Giuseppe Arcimboldo inspired Food Faces

Grade Level 5-6, 7-8, 9-10 Duration unknown Materials White drawing paper, pencil, Prismacolor color pencils, reference photos of fruit and vegetables Media Color pencils Lesson Objectives for the student to… learn about, explore and understand the ART ELEMENTS: Lines, Shapes, Form, Color, Texture, Space, and Value learn about, explore and understand the PRINCIPLES of DESIGN: […]

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Zentangle Inspired Designs

Grade Level 7-8, 9-10, 11-12 Duration 7 periods, 45 minutes in length Materials Pencil, eraser, Ultra and Fine tip sharpies or Micron pens (Black, 01, 03, 05). Ideally, permanent markers so it doesn’t smudge or bleed. I purchased heavy 8.5x 10 inch cardstock and cut it to 8 inch squares. White out pen. Media Markers […]

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Claes Oldenburg Cardboard Sculptures

Grade Level 9-10, 11-12 Duration 15 classes, at 50 minutes per class Materials Cardboard, paste (half water, half elmers), tape and hot glue Media Lesson Objectives Students will learn how use scale and proportions skills. They will gain group and communication skills as well as creative thinking with others. Introductory Activity Claes Oldenburg photos, videos, […]

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Abstract Value

Grade Level 11-12 Duration 8 class periods, 40 minute periods Materials Drawing paper, a variety of stencils, powdered graphite, artist chamoise (or recycle an old cotton t-shirt), a nice quality paper cut to approximately 16×20 inches, a variety of erasure types- especially erasure pencils! stencils *Tip (graphite powder can be bought in a hardware store […]

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Digital Quilt

Grade Level 11-12 Duration 7 periods, 45 minutes in length Materials Computers, Adobe Illustrator, Printer Media Digital Lesson Objectives Students will learn about the art of quilt making and the historical significance of quilting to the community of Gee’s Bend. Students will draw inspiration from the quilts of Gee’s bend to create their own quilt […]

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Postage Stamps Illustration Design

Grade Level 9-10 Duration 10 classes, 45 minutes Materials Computer lab, Illustrator Media Digital Lesson Objectives To develops a related series of images on a single topic To practice vector art skills, using the Pen Tool and showing mastery of layers To develop a person style and look in illustrative approach. Introductory Activity This would […]

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