Mixed Media Painting
Students investigate pen and ink, watercolor, and pastel in a "happy accident" mixed media still life art lesson.
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Mini-Media Literacy Project
Encourage your pupils to think critically about media and the messages media portrays. Starting off with a quick-write about pop culture, this assignment launches into a hands-on, collaborative collage project. After creating collages,...
4th - 7th Visual & Performing Arts
Light in Painting
How do painters use and manipulate light in their artwork to give emphasis and establish mood and emotion? Pupils will analyze a few examples of landscape and portrait painting in order to explore the how light is used in art, and will...
4th - 8th Visual & Performing Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Marc Chagall / Magic Realism
Surrealistic painters like Marc Chagall and Wendy Rouse show viewers an expansive world in a small area. Young artists have a opportunity to create their own surrealistic paintings in response to a study of works by Chagall and Rouse.
3rd - 12th Visual & Performing Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Time - Art and Permanence
Students examine whether art has to be permanent, and lasting. They design a gelatin sculpture using natural and recycled objects. They record each step of their design using digital photograph checking for balance and composition. They...
4th - 6th Visual & Performing Arts
Miriam Schapiro Action Figures Collage
Young scholars create a background with a marbling technique. They plan and create a figure from assorted papers, mixing solids and patterns. Students glue the figure to the background, and embellish negative space with glitter.
3rd - 8th Visual & Performing Arts