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Teach students how to create depth and dimension in their painting with this watercolor value unit.
30 page PowerPoint Presentation
5 Page Lesson Plan
with National Standards for grades 6-12; Big ideas, Essential questions, Goals and Objectives, Instructional Materials, Supplies and detailed process.
Student Self-Evaluation Rubric
8 Grid Method worksheets for practice
Watercolor Form Reference Sheet
This lesson takes students through the two ways to build values in their paintings, through layering techniques and blending techniques. Students create a value strip using the layering techniques and an abstract value composition using the blending technique. Next the learn to shade shapes to create 3-dimensional forms using watercolor to create value and practice griding with 8 included worksheets.
Once this is mastered students apply their skill to a final painting using reference of their choosing. Lesson has students grid reference and create a value sketch. They learn to create transparency with watercolor by using only black paint and water to create value ranges.
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