An hour lesson plan good for art teachers and substitute teachers alike! All you need is a computer with speakers, access to YouTube paper and chalk.
Students learn to use the emotion of line, shape and color to create abstract artwork while listening to 4 different forms of music.
Many abstract artisits including Wassily Kandinsky, the father of abstract art, used music to create their artwork and Kandinsky's art is used as a jumping off point.
23 page powerpoint
PDF of powerpoint with notes
4 YouTube links to 4 styles of music.
Examples of student artwork based on music selections in presentation
A Space to Create; Abstract Art, Art and Music, Easy Abstract Art, Emotions and Color, Emotion and Line, Emotion and Shape. Expressive Art