Positive/Negative Shapes, Shamrocks And Matisse
Students create Shamrock mobiles or art pieces using positive and negative shapes, card stock, glue, and the techniques used by Henri Matisse. The lesson includes many resource links and is a great project for St. Patrick's Day.
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"Positive Negative Designs"
Once in a while you need a quick, fun activity to add interest to your classroom. Your kids will flip over the effects they'll be able to make as they explore positive and negative designs. They'll use a cutting technique that results in...
3rd - 5th Visual & Performing Arts
Screen printing - Positive-Negative shape - Paper stencils
Students explore materials and experiment with stencil process. Students study positive verses negative shape. They experiment with color planning and learn what happens when colors overlap. They work with personal symbols and/or...
3rd - 6th Visual & Performing Arts
Op Art: Positive and Negative Space Circle Designs
Fourth graders identify positive and negative spaces in 2 designs presented in class. In this Op Art lesson, 4th graders create 2 projects, a positive and negative version of one design. Teacher will demonstrate the procedure using a...
4th Visual & Performing Arts
Tour + Workshop = DESIGN: Shape
Ask elementary students to explore shapes in everyday objects. They will discuss the elements of design and describe the shapes they see in visual images. Students will then design and "build" a new 3D shape. Finally they will show and...
1st - 5th Visual & Performing Arts