PAPER MOLAS: OPTION 2

 LESSON PATTERN INSTRUCTIONSSHAPEPAPER MOLAS: OPTION 2 Lesson Objectives: Students will learn about shape while creating a mola. Time Required:  1 sessionArtist:  Kuna Indians (available online) Source: www.dickblick.com/multicultural/mola/Materials:Colored construction paper 9x12ScissorsGlue sticksPresentation:    Discuss molas: brightly colored pieces of appliquéd cloth made by the Kuma Indians. … [Read more...]

MOLAS: OPTION 1

 LESSON PATTERN INSTRUCTIONSSHAPEMOLAS: OPTION 1Lesson Objectives: Students will learn about shape while creating a mola.Time Required:  1 sessionArtist:  Kuna Indians Molas (available online) Source: Dynamic Art Projects for Children, pgs 81-85Materials:White and colored construction paper 12x18MarkersScissorsPencilsGlue sticksMola patterns Presentation:    Discuss molas: brightly colored pieces … [Read more...]

TUNNEL OP ART

 LESSON PATTERN INSTRUCTIONSPERSPECTIVE/SPACE TUNNEL OP ARTLesson Objectives: To introduce the children to the art form of Optical Art and to show how artists use color and line to trick the eye.Time Required: 1 hourArtist: Youri Messen-Jaschin, Broadway, 1998                                            Website: … [Read more...]

GEOMETRIC MOBILES

 LESSON PATTERN INSTRUCTIONSSHAPEGEOMETRIC MOBILESLesson Objectives: Students will learn about shape and balance will create a mobile.Time Required:  1 sessionArtist:  Alexander Calder, Lobster Trap and Fish Tail, Timothy Rose, Mobile 007, 2003 (available online) Source: Dynamic Art Projects for Children, pgs 89-92Materials:Colored  paper clipsPaper pre-cut in a variety of shapesScraps of colored … [Read more...]