Starry Night, Van Gogh Pop Art, Art Lesson

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Students will create art pieces inspired by the painting created by Vincent van Gogh in 1889 titled Starry Night that are infused with elements and icons from popular culture. They will also learn about his life, the post-impressionist art movement and the history behind the creation of his Starry Night painting.Students will plan their own paintings in a student workbook that includes a brainstorm page, reference image page, house step-by-step draw, and a page for their rough drafts. This product also includes examples of Starry Night Pop Art pieces and includes a poster of the original Starry Night and a Starry Night line drawing for students to use as references when they are editing the image themselves.

The Starry Night is a painted created by artist Vincent van Gogh. The piece depicts the view from the east-facing window of his asylum room at Saint-Rémy-de-Provence, just before sunrise, with the addition of an idealized village. Van Gogh studied the view from his room at the asylum often. Because he was not aloud to paint in his room at the asylum, he made many drawings with pencil and charcoal which were the preliminary drawings to what later became the Starry Night painting.

The vibrant colors are a great way to inspire students and allow them a passion for creating art and allowing them to include elements and icons from popular culture makes this classic relevant to students and allows them to apply their own creativity, imagination and identity to this piece!

Your students will really love this! This product is complete with a visual and text step-by-step (each step on its own page with description and a picture), a rubric for marking and matching project marking sheets, an example of a finished piece, a "About Vincent van Gogh" handout, an example of van Gogh's Starry Night paintings to show students, a line drawing of Starry Night, 2 line drawings of Starry Night infused with pop culture, a student workbook for planning ideas/collecting reference images/rough draft and 2 pages of lesson plans.

All art lessons are original ideas by Ms Artastic. These will not be found anywhere else!! Have fun, let your students be creative and don’t forget to be artastic!

How To Prep:
-For best results, you should use acrylic paint for this lesson. I have not tried it with tempera paint.
-Either project the step-by-step pages from the PDF for your students to follow, or use it as a guideline for yourself so you can demonstrate the art project to your students.
-Look over the lesson plan for the materials needed for your art project. Gather these in advance! Then there will be no panic during the lesson.
-Photocopy any necessary student handouts such as step-by-steps or rubrics. These will be needed during your art lesson and are very helpful for students.

How to Use:
-Look over the lesson plan to see what to do and what materials are needed.
-Look over the visual and text step-by-steps to see how to make the piece and possibly you may want to make a sample yourself so you have no problems helping your students later.
-Print off the included Poster Sample for your students in color to show them what they’re making prior to the lesson (it’s your hook!)
-Show the PDF over your digital projector, under a document camera (best if you have it printed in color) or use as information for yourself as you demonstrate the art lesson to your class.
-All steps include both a visual and text description to make teaching this or showing this directly to your students and easy process and will eliminate any confusion!

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This Product Includes:
-About the Product
-Lesson Plan (materials, learning outcomes, goals, "Teacher Does/Student Does")
-Art Rubric
-Project Marking Sheets
-"About Vincent van Gogh" Student handout/worksheet
-Full image of van Gogh's "Starry Night" from 1889
-Example of Art Piece to show your students before they create!
-Line drawing of "Starry Night" for student reference
-2 line drawings of "Starry Night Pop Arts" to show students as further examples of this project.
-Student Planning Workbook which includes: title page, brainstorm page, Reference image collection page, Step-by-step draw: houses page, Rough Draft page
-Art Piece Demonstration Step-By-Step: Description and Images- 51 slides

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