Complementary Color Portraits
Students create a portrait using one pair of complementary colors and explain that using complementary colors next to one another makes each color appear brighter. They explain that mixing complementary colors together makes gray.
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Introduction to Color: The Foundation of Art and Design
What is the most favorite color in the world? The series of lessons all about color and the color wheel, asks kids to research color, create an eye-spy activity, watch videos, and examine the color choices made by artists in their...
2nd - 6th Visual & Performing Arts
Students discover the color wheel. In this color instructional activity, students find the primary colors, secondary colors, and contrasting colors. They look through the designs of super hero logos and create their own using what they...
Pre-K - 1st Visual & Performing Arts
Complementary Color Experiments
Students experiment with color mixing and differentiate between primary and secondary colors. They use their observational skills in visual experiments with complementary colors to gain an understanding of the interrelationships of art,...
1st - 6th English Language Arts
Portraits That Capture Character
One of the great things about technology is that it lets youngsters visit museums that may be many miles away. With this resource, middle and high schoolers can visit the portrait galleries at J. Paul Getty Museum, located in Los...
6th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts CCSS: Designed