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72 resources with the concept watercolors

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Tigers of Wrath: Watercolors by Walton Ford

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students analyze a watercolor painting. In this art appreciation lesson, students examine the piece "Falling Bough" by Walton Ford. This lesson includes discussion questions and two related activities.
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Georgia O'Keeffe Watercolor

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students study the work of Georgia O'Keeffe. In this visual arts lesson, students critique Georgia O'Keeffe's paintings and observe flowers in nature to create a unique pastel painting.
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Tigers of Wrath

For Teachers K - 6th
Students become familiar with the art of Walton Ford. In this watercolor lesson, students recognize the techniques of Walton Ford and write about the langur and the gharial. Students describe the everyday life of the animals pictured....
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Properties of Water with a Splash of Color

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students explore the properties of water. In this cross curriculum art and physical science lesson, students experiment with a variety of materials to demonstrate the cohesive forces and adhesion of water. Students create a water color...
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Tansai Sumi Painting

For Teachers 1st
First graders study Japanese art and apply the technique of Tansai Sumi (lightly colored) to create individual works of art. Painting, design, lines, and drawing techniques are covered in this 1st grade instructional activity.
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D¿rer Watercolor - Patterns and Texture

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Young scholars create watercolor paintings using their knowledge of elements of design, value, and texture, discuss concept of art reflecting time and place, review art-related vocabulary, and reflect on their work.
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Gesture Drawing

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Young scholars investigate the use of proportion using gesture drawing as the subject matter. They create a painting using the elements of art and principles of design.
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Sail Boat Painting - Watercolors

For Teachers 1st
First graders become familiar with the artist Winslow Homer. They create a seascape scene combining Homer images and their own imagination. They use warm and cool colors. # utilize the wet and dry method of painting
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Eric Carle Collage

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Young scholars gain appreciation for the work of Eric Carle. They speculate about a work of art, what materials, techniques and skills were used. They study Carle's work to determine how he did it and explore various water color techniques.
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Talking With the Animals

For Teachers 1st - 6th
Young scholars simulate a conversation with an animal. Using watercolors and markers, they draw a picture of their favorite animal. Students imagine a conversation with their animals about their thoughts and feelings.
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Leaf Dances

For Teachers 1st - 6th
Pupils spend time on their school grounds collecting different types of leaves. Using the leaf, they take watercolors and paint one side and make leaf prints on their paper. To end the lesson, they hang their pictures on the wall to make...
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Simon Edwards Watercolor Lesson Techniques Resource Pack

For Teachers 2nd - 5th
Learners explore the art of watercolor while discovering specific techniques used to create color. In this watercolor techniques instructional activity, students examine a variety of sample watercolor arrangements, practice the steps...
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Getting to Know Your Flat Brush

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Students investigate different art tools. In this art tools lesson, students examine the flat brush. Students explore the effects that can be created with this tool.
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Watercolor Easter Eggs

For Teachers K - 5th
Students complete an art project.  In this Easter lesson, students use coffee filters to create large Easter eggs, decorate them with magic markers and then dip in water to create a stained glass effect.
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Library Needlework

For Teachers 11th - Higher Ed
Learners analyze the needlework art by Lucina Hudson and complete related context and discussion activities. In this art analysis lesson, students use the careful looking questions, discussion questions, and context questions to help...
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Paint a Wet-Into-Wet Watercolor

For Teachers Pre-K - 5th
Students demonstrate the technique of painting wet-into-wet. In this painting lesson, students create colors to paint with by mixing two or more colors together. Students use water color to create various images.
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Blick Liquid Watercolor

For Teachers 4th - 12th
Students explore the use of watercolors in the making of paintings that incorporate the use of shapes and overlapping them into new ones. The skills of using positive and negative space is strengthened as they are applied in these...
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Happy Accidents with Watercolors

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Students practice the basic characteristics of painting with watercolors. They learn basic color theory using the color wheel and will be able to identify primary and secondary colors.
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Bearden Art-Making Workshop

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students are able to create their own collages using some of the same kinds of images and materials Bearden used. They put to use some of the Bearden techniques they observed in the reproduction/slide lecture and explore to...
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Flowers, Flowers, Flowers...A Visit with Georgia O'Keeffe

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Students analyze, discuss, and research Georgia O'Keeffe and her flower paintings. They select a flower to paint and create a watercolor painting in the style of Georgia O'Keeffe. Students compose a poem describing their painting.
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Rainy Day Watercolor

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders create a street scene using street pictures for reference. students explore symmetry using watercolors. Students use art mediums to explore the mathematical concept of symmetry.
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Watercolor Techniques

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students practice using watercolor paints in this lesson. They observe basic techniques used with watercolors and then try them. They use the internet to discover more techniques they could use.
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Botanical Illustration with Watercolor Activity

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Students examine anatomy of flowers as depicted in watercolor drawings, and create their own artwork.
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Dreaming with Marc Chagall

For Teachers 7th
Students scrutinize the early twentieth-century artists who dealt with expressionism and abstraction, especially Marc Chagall. This four lesson unit examines the life and work of Chagall and supports the student creation of works similar...