Contour Hand Gestures with Text
Learners examine different types of hand drawings. They create their own 3-D contour drawings. They also discuss the use of symbolism in art.
9th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 4 Views 11 Downloads
Under Pressure: Contour Drawing Prep
Know how to use your tools before you can become a great creator! Here, learners experience their drawing tools using various degrees of pressure as they draw contour lines. This is a preparatory skills practice intended for use prior to...
8th - 11th Visual & Performing Arts
The Symbolism of Allegorical Art
Introduce learners to allegorical art with four bronze sculptures by Francesco Bertos. After modeling how to recognize bias and allegory in Bertos' Africa, class groups examine the other three sculptures in the series before creating...
9th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Designed
The Timeline Project
This is a great idea for any social studies classroom to incorporate throughout the year as an ongoing project! Line your walls with a continuous strip of butcher paper to design a large timeline that you can add to as you cover...
9th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Draw What You Feel in the Bag: Art Game
Here is a great game to play on a rainy day or as a warm up. Kids feel an object in a paper bag, they do not attempt to identify it, they simply draw what they feel. This results in a contour drawing based on line, feeling, and texture....
5th - 9th Visual & Performing Arts