mathias Poledna: Crystal Palace
Film analysis takes critical thinking, connections, and context. Upper graders look at the film installation, Crystal Palace in terms of the film makers choices, presentation, and perspective of truth. After an analytical discussion of the film, kids take images of their urban landscape, then crop and alter them to create abstractions of their personal realities.
9th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 2 Downloads
Lesson: Unmonumental: War, Politics, and Protest
Get those upper graders thinking about the world, social conflict, and art as a catalyst for change. They'll uncover the meanings behind four abstract works, intended to spread awareness of the need for social change. Kids are then asked to create a recipe for a protest.
9th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 7 Views 21 Downloads
Lesson: Act 1: Purple Bathrobes Attend and Opera
I really like this idea. Upper graders discover the connection between art and theatre by first analyzing the artists' choices and motivation in creating the installation piece, Four Purple Velvet Bathrobes. In groups, they write one-act plays, each taking on the persona of one of the bathrobes attending an opera.
6th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 9 Views 16 Downloads
Lesson Plan: Blending Observation and Imagination
Upper graders analyze the work, Bouquet of Flowers in a Vase by Maria van Oosterwyck. They consider the value of her paintings and how they are still relevent and sought after, 350 years after they were created. The blending of observation and imagination becomes the focus of the analysis as well as the inspiration for the learner's original poems.
6th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 7 Downloads
Mickalene Thomas: Origin of the Universe
Modern art is great to experience because it brings contemporary issues into everyday conversation. Upper graders consider the work of Mickalene Thomas, an artist that uses photo collage techniques to capture the beauty of African American women in today's society.
9th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 1 Download