Warhol Reductive Printmaking

This Warhol Reductive Printmaking handout & reference also includes:

Begin your elementary art lesson with an informative look into Andy Warhol's reductive printmaking. Gain insight into the artist's background, importance in the art world, and create an original design using reductive styrofoam printmaking. Continue the the learning experience with a lesson about the abstract artist, Alexander Calder. Learn about the artist's life, influence, work, and construct an original sculpture. 

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Instructional Ideas

  • Display finished art pieces at Back to School Night or Open House
  • Direct scholars through a gallery walk to view their peers' final products
  • Schedule time in the library, or on mobile learning devices, to search for additional information about the artists and their works of art
Classroom Considerations

  • A variety of classroom and art supplies are required 
  • The presentation mentioned in the plan is to be teacher created; it is not premade
Pros

  • Pictures are provided along with written steps to complete the art project 
  • Extension activities are grouped by grade level 
Cons

  • The lesson plan's directions and strategies are general; it does not offer too many details