High schoolers are introduced to the life and art of Edward Hicks. They draw Hick's lions and other animals and landmarks. They also discuss life as a quaker.
9th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 0 Downloads
Look Before You Think: How To Appreciate a Painting
Learners develop an elementary understanding of the history of art. They study the basic elements of a painting including perspective, composition, color, light and symbolism. They look at each selected painting and analyze it, moving...
9th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts
Art as Advocacy for Social Change
“Humanscape No.65” by Melesia Casas and Ester Hernandez’s “Sun Maid Raisins” launch a study of how works of art can advocate for social change. After examining these two works and discussing the human rights issues raised, class members...
9th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts CCSS: Designed
Drawing: Hearing...Seeing...Ears vs. Eyes
Students explore drawing based on two sets of directions. In this drawing lesson, students draw a portrait or still life based on a verbal description (left brain). Students then use drawing techniques that access the right side of their...
7th - Higher Ed Visual & Performing Arts
Classic Still Life Drawing
Provide your young artists with an opportunity to study the masters and their techniques to become skilled at drawing still life. They discuss and view images from artists like Degas and Michelangelo, practice drawing techniques such as...
4th - 9th 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