Acrylic Painting - Radial Symmetry Dot Lesson - Color Mixing Lesson

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8th - 12th, Homeschool
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This lesson teaches students to create radial symmetry and is a great introduction to color mixing. Students learn about color bias, tints, shades and intensity of color as well as how to create rhythm, variety and movement with dot size, placement and color.

It is fun and easy for every student to be successful. Color, Unity, Movement and Variety are highlighted.

Lesson Includes:
8 Page Lesson Plan with National Standards for Visual Arts and Common Core Standards for English Language Arts; Big idea, Essential questions, Objectives, Instructional Materials, Supplies and detailed process. Also included are Resource links, vocabulary and rubric. All editable.
41 Page PowerPoint with student process examples
Notes for presentation in PDF format
Color Mixing Chart
Student Self-Evaluation Sheet

• National Visual Arts Standards
• Anchor Standards:
o Creating:
 Anchor Standard #1. Generate and conceptualize artistic ideas and work.
 Anchor Standard #2. Organize and develop artistic ideas and work.
 Anchor Standard #3. Refine and complete artistic work.

o Connecting:
 Anchor Standard #10. Synthesize and relate knowledge and personal experiences to make art.
 Relate artistic ideas and works with societal, cultural, and historical context to deepen understanding.
o Presenting:
 Anchor Standard #5. Develop and refine artistic techniques and work for presentation.

• High School Standards:
 VA:Cr1.1.HSI Use multiple approaches to begin creative endeavors.
 VA:Cr1.2.HSI Shape an artistic investigation of an aspect of present-day life using a contemporary practice of art or design.
 VA:Cr2.2.HSI Explain how traditional and non-traditional materials may impact human health and the environment and demonstrate safe handling of materials, tools, and equipment.
 VA:Cr3.1.HSII Engage in constructive critique with peers, then reflect on, re-engage, revise, and refine works of art and design in response to personal artistic vision.
 VA:Cn10.1.HSI Document the process of developing ideas from early stages to fully elaborated ideas.
 VA:Cn11.1.HSI Describe how knowledge of culture, traditions, and history may influence personal responses to art.
 VA:Pr5.1.HSI Analyze and evaluate the reasons and ways an exhibition is presented.

When this work is complete it has a "wow" factor, but it is so easy for students to achieve great results!
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