High School Drawing and Painting
Students combine multiple unrelated images into single composition with subtle message or theme They become familiar with pen and ink techniques inspired by illustrator, Edward Gorey. They create a visual language for texture and value.
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“Decalcomania” Glue Paint Symmetry Prints
Who knew you could paint with glue? After first adding liquid water color paints to bottles of white Elmer's glue and applying them to paper, students of all ages are then challenged to use their imagination and creativity to draw in...
K - 12th Visual & Performing Arts
Lesson Plans for High School Teachers at Halloween
Bring some ghostly literature into your English classroom! Witches or The Raven will get your lesson started! After reading or listening to one of the suggested excerpts, learners write a scene from the text and perform it during the...
6th - 12th Social Studies & History
New Review Historical Context: Discovering a Painting
Class members are presented with the image of a painting and asked to record their first impressions and analysis. They then research the time period in which it was painted and discuss how their research impacted their first impression...
9th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts CCSS: Designed
New Review O Greek Shape! O Fair Pose!
Everything old is new again. The Los Angeles J. Paul Getty Museum presents a lesson on how Greek black-figure painting influenced eighteenth century Neoclassical artists. After looking at a series of examples, class members create their...
6th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Designed