Also included in
- Teaching the elements of art has never been this much fun! Op Art is a fascinating way to show students how the elements of art can be put into use. This valuable bundle will give you lots of options for teaching Op Art that will give you enough variety to teach it year after year or do something c$42.00$63.00Save $21.00
- This is an opportunity to own a large bundle of my most popular Expressive Monkey Art Lessons at a discounted price (Drawing Resources are in a separate bundle). This bundle will change over time to include newer lessons that I make. (So keep your eye out for emails letting you know that I've upda$172.00$246.25Save $74.25
Make your student's artwork POP by teaching them about contrasting colors! Expressive Monkey created activities so that students will learn how to pick contrasting colors using color complements or warm and cool colors. They will also use value to make the contrast even greater. This is a great introduction to these concepts and is designed to be followed up with making a work of art that shows these concepts in action. This lesson is included in all my Op Art lesson packets because making Op Art is a fun way to put these concepts to use. Of course, you could follow these activities up with a lesson of your own just as easily.
I’ve included a version of this lesson with the British spelling of colour and favourite.
This activity includes:
• A 28-page PDF Presentation, "Op Art Using Contrasting Colors"
• A Color Wheel for students to color in with warm and
color sides marked, and color complements marked.
• An activity for students to complete so that they are able to pick a contrasting color group with a range of value and explain why that is a contrasting color group.
• Pre- and post-tests
• A name label for their finished artwork.
(This is a great lesson to do before an Op Art Lesson.)
PDF Presentation, "Op Art Using Contrasting Colors"
The"Op Art Using Contrasting Colors" presentation looks at how contrasting colors are used in real-life situations to get your attention. Using the grocery store as an example, apples, carrots, and potatoes are used to show how packaging and display surfaces can help those produce appear brighter. The last half of the presentation gives some cautionary examples of how value is also an important element in combining typography and background colors.
This lesson is also included in:
Thanks for visiting!