Students explore the challenges of creating a silhouette. In this silhouette lesson plan, 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
Historical Narrative Using Silhouettes
Connect art and history with a series of activities inspired by the work of contemporary artist, Kara Walker. After watching an Art 21 video about Walker and examining the images in a PowerPoint presentation, class members use...
8th - 10th Social Studies & History
New Review O Greek Shape! O Fair Pose!
Everything old is new again. The Los Angeles J. Paul Getty Museum presents a lesson on how Greek black-figure painting influenced eighteenth century Neoclassical artists. After looking at a series of examples, class members create their...
6th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Designed