City Streets in One-Point Perspective
Students examine the basics of drawing forms in one-point perspective, and linear perspective. They transform their drawings into city scenes using one-point perspective.
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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
Art Folder and Two Point Perspective
Eighth graders examine how to create a 3-D effect on a flat surface and draw in two-point perspective. They view and discuss elements of design, analyze artwork by M.C. Escher and Roy Lichtenstein, and design and create an art folder.
8th Visual & Performing Arts
Where's the Point?: Two-Point Perspective in Texas Bird's-Eye Views
Students investigate how the Texas bird's-eye-view artists used two-point perspective to create their aerial views and consider the directions from which the artists oriented their views. They produce two drawings in tow-point perspective.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History
Visual Metaphor Hallway DrawingUnit 4: Perspective Drawing: A Personal Perspective: Unit 4: Perspective Drawing: A Personal Perspective: Metaphoric Hallway
Metaphor is prominent in art as well as in literature. Learners explore visual metaphors as they draw a hallway that represents their lives. This is an interesting idea that guides them through self-reflective discovery while honing...
10th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts
Experience how a story can drastically change when the point of view is altered. Young scholars first read a review of Disney's film Tarzan, focusing on how the point of view in the classic story is important. They then select another...
6th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts CCSS: Adaptable
One-Point Perspective and Interior Design
Students use paper and pencil to experiment with horizon lines, vanishing points, convergence and orthogonal lines as they consider one-point perspective in visual art. They research artists who have demonstrated this perspective.
6th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts
Mastering One-Point Perspective
Cover one-point perspective through observation and practice. Class members examine several works of art that use one-point perspective, look at magazine images to find the vanishing points and horizon lines, and draw their own city...
7th - 8th Visual & Performing Arts