This painting lesson is great for teaching acrylic painting and color theory to high school, middle school or even college students. It includes a PowerPoint to show your students explaining the color wheel and how to use a split primary painting palette. Within the PowerPoint is a video demonstration showing exactly how to fill in the worksheet using proper technique. Students learn to mix all of their secondary and tertiary colors from a warm and cool version of each primary color. They learn how color printers use cyan, magenta, and yellow to print all of its colors and how commercial paints are not pure pigment and true to the exact colors on the color wheel. They become familiar with common available commercial paint colors and how to determine whether they are cool or warm.
These handouts and worksheets are in both PowerPoint and PDF form so you can project and present to your students and handout the copies for reference as they paint. Also included are photos of finished examples pointing out common mistakes for reference. Students mix each hue with its complement to get the tones and with white for the tints. Also included is a handout/worksheet explaining how to mix chromatic blacks and grays. These concepts are the key to getting students to create depth and dimension in their work by mixing color and learning how to get darker tones without using black paint.
If you are interested in learning how to upload this lesson to Google Classroom so your students can access all handouts, presentations, videos, worksheets, photo references, and examples from any device at any time, check out my resource on how to use Google Classroom in the Art room. All of my lessons are formatted so they can be easily uploaded and shared with your classes digitally. This is great when you teach multiple levels or if you want to save time repeating instructions when students are absent, in ISS, or home instruction. Just like anytime you try something new getting started can be scary but once you learn it it becomes second nature. Using Google Classroom for Art has been life changing for me. In this product, I walk you through step by step how to get started and give you tips and ideas to make your lessons go smoother.
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