Crafts, From Gallery to Classroom: Landscape Painting with James Palmersheim
Students create their own landscape paintings. Students will learn various techniques to create an effective foreground, middleground, and background.
9th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 5 Views 7 Downloads
Mughal Miniature Paintings: Pattern Transformations
What is the artist's role in the post 9/11 world? How do artists use imagery to convey meaning in their work? After examining the work of Mughal artist Imran Qureshi, class members create their own work that uses combative imagery to...
10th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts
A Curriculum for Digital Media Creation
Consumer technology has made it possible for filmmakers to create entire movies from the comfort of their home computer. Guide high school film buffs through the process of designing a documentary with an extensive unit published by...
9th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Lesson: Painting The Unknown
Finally an art lesson that incorporates the act of creating art. After analyzing the abstract emotionally driven piece, Blue Mysteries Near the Sun, No. 4, learners discuss feelings related to an anticipated event or to the unknown. They...
6th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts
Lesson: Paint Inspiring Words
The painting Three Young Girls circa 1620, was believed to be painted after the death of the subjects' mother. Art enthusiasts analyze the image details to determine if they come to the same conclusion. They then use the sensory details...
7th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts
Exploring Weather Conditions Through Painting
Your advanced class will paint a picture of a particular weather condition. In this painting instructional activity students describe elements of art in pieces of artwork. They analyze the weather and seasons in the artwork. The students...
9th - Higher Ed Visual & Performing Arts
“House by the Railroad”: A Painting and a Poem for the Common Core
Introduce your class to ekphrastic poetry with an exercise that asks them to examine Edward Hooper's painting House by the Railroad and Edward Hirsch's poem "Edward Hopper and the House By the Railroad." After a close reading of the two...
9th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed