HOT COCOA

                                                                                                                                                                             LESSON PRESENTATION INSTRUCTIONS                                          PATTERNHOT COCOA … [Read more...]

JELLYFISH

LESSON PRESENTATION INSTRUCTIONSVALUEJELLYFISHLesson Objectives:  Students will learn about the element of art called value. Value can be used to show distance and give the illusion of form (3D).  Students will learn that mixing black or white with a color will create different color values.Time Required: 1 hourArtist: Richard Satava, master glassblower creates wonderful jellyfish inspired glass. … [Read more...]

GEORGIA O’KEEFFE FLOWERS

 LESSON PATTERN INSTRUCTIONSCOLOR Lesson Objectives: To learn about Georgia O’Keeffe and her famous flower paintings and to learn how to use watercolors to build up layers of color for richness.Time Required: 1 hourArtist & Print: Georgia O’Keeffe, Yellow Cactus, Oriental Poppies, any of her flower paintingsMaterials:Watercolor paperWatercolor paintsWatercolor pencilsPaintbrushesWaterPaper … [Read more...]

INKY BEETLES

 LESSON PATTERN INSTRUCTIONSCOLOR  INKY BEETLESLesson Objectives: Students will learn about color while creating a mixed media beetle.Time Required:  1 sessionArtist: Wassily Kandinsky, Blue MountainSource: Usborne Complete Book of Art Ideas, pg 272-273Materials:White construction paperInkPaintbrushesChalk pastelsMetallic pens (optional)Wet OnesNote: Before class, decide how many inky beetles … [Read more...]

SEATTLE RAINY DAY WATERCOLOR

 LESSON PATTERN INSTRUCTIONSCOLOR Lesson Objectives: Children will learn warm vs. cool colors, line and texture.Time Required: 2 one-hour lessonsArtist & Print: Wassily Kandinsky Circles, but also goggled rainy day umbrella art, lots of art from SeattleSource: Copy of Circles print is in the EA roomWebsite: http://www.thatartistwoman.org/2013/04/rainy-day-watercolour.htmlMaterials (Day 1):- … [Read more...]

LINOLEUM PRINTING ON TRANSPARENCY

 LESSON PRESENTATION INSTRUCTIONSSPACE  Lesson Objectives: Teach students how to create linoleum printing blocks using lessons of line, space and color. Time Required: Two separate lessons, at least 60-90 minutes each.  First one is to make the design and cut the blocks.  Second lesson is for printing and painting the background.Artist:  Gustav Klimt http://www.gustav-klimt.com, Tree of Life … [Read more...]

PAUL KLEE’S CAT AND BIRD

 LESSON PRESENTATION INSTRUCTIONSCOLORPAUL KLEE'S CAT AND BIRDLesson Objectives: Students will learn about color and how to create secondary colors using liquid watercolor (primary) colors.Time Required: One hour first session                           15 minute second sessionArtist & Print: Cat and Bird by Paul Klee.                         (available online)Source: The Cat and the Bird: A … [Read more...]

CLAY SUNSHINES

 LESSON PRESENTATION INSTRUCTIONSFORM CLAY SUNSHINESLesson Objectives: To create a sunshine wall hanging with a face from a slab of clay using scoring and hand building techniques.Artist & Print: Paul Gaugin, Head with Horns  Time Required: 2 sessions  Materials (Day 1):ClayPaper bag or cardboard placematsPaper platesWater cups with a small amount of waterCarving toolsTexturizing tools … [Read more...]

CLAY BIRDHOUSES

LESSON PATTERN INSTRUCTIONSFORMCLAY BIRDHOUSES Lesson Objectives: Teach students how to create birdhouses out of clay, using add-on and texture techniques, and adding on a base and a roof/cover.Time Required: Two separate lessons, at least 60 minutes each.  Creation of the birdhouse takes about an hour.  Glazing is the second lesson.Artist: Pablo Picasso, Baboon and Young Materials (Day 1):Clay, … [Read more...]

TINT AND SHADE FISH PAINTING

LESSON PRESENTATION INSTRUCTIONSVALUETINT AND SHADE FISH PAINTINGLesson Objectives: Students will learn about tints and shades while creating an underwater scene.Time Required: 1 session or 2, depending on medium used (see Note)Artist: Georges Seurat, A Sunday Afternoon on the Island of La Grande Jatte Source: Deep Space SparkleWebsite: http://www.deepspacesparkle.comMaterials:12 x 18 white … [Read more...]