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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 students 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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Still-Life Painting: Arranging Nature—Lesson 1

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Art learners examine still-life arrangement images and respond to a series of prompts. In a whole-class discussion, pupils list elements and qualities that still-life paintings can have. After instructors create an arrangement and model...
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Mardi-Gras Mask

For Teachers 5th - 12th
Celebrate Mardi Gras in style with beautiful sparkling masks! Class members use provided materials to create their own Mardi Gras masks and then don their costumes for a fun masquerade.
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Art Lessons in the Classroom: Our Family

For Teachers K - 2nd
Blend art and family into one instructional activity with an activity involving oil pastels and watercolors. After viewing a few famous portraits of families, learners create masterpieces that represent their own families.
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Painted Interiors by Andrew Wyeth

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Although this 13-slide presentation focuses on lesser-known works by Andrew Wyeth viewers will still recognize his color pallette, realism, and stark images.
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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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Name Patterns

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Here is a fun, colorful, and engaging art project that is sure to get your kids excited! They make a piece of art using watercolor paints, and by making a design out of the letters of their first name. This would be a fantasti art...
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Under the Sea

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Tropical fish are a great subject for any art project, they are colorful, interesting, and can go along with under water themed stories read in class, learner written narratives, or Marine Biology units. This set of instructions will...
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A Bug's Life

For Teachers 2nd - 8th
Look at life from a bug's perspective, and create a wonderful image based on what you think it sees. Learners use the crayon resist painting technique to draw and paint and picture of a bug's world from its point of view. Tip: This would...
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Learning to Resist: Watercolor

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Consider wax resist drawings as a way to bridge art and science. Learners view, discuss, and practice drawing insects or animals using waxy crayons. They pay attention to the creature's features as they create images with watercolor and...
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Blick Liquid Watercolor

For Teachers K - 12th
Introduce this abstract art to your class; they must chose ordinary classroom objects and shapes to paint with watercolors. The overlapping effect will create a fun, abstract piece of art!
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Towers and Turrets

For Teachers 3rd - 12th
A lesson on architecture will help young artists consider perspective. Your class will use water colors to paint towers and turrets. You can connect this art lesson to famous buildings like the Taj Majal in India, Saint Basil's Cathedral...
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Paper Clay Leaves

For Teachers K - 12th
Using real leaves to imprint clay, your class will see a natural effect on their individual projects. This is a fabulous way to study leaf anatomy in science. Or, you can focus on mixing colors to recreate the original. These leaves can...
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Koi Pond

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Create this beautiful koi pond scene using watercolor paper, crayons, and paints. This would be a fantastic project to link to a scientific study of pond life or a historical study of Japanese culture.
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Happy Accidents Painting

For Teachers Pre-K - 6th
A person can see a lot of different things when he looks at the amorphous clouds. The same is true when you let your watercolor paints do as they please. Little artists create haphazard art with watercolors, then use ink or marker to...
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Andy Warhol

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Students, after researching Andy Warhol on the Internet, create images that resemble the manner of Andy Warhol. They study about the expressive qualities of color and watercolors in visual arts in relation to history and cultures.
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Japanese Fan

For Teachers 1st
First graders learn about the traditional purpose of Japanese fans. They practice using two new brush strokes as they create nature-inspired fans, similar to those seen in Japan. A web link and basic background information is included. 
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Raindrops Keep Falling on my Art

For Teachers K - 3rd
Kids may be a little resistant to this rainy day idea, but it could produce some amazing art. They paint a watercolor picture of anything they like. When they are done, they take their paintings outside and let the rain work its magic!...
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Watercolor Rainbows

For Teachers Pre-K - 1st
Who doesn't love a rainbow? Little ones adore them, so why not make rainbows the subject of your next art project. Your class can use watercolor to paint rainbows. As they do, have them identify the colors in the rainbow, talk about how...
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Calico Watercolor Cats

For Teachers K - 2nd
A fun art project, this lesson incorporates math and listening skills as young artists play with a new painting technique. First the teacher models how to draw a cat using shapes, an oval for the body, triangles for the ears and so on,...
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Watercolor Stained Glass Windows

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Learners explore art history by participating in a class experiment. In this stained glass lesson, students identify the uses of stained glass in previous centuries and in different cultures. Learners utilize watercolor paper and paints...
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Emily Carr Trees

For Teachers 1st - 6th
Students examine the work of artist Emily Carr.  In this watercolor instructional activity, students observe how to draw trees and to use crayon resistance.  Students also create a watercolor tree. 
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Watercolor Painting- Pointillism with Fruit

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders explore pointillism painting techniques. In this pointillism painting lesson, 5th graders paint fruit using shades and tints. Students use the pointillism techniques along with watercolors to create a layered look. Students...
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Weaving a Watercolor

For Teachers K - 6th
Students examine the color wheel and work with watercolors. In this color instructional activity, students go over primary, secondary, and intermediate colors before watching a demonstration of watercolor brush techniques. They choose a...