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188 resources with the concept painting

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“Decalcomania” Glue Paint Symmetry Prints

For Teachers K - 12th
Who knew you could paint with glue? After first adding liquid water color paints to bottles of white Elmer's glue and applying them to paper, students of all ages are then challenged to use their imagination and creativity to draw in...
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Stitch It Up!

For Teachers 4th - 12th
Ever think about combining the art forms of painting and embroidery? Then this art instructional activity is right up your alley! Given a piece of white cloth, young artists first create a grayscale painting and then highlight certain...
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Elementary Art Curriculum Guide

For Teachers 1st - 5th
Get crafting with hundreds of pages of art lessons! The plans are organized into topics, which include clay, drawing, composition and design, mixed media, painting, printmaking, and paper.
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1920s Variety Show

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
To better understand the cultural achievements of the Harlem Renaissance and become familiar with its major figures, class members examine a painting by Aaron Douglas and a poem by Langston Hughes and compare how the artists develop...
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Exploring Weather Conditions Through Painting

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed
Your advanced class will paint a picture of a particular weather condition. In this painting lesson learners describe elements of art in pieces of artwork. They analyze the weather and seasons in the artwork. The students use paper,...
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Harlem Renaissance

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Individuals expressed the Harlem Renaissance in diverse forms of art, ranging from poetry to photography to painting. Learners explore pieces using a carefully curated collection from the Oklahoma City Museum of Art. Included lessons ask...
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Why Is This Painting so Shocking?

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Guernica stands as a masterpiece of anti-war art. The narrator of a short video examines the images in Picasso's massive, complex, and disturbing painting and offers an explanation of what the images may symbolize.
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Frida Kahlo: The Woman Behind the Legend

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Frida Kahlo: Artist, political activist, champion of Mexican folk culture. Introduce your students to this amazing woman with a short video that details her life, her passions, and her vibrant paintings.
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Graffiti Art: Supplies

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
Just how much spray paint does a mural require? Using proportions, graffiti artists determine the amount of supplies needed to complete a mural. The creative resource shows how to determine the area of composite figures and uses that...
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The German Painter Who Fought In The Trenches - Otto Dix

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Otto Dix wanted to show the ghastliness of war, and his paintings were so controversial that Adolf Hitler later banned them. Dix's artwork was so important to him that he refused to leave Germany, even when he was labeled as degenerate...
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How Atom Bombs Can Uncover Forged Art

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Art forgeries are works of art themselves? How can inspectors tell real art from fake? A video from the a large science playlist explores the techniques practiced by expert forgers and the subtle science behind telling a masterpiece from...
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Extended Performance Task: Painting a Wall Mural

For Students 5th Standards
Boost math skills and healthy eating choices with a four-part assessment that tackles concepts such as graphing, fractions, and measurement. Scholars work independently and together to design a mural showcasing the current MyPlate food...
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Art/Architecture - Cy Twombly

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
"What does this work feel like?" Ah, that according to the narrator of The School of Life episode is the question viewers should ask themselves when observing Twombly's paintings and other works of abstract art.
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Art/Architecture - Henri Matisse

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
The paintings of Henri Matisse are the focus of an episode from The School of Life "Art/Architecture" playlist that discusses the life and works of the famous French painter.  The narrator points out how Matisse uses bright colors to...
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Art/Architecture - Edward Hopper

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
What is going on here? The works of artist Edward Hopper invite viewers to image the story captured in his paintings. Introduce Hopper with an episode from the The School of Life playlist that focuses on the American realist.
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The Area in the Real World

For Teachers 6th Standards
So we don't have to paint the entire wall? Groups measure a classroom wall and aspects of the wall that would not be painted. Using the measurements, teams determine the area of the wall that would be covered in paint. The lesson is the...
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Marc Chagall / Magic Realism

For Teachers 3rd - 12th Standards
Surrealistic painters like Marc Chagall and Wendy Rouse show viewers an expansive world in a small area. Young artists have a opportunity to create their own surrealistic paintings in response to a study of works by Chagall and Rouse.
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Why Is This Painting so Captivating?

For Students 7th - 12th
Diego Velazquez's Las Meninas is the focus of a short video that examines the context and complexity of one of the most analyzed works in the history of art.
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Glue Paint Symmetry Prints

For Teachers K - 12th
Add watercolors to white glue, paint onto clear film paper, fold, open, and voila, a butterfly! This art project, designed for special education classes, but perfect for any classroom, is sure to engage your young artists.
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Shape and Form in Art

For Teachers K - 4th
Introduce youngsters to the important role shape and form play in art with this extensive collection of activities and projects. From teaching first graders how to create mandalas to engaging third and fourth graders in the design of...
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How to Analyze Art

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
How does analyzing art differ from analyzing text? Young historians consider a piece of Italian Renaissance art and practice another type of primary source analysis through a close look and discussion of Bernardo Zenale's Madonna and...
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Light in Painting

For Teachers 4th - 8th Standards
How do painters use and manipulate light in their artwork to give emphasis and establish mood and emotion? Pupils will analyze a few examples of landscape and portrait painting in order to explore the how light is used in art, and will...
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Watercolor Project

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Lead your class into watercolor with a well-sequenced plan. Pupils learn about famous watercolorists Winslow Homer and Georgia O'Keeffe and take notes on a presentation about these artists and watercolor techniques. After a teacher...
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Picasso and Beyond!

For Teachers 6th - 8th
After reviewing the life and art of Pablo Picasso, learners set out to create abstract, cubist, relief portraits. They'll draw, color, paint, and cut out portraits just like the ones Picasso created. The lesson is extremely well written...