Value and Shading, Drawing Art Lessons - Distance Learning Art Activity

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Grade Levels
4th - 7th
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10 Lessons on Shading in Art! Have your students learn how to shade shapes into three dimensional looking objects using values of grey. Students will learn about basic skills for shading and will move through 10 of lessons that build on each skills learned. This booklet will also allow students to get peer feedback and self-evaluate their own work. Students will learn blending, hatching, cross-hatching, stippling, scribbling, and still life drawing.


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-Lesson Plan

-Example of Shading objects poster

-Student work book cover

-What I already Know about Shading (Prior Knowledge, Brainstorm)

-Shading (Information page about shading and 3 types of value scales for students to do)

-Techniques in Shading (Shading spheres)

-Shading Shapes (shading forms given)

-Shading: Blending (shade a still life using blending)

-Practice Shading Techniques (shade squares using blending, hatching, cross-hatching, scribbling, and stippling)

-Examples of Line (reference page with advance hatching and stippling techniques)

-Shading with Line (shade a still life using one of the advanced hatching/stippling techniques)

-Advanced Shading (copy a still life drawing of a sunflower seed and fern leaf using learned shading techniques)

-Shading Scavenger Hunt (5 still life drawing tasks for students to draw and shade)

-Instagram your shading skills (draw a peer!)

-Peer Feed Back forms (Stars and Wishes from peers)

-Evaluation Form (self-reflection/teacher reflection)

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Total Pages
22 pages
Answer Key
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