This is a great lesson plan for students beginning to make new friends at the start of the year. Show students pictures of animal friendships and then have students paint the images.
Using the famous self and peer portraits by Van Gogh and Gauguin, your students can get to know each other through the art of portraiture!
If you’ve got a phone that takes pictures, you can capture your sources of inspiration anywhere you go!
Use this quick activity to help your students use their “artist eyes” and get warmed up for bigger drawing projects!
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.
Get your students to create artwork that lets the world know what’s on their minds!
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 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.
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.
These four high school art projects will help your class learn about the art and culture of Latin America. Craft papel picado, traditional carving designs, mola designs or use traditional patterns to decorate terracotta pots will give a spicy touch to your classes.