After a review of different types of balance: symmetrical, asymmetrical, approximate symmetry and radial, students are asked to create a collage in their sketchbooks using ONE type of balance. Three types of paper are required, and students must
Students do a short one paragraph description based on a creative prompt. These descriptions are used as the basis for art projects. It eliminates the 'what should I draw' dilemma, and helps generate student creativity!
Students will use a familiar medium, crayon, to create a 5 point value scale. They will then draw a shape and use the value scale to add value to the shape. Students should be familiar with geometric and organic shapes for this assignment.
Students will create a color drawing of a mural they design, preparatory to painting a mural size picture, or just to get them thinking about large scale works. Assignment can be used with or without creativitiy journal entries.
Instead of drawing, in this assignment, students are invited to find two different pictures that portray contrast and glue them in their sketchbook. Two things that are the same, yet different. They should write two sentences telling you why there
Teach your students to create their own original cartoon characters. Line quality and personality review creates fun characters. Students create cartoon strips, one frame cartoons, and portable sculptures of their created characters. Students
Aesthetics is a hard thing to teach! This powerpoint starts by defining aesthetics then asking students to decide for themselves if they do or don't like works of art. It then goes on to define different types of balance, gives examples, and has a