What Makes A Face A Face?
High schoolers discuss what enables us to read a face: features, expressions, standards of beauty, age and gender. They discuss what enables us to read motion: repetition, sequence, changes in form and scene.
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How to Find the True Face of Leonardo
Illustrator Siegfried Woldhek describes how he analyzed over 700 of Leonardo's works in order to determine an image of the face of the famed Renaissance man. Try flipping the lesson and adding your own assessment and discussion questions...
4 mins 7th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
lesson: Facing a Stone Situation
Can you imagine what it's like to be able to carve an animal out of stone? Kids do, as they analyze the techniques used to create the South Indian sculpture, Sacred Bull of Shiva. After a critical look at the piece, they write a...
6th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts
Drawing Human Faces in Cartoon Form
Students are introduced to a unit on drawing human faces in cartoon form. They examine examples of cartoon faces with various expressions and discuss how shape can help show specific emotional expressions. They use a variety of shapes...
7th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts