Wild Life Conservation Pen and Ink Composite Drawings

  Grade Level 9-10,11-12 Duration 15 days- Block Schedule 73 min long class periods Materials 12 x 15-inch paper, Prismacolor ink pens, computers or iPads with access to Photoshop or comparable programs, printer Media Pen and Ink Lesson Objectives Main Objective For the student to: • Create an Ink drawing about animal conservation locally. Secondary […]

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Owl Drawings

Grade Level 5-6, 7-8 Duration 3-4 periods, 45-minute periods Materials Brown bogus paper (kraft paper would be OK too) cut to 9×9 inch squares,, colored pencils, viewfinder, Media Color pencils Lesson Objectives For the student to… practice creating dynamic compositions through cropping For the student to create accurate values through the application of white and […]

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Figure Study

Grade Level 9-10, 11-12 Duration several 10 minute sessions once a week over 7 weeks plus three class periods Materials This is a mixed media project. Use different media each week. Media may include: Graphite, pen, and ink (or permanent markers), markers, crayons, acrylic paint, watercolor, oil pastel Media Mixed media Lesson Objectives For the […]

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Collage Self Portrait

Grade Level 11-12 Duration This teacher assigns this as a summer project and students keep track of the time they spend on it which can range from 12-100+ hours. The average student spends 20-40 hours typically. Materials Heavy paper board (11” x 14” or larger): Matte, corrugated, railroad, cardboard. (Not poster or bristol. They are […]

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Hockney Inspired Photomontages

Grade Level 9-10, 11-12 Duration 7 periods, 45 minutes in length Materials Digital Camera (although can be done with an analog cameras as well) and photo editing software like Photoshop or web application like Pixlr Media Photography/Film/Technology Lesson Objectives The student will learn… About the process of artist/photographer David Hockney for his photomontages How to […]

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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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