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120 resources with the keyterm texture

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Lesson: Younger Than Jesus: Understanding, Looking at, Making Abstract Art

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Before the class makes abstract art, they see contemporary examples and analyze them. They look at art made by abstract artists under the age of 33 then use similar techniques to create an interesting collection of their own. The...
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Textured Animals - Stuffed Animal Still Life

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
After posing their stuffed animals your young artists will sketch them in light colored chalk. After sketching, the second graders fill the animal with lines to show the fur, or texture of the animal. They put a shadow under their...
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Haptography: Digitizing our Sense of Touch

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
We have cameras to record what we see, but how can we record what we touch? Katherine Kuchenbecker, a mechanical engineering professor at the University of Pennsylvania, is working to answer exactly that question. Using sensitive...
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Texture (Art)

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
What is texture? This video shows the difference between textures, as well as shares different types of textures.
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Unity and Variety in a Textural Collage

For Teachers 2nd - 5th
Students explore texture in art.  In this textured collage art lesson, students observe and identify texture in famous artwork from artists around the world.  Students plan and create a textured collage of a chosen animal.
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The "Runningest" Piece - Frederic Remington's - The Cheyenne

For Teachers K
Students study a sculpture to identify the sense of movement it represents. In this art appreciation lesson, students look at images of Remington"s, "The Cheyenne." They examine the texture, color and sense of movement that is shown in...
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Emotion Painting

For Teachers Pre-K - K
Budding artists explore the nature of emotion through artistic expression. They discuss feelings, colors, line, and design, mix colors and then create an emotive piece that expresses a singular emotion. There are three cross-curricular...
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3-D Texture Painting (Impasto)

For Teachers 5th - 9th
A neat art project is on the horizon. Your class can experience impasto, or textured painting with this expressive art lesson. They design and then paint using the impasto technique. This is done by mixing toilet paper into the paint....
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Musical Terms

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Are you starting a recorder lesson with your elementary students? Use this helpful slide-show, perfect for introducing basic music terms such as tempo, dynamics, pitch, and duration. Each slide provides a definition and example of the...
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Pen and Ink Drawing

For Teachers 2nd - 6th
Learners hone their drawing techniques to create a nature-inspired piece of art. They practice hatching, cross hatching, stippling, and shading. They discuss how each method is better suited for creating specific elements in nature such...
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Elements of Art: Student Assessment

For Students 6th - 9th
What a neat test! The class is asked to draw and color to create examples of eight elements of art. They focus on each element (line, value, shape, form, space, texture, primary and secondary color) by creating an original piece in each...
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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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Sand Crabs

For Teachers K
Students identify shapes to create sand crabs, and make colored sand for texture.
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Texture Sculpture

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
Students explore a variety of everyday objects and group them according to their textures. They create a clay portrait, learning how to manipulate the material and tools to create different textures.
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Have It Your Way Sandwich Collage

For Teachers K - 2nd
You want to make a sandwich out of fabric and paper? If so, this art project provides the instructions needed. Learners will use a variety of fabrics and paper to construct a sandwich through collage. Tip: Have leaners describe the...
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Animal Masks

For Teachers 2nd - 6th
Learners create wonderfully animate animal masks out of balloons. They use the papier-mache technique to create three dimensional animal masks taking care to consider color, shape, texture, and the animals' features. 
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Puzzle Trees

For Teachers K - 4th
Elementary artists use a collage and multi-media technique to create textured trees. They study the fall trees, discussing texture and what bare trees look like. They then use a variety of materials to create a textural piece. 
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Crayon Crackle Painting

For Teachers K - 2nd
Explore crackle painting and Raku pottery with your little learners. They view examples of Raku pottery, discuss the crackle painting technique, and create an original image using crayons and glue. Sounds like an educationally fun time!
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Lesson Plan 12: Writing With All Your Senses

For Teachers 4th - 11th
What does an ice cream sundae sound like? Challenge young writers to move beyond visual descriptions and craft details that appeal to all five senses. The examples provided by the script in this resource show pupils how to create rich...
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Mother Nature Designer

For Teachers 5th - 7th
Your young naturalists create observational drawings of plant and animal items they have found around the schoolyard. They examine the items under magnifying glasses and make detailed pencil drawings.
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ELEMENTS OF DESIGN IN TWENTIETH CENTURY ART

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Learners examine the elements of design: line, shape, color, space, texture, light. They refer to these elements of design when they view works of art and create their own artwork. They visit the National Gallery Museum.
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Texture

For Teachers K - 3rd
Students view works of art and consider the artist's use of brushstrokes, paint layering and opposite colors to create texture. They select a painting that displays a strong use of texture and imitate some of the artist's techniques.
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Element of Texture

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Pupils examine the role of texture in various fashion designs. After watching a PowerPoint presentation, they identify the different types of textures they saw in photographs. To end the lesson, they create a portfolio using their...
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Rhythm, Patterns, Color and Texture in Art and Poetry

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Explore rhythm, patterns, color and texture in art and poetry. For this poetry lesson, students perform a class symphony and note the elements they experience. Students work in small groups to create a visual art piece that relates the...