Students will analyze Untitled (Medici Prince) by Joseph Cornell. They will build a box using found objects and various art supplies.
Students will analyze the painting, Improvisation 31 (Sea Battle), by Wassily Kandinsky. They will listen to a piece of music and paint the melody, mood, and repeated patterns they hear.
Students will analyze the painting, Street to Mbari, by Joseph Lawrence. They will draw and paint a scene where people gather.
Students will analyze Beasts of the Sea by Henri Matisse. They will create a piece of art using colored paper cut into different shapes.
Students will analyze the painting, The Farm, by Joan Miró. They will imagine and draw their favorite place.
Students will analyze the painting, The Artist's Garden at Vétheuil, by Claude Monet. They will paint a garden scene.
Students will analyze the painting, Jack-in-the-Pulpit No. 3, by Georgia O'Keeffe. They will examine a flower. Then, they will draw and paint the flower.
Students will analyze the painting, No. 9, Nature Morte Espagnole, by Diego Rivera. They will draw still life images of three objects. Then, they will create a still life collage.
Students will analyze the painting, Tropical Forest with Monkeys, by Henri Rousseau. Students will paint an imaginary jungle with animals.
Students will analyze the painting, Pansies in Washington, by Alma Thomas. Students will create a color square. Students can work independently or collaboratively.
Students will analyze works by Monet, Matisse, and Kandinsky. They will discuss primary, secondary, complementary, cool, and warm colors. Students will complete a painting and a worksheet about colors.
Students will be introduced to one of the basic elements of art—line—by analyzing types of lines used in various works of art to help students understand how artists use line to convey movement and mood. They will then create an abstract line art piece based on an activity they enjoy doing or watching.
Students will be introduced to one of the basic elements of art—shape—by analyzing the types of shapes used in various works of art to differentiate between geometric and natural shapes. They will then create their own cut paper collage based on a theme they select.
Students will create paintings based on feelings. Students will review colors and lines. They will compare and contrast the paintings and identify different visual qualities.