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21 resources with the concept mixed media

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Perceptions of Youth and Crime

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Explore the potential for bias in the news and in scholars' own attitudes and opinions. Begin with a quiz on youth crime to see how learners perceive crime among their peers. After looking at the correct answers, put individuals in...
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Exhibiting Common Threads

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Artists working in different media often explore the same themes—to model how these same themes weave their way through different forms of artistic expression, scholars analyze images by Dorothea Lange, identifying key themes in her...
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Improvisation: Dada and Surrealism

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Images of works by Salvador Dali, Luis Bunuel, and Man Ray launch a study of Dada and Surrealism. After critiquing works by these and other artists, class members gather their own images and arrange them into a cohesive composition.
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Fun Shapes

For Teachers K - 3rd Standards
Through a grand discussion and examination of Julie Speed’s and Kazimir Malevich’s artworks, guide your beginner artists in the exploration of the use of art's key elements; shapes and color! Additionally, fine motor skills and creative...
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Pastel Scratch Portrait

For Teachers 2nd - 10th
A great cross-curricular project for any art classroom, this activity encourages young artists to consider color, pattern, texture, shape and line in their depiction of a historical figure. After researching a historical figure of their...
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Art and the Berlin Wall

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed
Students study the relationship between Cold War politics, the people who were affected by it, and the artists who examined it. They create their own "walls" using a spray paint graffiti procedure.
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Something Fishy

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders study the Robert Harris works and modern photographs. They compare fishing in the past and the present. They use their knowledge of equivalent fractions to play a version of the game "Go Fish".
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Mixed Media Landscape Design

For Teachers 7th
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. ...
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Expressive Self Portrait - Mixed Media

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Students 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.
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Self Portrait using watch parts and tin - Mixed media

For Teachers 7th - 8th
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...
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Miriam Schapiro Action Figures Collage

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Learners create a background with a marbling technique. They plan and create a figure from assorted papers, mixing solids and patterns. Students glue the figure to the background, and embellish negative space with glitter.
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For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers choose a historical or present-day event to portray through photographs. They narrate this event with photographs and text to communicate its significance in history or our current daily lives.
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Road Map Relief - Mixed Media painting

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students use road maps to create non-objective artwork.
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Haring Inspired CD Covers

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Students create CD covers from their music-inspired drawing sessions. They compare what they drew while listening to classical, punk and rap music. They scan their drawings into Adobe Photoshop and design their cover.
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Mixed Up Media

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Students explore online journalism. For this journalism lesson, students discover how electronic medias are changing journalism, examine the conventions of electronic media, and discuss the authority and reliability of forms of...
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Alternate Histories

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students create a mixed media collage. In this visual arts lesson plan, students look at the work of Jane Ash Poitras. They create their own collage that shows their personal and collective history and experiences. 
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Monoprint -Printmaking Challenge

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Learners produce a self-portrait series using a mono printing method.
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Texture: Wild Things

For Teachers 1st - 2nd
Students experiment with different kinds of marking techniques. They read "Where the Wild Things Are" and observe animals for pattern and line. They compare illustrations with Haring's images. They create a symbolic drawing of animal.
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Fantasy Food Groups Fun Land

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
Students create their own Fantasy Food Group Fun Lands.
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Stained Glass Framed Pictures and Decorations

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders identify what stained glass is and in what objects they have seen stained glass in. They also identify various other locations for stained glass as identified in some pictures and illustrations. Finally, 4th graders create...
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Who am I? Bookmaking

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Students explore the process of bookmaking that has its origins from many different international cultures. The multicultural symbolism represented by the medium is utilized by students to expres their identity.