Form Action Figures

Grade Level 7-8, 9-10 Duration 10 periods, 45 minutes in length Materials Toned paper with some tooth, white pastel sets, white charcoal pencils, wood figure manikins for drawing and/or basic forms Media Chalk pastels Lesson Objectives For the student to… Understand how to shade to create form. Understand that all objects can be simplified to […]

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Color theory with Fruit Forms

Grade Level 9-10, 11-12 Duration 7 periods, 45 minutes in length Materials Oil pastels (I use Crayola), Varied color construction paper (I like fadeless) OR varied colors of pastel paper. Working larger on lager sizes help students work with looser and more active marks I feel. Fruit (fake or real), spot light *Chalk pastels can […]

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Trompe l’oeil Self Portraits

Grade Level 11-12 Duration 10-12 forty-five minute periods Materials Drawing paper, Drawing Pencil Sets with varying grades, Erasers including stick erasers Media Pencil Lesson Objectives To be able to identify the traits of a Trompe l’oeil artwork. To be able to emulate a Trompe l’oeil artwork. To be able to observe values and replicate them […]

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