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Chalkboard Art Lesson - Colored Pencil Graphic Design Project - Emphasis, Unity

Grade Levels
8th - 12th, Higher Education, Adult Education, Homeschool
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42 pages
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In this lesson students create a poster using colored pencils and black board to create a piece of art that resembles chalkboard art, but that lasts forever. A great lesson for secondary students to learn about composition, typography and graphic design.

In this lesson student will learn to:

*Go through the process of creating art, thumbnails, rough draft and final art.

*Explore positive and negative space in the composition of their chalkboard quotes.

*Learn to apply blending in colored pencil through the use of analogous colors.

*Practice and apply the principle of unity through the use of decorative elements, color schemes and letterforms or shapes.

*Demonstrate the principle of emphasis in their final artwork.


6 Page Lesson Plans with detailed process notes, National Visual Arts Standards, Big Ideas, Objectives, Essential Questions, Final outcomes, assessment and more.

34 Page Editable PowerPoint Presentation with detailed student process examples and notes

Student Self-Evaluation as an editable Word document

Hand-drawn lettering how-to draw accents sheets

Links to video resources

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Total Pages
42 pages
Answer Key
Teaching Duration
2 Weeks
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