Scheming with Colors
Students explore how color theory explains harmonious relationships between colors. The color wheel is a tool that helps us visualize these relationships. They practice using a variety of color schemes.
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Introduction to Color: The Foundation of Art and Design
What is the most favorite color in the world? The series of lessons all about color and the color wheel, asks kids to research color, create an eye-spy activity, watch videos, and examine the color choices made by artists in their...
2nd - 6th Visual & Performing Arts
Plants: Using Color Complements for Shadows
Students use complementary colors and shadowing to create a plant drawing. In this art appreciation and drawing lesson, students view artwork by Monet, Degas, and Seurat and identify the complementary colors and technique used for...
5th - 7th Visual & Performing Arts
Color in 3-D: A Nature Design Project
Students view a film about Hans Hofman and consider his use of color and layering. They experiment with the concept of 'push and pull' by using warm and cool color schemes in a tracing of leaves and shapes. Students view their work using...
6th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts
Modern Mosaics (Grades 6-8)
Young scholars explore the elements of contrast, emphasis, pattern, and color schemes by identifying how the artist manipulated tesserae in the mosaic. They create original mosaics by manipulating torn paper to depict different textures...
6th - 8th Visual & Performing Arts