Grades 3-5 blending colors, wet on wet technique, shadows, highlights. Supplies: watercolor paper, oil pastels, watercolors, round brush, water bowl, rag, pencil, eraser Horn a plenty vertical and horizontal.
Supplies: newspaper, pencil, black marker, primary + white acrylics, round and flat head brush, water bowl, rag Technique: Artist Roy Lichtenstein Pop Art, discuss onomatopoeia, bold primary colors Painting on newspaper was a good experience. Pop artist Roy Lichtenstein’s work is vibrant and alive.
If you have a pumpkin, hold it in your hands and study it along with me. Supplies: heavy paper, pencil, oil pastels, baby oil, ramekin, paper towel Technique: Shape, pastel interaction with oil I just love the highlight focus of this piece. Working with the baby oil just makes me so happy!
Line, color, shape. A study of the very fun James Rizzi. City scapes, architectural buildings with fun faces. Older kids can add a second row of buildings.
Ammonoids are extinct animals that lived in marine environments. The are characterized by their ridged spiral shell. Though unknown, they are thought to have been great swimmers and may have even been able to shoot ink at predators. Here is a video of ammonite fossils washed up on the shore line. Ask permission to watchContinue reading “Ammonite Fossil”
Symmetry, shape, line, and emphasis created this guy. WIth chalk pastels to illuminate the crayoned nutcracker he really pops off the page!
Henri Rousseau was an inventive artist. For this greenhouse project we used acrylics or tempera paint, sponges and a black sharpie. Perspective, blending of colors and composition were the objectives for this lesson.
Art is an occupation. Fashion Designer being one of them. Here we used watercolors with a no bleed watercolor technique using vibrant colors and a simple study of the human form. Clean lines, crisp shapes. Sonia Delaunay created the Orphism art movement.
Think big! Draw a big pear, like bigger than your whole head! We looked a artist Paul Cezanne’s work and reflected on his style of movement and lighting of pears. After examining a couple of real pears we set to work. Acrylic or tempera paint on 12×18 paper. Texture came in by using a paperContinue reading “Cezanne’ Pears”
Grades 3-5 reviewed the 7 elements of art in this build-upon lesson. They can work right in their sketchbooks with pencil and crayons.