LESSON PRESENTATION INSTRUCTIONSSHAPESELF PORTRAITLesson Objectives: Students will focus on the variety of shapes used to create a self portrait.Time Required: 1 hourArtist: Van Gogh or any other artist that did a self portrait.Materials (See Options!):White construction paper 12x18 (make sure you have extras formistakes)Pencils and erasersMirrorsOil PastelsMounting paper and glue … [Read more...]


LESSON PRESENTATION INSTRUCTIONSSHAPEPENGUIN PRINTMAKINGLesson Objectives: Students will make penguins using a printmaking technique.Time Required: 1 hourArtist: Katsushika Hokusai, The Great Wave Off Kanagawa Source: Objectives:  Students will learn about printmaking.Materials:White construction paper 9x12 (or use blue … [Read more...]


LESSON PRESENTATION INSTRUCTIONSSHAPECOLOR ZOOLesson Objectives:  Students will learn different types of geometric shapes. Using Lois Ehlert’s book Color Zoo, students will create an animal collage with shapes.Time Required: 45 minutes to 1 hourArtist: Deborah Butterfield,  Palma           Lois Ehlert, Color Zoo (book)Materials:Pre-cut geometric shapes such as rectangles, squares, circles, and … [Read more...]


LESSON PRESENTATION INSTRUCTIONSSHAPE SPLAT THE CATLesson Objectives: Students will learn how artists use shape to break down their drawing into manageable parts. Students will use shapes to draw their own Splat the Cats.Time Required: 1 hourArtist: Rob Scotton,  Back to School, Splat!Materials:White construction paper 9x12           Tempera paint: white, pinkBlack oil pastelBlack chalkQ-tipsSmall … [Read more...]