My students LOVED this lesson. Perspective is part magic and part math and for creative types like me, there are specific rules that really work. My students discovered these as we worked through the lesson. About half of my fifth grade class finished this lesson in three, 50-minute sessions. The other half need an additional 30 minutes to finish.
Color Mixing on Coffee Filters- Primary colors are one of the first art concepts I like to introduce young kids to in art. First, because they are a basic building block for for understanding how to make all kinds of things. And second, because mixing colors is kind of magical. Color mixing on coffee filters is a fun introduction to what happens when those primary colors mix together! More
International Dot Day Lesson Plan - International Dot Day, a celebration of creativity, courage and collaboration. THE DOT, by Peter Reynolds, 2003 This lesson plan celebrates International Dot Day with a student art exhibition based on the color study Farbstudie Quadrate, by the French Expressionist, Wassily Kandinsky, well known for his color theory. Students are introduced to the experimentation with color mixing, and create a piece of art to be part of a large, collaborative exhibit…
Art Around the World has EASY lessons for busy teachers. I am also a teacher and expected to cover all curriculum areas, but that doesn't mean we don't have time for art. The secret: integration! I've created. These fun lessons have teacher scripts to read aloud about each country and customs, step-by-step photo instructions, and a simple supply list.
Art lesson : The Eye of the Dragon! Drawing with coloured pencil crayons. For students in Grade 3 and all the way up to High School. Your student learn how to create colour gradients. This document contains: - Instructions: 2 pages - A game using images to introducte the project. - Explanatory photos: 15 pages - Images to inspire you: 6 Dragon's eyes. - Evaluation rubric. - Chromatic circle. - Guided exercises to learn how to do colour gradiation.