This Power-Point presentation contains 102 slides and contains everything needed to create an amazing and expressive animal, using watercolor paint. Below is a breakdown of what’s included within the presentation:
Slides 1 and 2: describe what the project is all about (using color theory and experimental watercolor techniques to create an animal).
Slides 3-23: show nearly twenty examples of experimental watercolor techniques from wet in wet, salt, and plastic wrap, to dry brush, cut stencils, bubbles and much more. Each technique shows both a visual and written explanation for insured success. Video links are also included.
Slides 24-61: show plenty of professional examples of what the students are attempting to accomplish. The students will be asked to look closely at each work of art to try to identify which experimental technique is being used.
Slides 62-72: are dedicated to how to find a good reference image. From book and magazines, to internet use and copyright infringement, finding a good image to use is step one. Numerous examples, both good and poor are shown.
Slides 73-78: showcase careers for artists who enjoy working with watercolor paint. From illustrators and commercial artists, to greeting cards, postage stamps and more, your student s will be introduced to future career possibilities.
Slides 79-81: explain the entire process in greater detail. Each step is broken down and a rubric is included so that the students know how they will be assessed.
Slides 83-96: show finished student examples after having seen this same presentation.
Slides 97-102: include handouts / worksheets needed to insure student success. These include: a color wheel, color schemes worksheet, watercolor techniques worksheet, as well as a grading sheet for the teacher. This is a complete unit for you and your students!
I hope your students like this project as much as mine do. Enjoy!
Bo (The Art Guru)