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Comparing Asian and Impressionist Landscapes
Students draw on their knowledge of Impressionist and Asian landscapes to reflect on the differences found in the two genres of landscape painting.
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Tahitian Landscape by Paul Gauguin
Get ready to explore the piece Tahitian Landscape with your seventh graders. They discuss the primitive style, bright colors, and impressionism found in the work, as well as biographical information regarding Gauguin's life. There are...
7th Visual & Performing Arts
Light in Painting
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...
4th - 8th Visual & Performing Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Dreamworks Animation Character Design
Dive into animation creation using Dreamworks® animated films. Compare and contrast characters, wonder and ponder why the plot is so important, and think of background and themes as your creativity unrolls onto paper.
4th - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Exploring Impressionist Landscapes
Students explore paintings. In this Impressionist landscapes lesson, students compare two different styles of landscape paintings in an online gallery. They work independently to answer questions about the paintings and then to create...
8th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts
Realistic Impressions: Investigating Movements in the Visual Arts
You and your high school class can examine the idea of artistic movements with this lesson. Explore various websites, compare/contrast paintings, after which the assignments are to complete a chart, and write an essay.
9th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts