A few days ago I posted a fractured art idea. I had a go at creating an example for my relief folder, & also to see how long it would take to complete! After scrunching the paper, & starting to trace over the lines, I decided to cut the A4 paper in half! It took 30 min to trace the lines & about 45 min to colour in. Not as long as I thought it would take! Plus that time included helping my little boy with his own cutting, glueing & colouring project.
Fall collage. Exploring Art lesson.
Fall collage - borrowed the idea from a great art teacher - and used it with my special needs students. They loved it! I included step-by-step
Radial Paper Relief Sculptures (4th/5th)
The idea for this lesson came from an image I saw on Pinterest.. but after doing some investigative work - seems to have originated from the blog Art. Paper. Scissors. Glue and before that from the 1991 book written by Sara Beggs, "The No Nonsense Guide to Teaching Art." For this lesson we began by taking about what symmetry is and the difference between linear symmetry (1 line of symmetry) and radial symmetry (more than 1 line of symmetry). Then we talked about what a sculpture is (a piece…
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Learn about traditional Aboriginal art and try it out yourself with this printable worksheet inspired by SALTBUSH at the #newvic!
Birds and Birch Trees
I am sure many of you have seen this art project on the web at Deep Space Sparkle. I really enjoyed this lesson because it offered a variety of techniques and materials. I first gave students a 12x18 piece of white drawing paper. Students folded the paper into 8 sections. Students drew different designs in each rectangle using crayons. Then students used water colors to paint the remainder of the rectangles. The painted paper was used for the birds. I offered students the option to trace the…
Op art line design 2: garlic cloves!
You need: white drawing sheet A5 size fine marker coloured paper for background Draw little dots on the sheet and link them together with curved lines. Draw more and more lines, following the first one. Looks like garlic cloves!
You need: for prints: colored paper 14 by 14 cm for background: colored paper linoleum 12 by 12 cm carbon paper lino knife flat piece of glass block printing ink lino roller lino press glue The painting The chair is from 1888 (The National Gallery, London). View this painting and discuss it using elements of art. What do you see? What stands out? What do you on the chair? What can you say about the perspective? What materials did Van Gogh use? What do you think about the colors? Do you like…