Painting - Architecture Study
Students study architectural elements, then develop a strong composition from an interior photographs. They explore color planning by developing a painting with a variety of values.
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Forsyth County Architecture
What features mark a building as belonging to a particular culture, time, and place? Class members investigate the architectural movements represented in structures built in Forsyth County, North Carolina from 1880-1980 by examining...
9th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Fritz Scholder: A Study Guide
In this engaging activity involving close analysis of abstract expressionist art, your class members will not only discover more about artist Friz Scholder's Native American art, but they will also have the opportunity to consider...
5th - 8th Social Studies & History 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
Torn Paper Portraits: A Value Study
High schoolers "paint" with torn paper!. They focus on the placement of features, facial planes, shadows and highlights using a black and white image. The results from this lesson are visually stunning, and the materials you need to get...
8th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts
New Review Art/Architecture - Caspar David Friedrich
The episode from the "Art/Architecture" playlist examines the paintings of the famous Nineteenth Century German romantic landscape artist. The narrator focuses on Friedrich's belief that art can teach us about the importance of suffering...
6 mins 9th - Higher Ed Visual & Performing Arts CCSS: Adaptable
New Review Art/Architecture - Henri Matisse
The paintings of Henri Matisse are the focus of an episode from The School of Life "Art/Architecture" playlist that discusses the life and works of the famous French painter. The narrator points out how Matisse uses bright colors to...
6 mins 9th - Higher Ed Visual & Performing Arts