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.
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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
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
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
Studio Art Lessons Based on Latin American Arts
Study three of the basic principles of design: l) designs should create a rhythmic pattern made up of related shapes, 2) colors should be repeated so as to not force the eye to remain with a single part of the composition, and 3) a...
6th - 8th Visual & Performing Arts