This purchase includes three word document that can be printed and handed out to students, or projected to the class and used as a lecture guide. They can be utilized in a visual arts or fine arts course, and are broad enough that they will apply to various grade levels and student abilities.
In doc one, students are provided with the definition of surrealism and what the phrase "surrealist art" means. They will further understand the concept by looking at a handful of examples. Their assignment is to create their own surrealist artwork. This can be a painting or drawing. Beyond that criteria, they are free to be as creative as they want.
In doc two, students will understand the concept of "pop art" and what makes something pop art. A definition is provided, as well as a few examples from Andy Warhol, Jasper Johns, etc. Take a few minutes to look at the examples and discuss the impact of each. Criteria for a pop art assignment is included in the handout, in which students will create artwork that would be considered in the "pop art" style. It must include an image from pop culture and contain some sort of repetition. This document will explain the art movement and get students started on their next art project.
In doc three, students are provided with the definition of the word abstract, and what the phrase "abstract art" means. They will further understand the concept by looking at a handful of examples. Their assignment is to create their own abstract artwork. This can be a painting or drawing.
All three of these are fun projects for art teachers that can be used with various grade levels.