Op Art Heart Drawing & Valentine's Day Coloring Pages

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3rd - 7th, Homeschool
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Turn a heart drawing into an optical illusion. The step-by-step instructions make teaching op art easy!

Your students will "LOVE" these Op Art Hearts, and you can sneak in some lessons about warm and cool colors. Make teaching about the elements of art fun and easy!

They will also learn about how shapes can create illusory contours and how to make a heart look 3D. This art lesson packet includes the presentations, handouts, rubrics, and labels to help you from start to finish! Just print and go. (These heart lessons are different from the op art hearts included in 2 of my other op art sets.)

But that’s not all! 

I’ve also included 14 coloring pages for early finishers, or for students to try out color combinations. 

You also get the Op Art Hearts Collaborative Project!

Your students will:

❥ Learn about Op Art and how implied contours are created.

❥ Learn how warm and cool colors can create an illusion.

❥ Learn how curving lines create an illusion.

❥ Create an Op Art Heart design.

❥ Fill out a label and rubric.

❥ Write an art critique about the illusion they created.

Optional Additional Items:

❥ Make a collaborative Op Art Heart project.

❥ Write about the meaning of love, friendship or caring.

❥ Color an Op Art Heart coloring sheet using color theory.


❥ Color Theory - warm & cool

❥ The Science of Op Art - implied contours

❥ The Elements of Art - positive & negative shapes, color, line

❥ Writing

What you get:

❥ Vocabulary terms, definitions, and cards to display (4 pages)

❥ Drawing Pages with Hearts (4 pages)

❥ Labels & Rubrics - (4 pages)

❥ Teacher Instructions - (13 pages)

❥ Student Op Art Heart Handouts - (14 pages)

❥ Art Critique Writing - (3 pages)

❥ 30 slide presentation on warm/cool colors and the optical illusions

❯❯❯❯❯ A total of 72 pages.

❥ Coloring Pages - 15 pages

❥ Op Art Heart Squares - 12 pages

❯❯❯❯❯ A GRAND total of 96 pages.

This product contains the following lessons that are also sold separately:

Op Art Hearts Coloring Pages

Op Art Hearts Squares

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