Art Nouveau Portraits

Grade Level 9-10, 11-12 Duration Approximately 5-6 periods, 90 minute periods Materials 18×24 watercolor paper, pencil, sharpie (fine and extra-fine point), erasers, pan watercolor set (Reeves preferred), *metallic paint Art Noveau visual resources Media Mixed media Lesson Objectives To be able to reflect an understanding of art nouveau through creating an original portrait in Art […]

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Biomorphic Polychromatic Paintings

Grade Level 9-10, 11-12 Duration 4-5 70 minute class periods Materials 9×12 canvas board (or railroad board), heavy body acrylics, variety of brushes, palettes Media Painting, Acrylic Lesson Objectives For the student to… • Listen, observe and research concepts and content to develop an idea for the project. • Express information, feelings and/or ideas visually […]

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Abstract Soap Sculpture

Grade Level 7-8, 9-10 Duration 3-4 classes of 45 minute length Materials Bar of soap, small kitchen knife, potato peeler (optional), newspaper Media Lesson Objectives For the student to… become familiar with the life and work of Jean Arp. to understand subtractive sculpture and work subtractively in creating an original sculpture to understand and display […]

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