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25 resources with the concept still life artwork

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Still-Life Shading

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Showing light and shadow in a drawing or painting is trickier than it looks. After viewing famous examples of still-life paintings, young artists use shading techniques in their own art to emphasize the contrast between light and shadow.
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A Glimmer of Beauty: Lesson Plan

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Fully analyze the elements of art and unexpected beauty in the William Merritt Chase's Still Life with a Fish. The class will examine the painting very closely, then use photography to express unexpected beauty in still life. This is a...
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Advanced Art – Cultural Place-setting Still life

For Teachers 11th - Higher Ed
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...
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Classic Still Life Drawing

For Teachers 4th - 9th
Provide your young artists with an opportunity to study the masters and their techniques to become skilled at drawing still life. They discuss and view images from artists like Degas and Michelangelo, practice drawing techniques such as...
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Shaded Bottles

For Teachers K - 6th
Learners draw, and then paint three-dimensional bottles to practice shading which shows shape and perspective. The step-by-step process for creating dimensional still life art is outlined, which makes teaching art an attainable task. Oil...
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Black and White Still Life

For Teachers 10th
There isn't a lot to this lesson, but it could provide some guidance. It outlines a five-day drawing lesson where learners view a presentation on the importance of drawing in art history, practice pencil skills, and compose a black and...
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Personal Narrative Still Life

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students investigate the Realism movement. In this Realism art movement activity, students explore the movement and evaluate the elements of still life painting. Students compare the Realism movement to other 19th century art movements.
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Classifying Plants and Insects

For Teachers K - 12th
Art and science come together in a instructional activity based on Flower Still Life by Ambrosius Bosschaert the Elder. Learners classify plants and insects in the painting by color, leaf shape, size, reproduction, and season of bloom.
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Still Life Printmaking

For Teachers 3rd - 7th
Students use a still life to make a drawing and then transfer to a styrofoam plate to use as a method of printing.
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People, Places, and Things

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Learners review art history in the Memphis Brooks Museum of Art. In this art history lesson, students discuss art vocabulary emphasizing landscape, portrait, and still life. They visit the museum and create their own pictures. 
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Sequential Still Life

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders engage in a visual arts lesson featuring still life sketching and watercolor painting created by individual students.
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Still Life

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Introduce young artists to still life drawing with a handout that details the basic steps in the creation of these works.
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"Small Still Life Paintings ala Courbet"

For Teachers 1st - 5th
Students observe and discuss "Apple, Pear and Orange" a still life painting by Gustave Courbet. They paint their own realistic still life and create an elaborate frame. They utilize art elements: line, shape, color, value and pattern.
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Janet Fish And Her Stunning Still-Lifes

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students identify artist Janet Fish and define the terms still-life and realistic. They draw three dimensional cylinders and create a water colored still-life modeled after the work of Janet Fish.
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Still Life

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Students investigate still-life drawings. In this visual arts lesson, students draw each other pretending to be frozen making sure that they do not simply see the object as the object, but seeing the drawing as the negative space around...
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Post-Impressionism: Mosaic Still-life

For Teachers 2nd - 10th
A still life with tissue paper? Why not! Using Paul Cézanne's art as inspiration, learners create their own still life pictures by gluing various colors of tissue paper onto a paper or pattern.
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Still Life Painting: Arranging Nature

For Teachers 10th - Higher Ed
Students choose meaningful objects for a still-life arrangement and paint it using watercolors and write an artist’s statement. In this still life art lesson plan, students identify and analyze the characteristics of a still-life...
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Monet Water Lilies

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders recognize works of art from various cultures and identify the artist and culture. They view the artistic style and write a response to questions about the style. Students create a still life painting using the techniques...
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Creating Volume

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students create a still life drawing creating volume using oil pastels. Given a specific set of directions and materials, a sphere is created using proper technique to convey volume. After the drawing is completed, students write a...
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Still Life & Observation Drawing Activity

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers examine drawings from Andy Warhol. After reading different points of view on the piece, they write their own critique. They answer and discuss questions as a class and create their own drawing of a still-life object and...
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James Peale Lesson Plans

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students explore the work of James Peale. In this visual arts lesson, students examine "The Ambush of Captain Allan McClane." Students create their own artwork that features animals or objects important to them that incorporate realism.
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Introduction To Acrylic Painting and the Work of Wayne Thiebaud

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders explore the basics of composition, acrylic painting techniques, and color theory, examine works of the American painter Wayne Thiebaud, and create still lifes using three pieces of candy.
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Still Life Fruit Salad

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students draw their own still life fruit salad. Using various types of fruit, they draw one piece of whole fruit as the center of interest. Using the real fruit, they divide them up into quarters and halves and mix them with the other...
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Sequential Still Life

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders identify and use the concepts of shading, outline, and watercolor wash. They design a unique sequential still life painting with pencils and watercolors.