Painting The Urban Environment - Activity 1
Young scholars create a watercolor rendering of an urban image using prior knowledge and examples from artists Kirk Lybecker and Donna Steger. This lesson should be done with students who have experience using various painting techniques.
9th - 11th Visual & Performing Arts 15 Views 12 Downloads
A Village of Painters: Narrative Scrolls from West Bengal
Examine the process of making Indian patua-style narrative scrolls. Look closely at the images in the scrolls and have your young artists create an original patua painting. Using ink and watercolors, the class can illustrate their...
K - 12th Visual & Performing Arts
The Rise and Fall of the Jim Crow Era
Students explore African American history by researching the Jim Crow laws. In this Civil Rights lesson, students define the Jim Crow laws, the reasons they were put into place, and how they were ultimately defeated. Students write a...
9th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts
Mughal Miniature Paintings: Pattern Transformations
What is the artist's role in the post 9/11 world? How do artists use imagery to convey meaning in their work? After examining the work of Mughal artist Imran Qureshi, class members create their own work that uses combative imagery to...
10th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts
Exploring Weather Conditions Through Painting
Your advanced class will paint a picture of a particular weather condition. In this painting lesson students describe elements of art in pieces of artwork. They analyze the weather and seasons in the artwork. The students use paper,...
9th - Higher Ed Visual & Performing Arts