Art Lesson: Choose your Style-- Realistic, Impressionist, or Abstract! Most representational artists tend to work in a defined style, whether it be extremely realistic, loose and abstract, or somewhere in between. By trying all three basic styles, your students will learn about their own preferences and identify what type of art they enjoy creating.
How to Create a Simple Land or Seascape Picture Land and seascapes have been popular visual subjects for centuries. Using a few basic rules, your students can capture the wonder and beauty of their favorite outdoor places in one or two quick painting sessions.
The Eye of the Beholder: Photography Lesson The proverbs are many - Beauty is in the eye of the beholder. Don't judge a book by its cover. Clothes don't make the man (woman). They relate to a children's book about a strange duck. Use this as the catalyst for students to find common items, which they photograph to create beautiful artwork.
Using Music in Education to Teach Movement in Drama Class Theater and acting classes use play to help students explore characters and situations within a script, but young actors can often appear stiff onstage despite their emotional explorations. Music can help get actors moving in a more natural way!
Surrealism Art: High School Lesson Do your students scoff at art that might be difficult to understand? This surrealism art lesson plan coupled with your students' prior knowledge of art elements, such as line, shape and color, will enable them to analyze and interpret a contradictory art movement.