Title: Dancing Colors
Dancing Colors teaches students gesturing, drawing the illusion of motion, and color schemes. Students look at photos or life models and create a drawing of a dancer in motion. Students then add color to the the drawing based on a choosen color scheme.
Standard(s): [AED] VA1 (7-12) 4: Apply the elements of art and principles of design to the production of two- and three-dimensional artwork.
Title: The Idea Challenge
We are full of ideas, yet many young artist want to take their first idea and run. It is important for students learning visual art to recognize the conceptualization process and the expanse of their personal idea bank. The Idea Challenge is a project that allows students to explore a variety of media while stretching their conceptualization skills to an almost uncomfortable demand. The goal is to show students just when they think they have no more ideas they may find the best idea yet.
Standard(s): [AED] VA3 (7-12) 5: Apply the four-step process of critical analysis to works of art, including describing what is seen, analyzing how each artist arranged the elements of art and principles of design, interpreting expressive intent and purpose, and judging the effectiveness of communication.