Painting/technology "and You Were There!"
Eighth graders study Impressionism through the works of Claude Monet. They do a self portrait in the Impressionist style.
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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
“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, young scholars of all ages are then challenged to use their imagination and creativity to draw...
K - 12th Visual & Performing Arts
Great Minds: Leonardo da Vinci
Hank Green expounds on the ahead-of-his-time scientific genius of the famous artist, Leonardo da Vinci. Described are da Vinci's studies of bird flight, engineering design, and human anatomy. If you were already impressed with this...
9 mins 6th - 12th Social Studies & History
Painting with Sand: Basic to Advanced
Kids from 10 to 18 experience painting with sand. This simple idea explains what you need to do to instruct your class in this fun art activity. Tip: Tie this project with the study of cultures that use sand paintings for ritual or...
5th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts
And You Were (Almost) There
Learners explore the genre of biography in both its traditional and nontraditional forms. They examine Edmund Morris's unorthodox biography of Ronald Reagan. They conduct research on an historic American and write their own biographies.
6th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts