This project is deceptively simple but complex in the learning that students take away. Students learn about color bias, watercolor techniques and essential elements and principles of art in this lesson that includes a video demonstration, power point presentation, full lesson plan and more.
- To learn about color mixing, including color bias.
- To learn watercolor techniques such as wet on wet, wet on dry, and dry brush techniques.
- To demonstrate an understanding of the elements of art such as line, shape and color.
- To demonstrate an understanding of repetition, patterns, variety, rhythm and unity.
- What conditions, attitudes, and behaviors support creativity and innovative thinking?
- What factors prevent or encourage people to take creative risks?
- How do artists work? How do artists and designers learn from trial and error?
- How does knowing and using visual art vocabularies help us understand and interpret works of art?
Here's what is inside:
6 Page EditableLesson Plan with National Standards for grades 6-12; Big idea, Essential questions, Goals and Objectives, Instructional Materials, Supplies and detailed process and vocabulary.
24 page Editable powerpoint
Full demonstration video with narrative
Short demonstration video with music
Color Mixing Charts
Editable Rubric in the form of Student Self-Evaluation
National Visual Arts Standards:
High School Standards:
- Ø VA:Cr1.1.HSI Use multiple approaches to begin creative endeavors.
- Ø VA:Cr2.1.HSI Engage in making a work of art or design without having a preconceived plan.
- Ø VA:Re8.1.HSI Interpret an artwork or collection of works, supported by relevant and sufficient evidence found in the work and its various contexts.
Middle School Standards:
- Ø VA:Cr2.1.6: Demonstrate openness in trying new ideas, materials, methods, and approaches in making works of art and design.
- Ø VA:Cr2.1.7: Demonstrate persistence in developing skills with various materials, methods, and approaches in creating works of art or design.
- Ø VA:Cr2.1.8: Demonstrate willingness to experiment, innovate, and take risks to pursue ideas, forms, and meanings that emerge in the process of art-making or designing.
- Ø VA:Re8.1.7 Interpret art by analyzing art-making approaches, the characteristics of form and structure, relevant contextual information, subject matter, and use of media to identify ideas and mood conveyed.
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