The Art of Black and White Photography
Students study photographers who work in black and white images. They observe black and white pictures by and the lives of a number of photographers. They investigate the art of photojournalism.
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Torn Paper Portraits: A Value Study
High schoolers "paint" with torn paper!. They focus on the placement of features, facial planes, shadows and highlights using a black and white image. The results from this lesson are visually stunning, and the materials you need to get...
8th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts
“Decalcomania” Glue Paint Symmetry Prints
Who knew you could paint with glue? After first adding liquid water color paints to bottles of white Elmer's glue and applying them to paper, students of all ages are then challenged to use their imagination and creativity to draw in...
K - 12th Visual & Performing Arts
Story Telling with Black & White Photography
4th-8th graders will explore Wright Morris' photography and create their own black and white photographs. They will then use the photographs to portray a message they want communicated by writing a narrative telling a story about the...
4th - 8th Visual & Performing Arts
The Story of Red and Blue: Art
Students identify art history by examining a list of images on-line. In this painting lesson, students identify the work of Keith Haring by researching the Internet and discuss his style of artwork. Students utilize computers, paint and...
6th - 8th Visual & Performing Arts
The Photograph: From Art to Documentary
Eighth graders examine the evolution of photojournalism and photographs as an art form. They analyze images from the late 19th century through the early 20th century, take pictures with black and white film, and display the photos.
8th Visual & Performing Arts