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Students explore the challenges of creating a silhouette. In this silhouette lesson, students learn to produce a silhouette from a projected image. Students compare and contrast the making of a silhouette to a drawing or painting.
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Mughal Miniature Paintings: Cultural Silhouettes
Diptych or Triptych images are those often created using silhouettes. The class researches art from the Mughal empire and uses it as inspiration for a project that will reflect aspects of American and one other culture. They'll research...
9th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts
Carlos Amorales: Metamorphosis Self-Portrait
Learners are introduced to the art of Carlos Amorales and the theme of metamorphosis. They explore the natural images used in Amorales's art and the theme of metamorphosis they convey. Then they discuss similarities and differences...
K - 5th Visual & Performing Arts
O Greek Shape! O Fair Pose!
Students analyze the black-figure painting style of ancient Greece and its influence on Neoclassical artists during the 18th century, as seen in drawing, painting and silhouettes, or shadow portraits. In this ancient art lesson,...
7th - Higher Ed Visual & Performing Arts