Abstract Expressionism: Action Painting and Color Field
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Eighth graders are introduced to abstract expressionist painting and the works of Jackson Pollock, em de Kooning, Mark Rothko and Helen Frankenthaler. They, in groups, produce large paintings in this style.
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Fritz Scholder: A Study Guide
In this engaging activity involving close analysis of abstract expressionist art, your class members will not only discover more about artist Friz Scholder's Native American art, but they will also have the opportunity to consider...
5th - 8th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Triaxial Blends: Ceramics Lesson
To me, art implies color. Your class can learn all about triaxial blends, glazed colors, and ceramics. Included are the step-by-step instructions needed to teach learners how ceramic glazes developed, color blends, and how to measure and...
3rd - 8th Visual & Performing Arts
Mondrian - Primary/Secondary Color Study
Utilizing computer software, learners demonstrate the color spectrum. They investigate the life of the artist Piet Mondrian and define his style of artwork. Then they use Photoshop to recreate some of his designs while discovering the...
7th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts
3-D Texture Painting (Impasto)
A neat art project is on the horizon. Your class can experience impasto, or textured painting with this expressive art lesson plan. They design and then paint using the impasto technique. This is done by mixing toilet paper into the...
5th - 9th Visual & Performing Arts
Describing Paintings: Calm or Stormy
Young writers use nouns, verbs, and adjectives to describe details in two paintings. One depicts a sunny landscape, and the other shows a cloudier view. They write a narrative inspired by the paintings, paying attention to transitional...
3rd - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable