STYLIZED FACES

 LESSON PATTERN INSTRUCTIONSLINESTYLIZED FACESLesson Objectives: Students will learn how to use line to define a face in the style of Modigliani.Time Required:  1 hour Artist:  Amedeo Modigliani, Portrait of a Girl, 1917-1918 Source: Usborne Art Ideas Drawing Faces, pg 12-13, 61Materials:White tag board cut in a rectangular shapeColored tissue paperScissorsElmer’s glueQ-tips to apply glueBlack … [Read more...]

DRAGONS IN CAVES

LESSON PRESENTATION INSTRUCTIONSLINEDRAGONS IN CAVES Lesson Objectives:  Students will learn about line while drawing a dragon.Time Required: 2 sessions Artist: Chris Achilleos, Dragonspell (available online) Source: Dynamic Art Projects for Children, pgs 102-106Materials (Day 1):12x18 white construction paper, 2 per student12x18 black construction paperPencilWatercolor pencilsPaintbrushesPaper … [Read more...]

PEN AND WATERCOLOR FACES

 LESSON PATTERN INSTRUCTIONSLINEPEN AND WATERCOLOR FACESLesson Objectives: Students will learn how to use line to define a face, possibly their own for a self-portrait.Time Required:  1 hour Artist:  Amedeo Modigliani, Self-Portrait, 1919 (available online)Source: Usborne Art Ideas Drawing Faces, pg 34-35Materials:Watercolor paperWatercolorsPaintbrushesWater and cupsPaper towelsBlack … [Read more...]

MAGRITTE SURREALISM

 LESSON PATTERN INSTRUCTIONSLINEMAGRITTE SURREALISMLesson Objectives: Students will learn how to use line to create a painting in the style of Magritte.Time Required:  2 sessions, 1 hour each Artist:  Rene Magritte, Golconde, 1953 (available online) Source: http://www.thatartistwoman.org/2008/07/one-way-to-mask.htmlMaterials (Day 1):Scratch paperSticker paperScissorsWatercolor paper taped to … [Read more...]