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Expressing Emotions: Käthe Kollwitz

Last updated: May 7, 2024

Media Types: Drawing
Grade Bands: 3-5, 6-8, 9-12

Overview: In this lesson, you will explore expressing and conveying emotions through facial expressions, drawing inspiration from the work of Käthe Kollwitz.  Materials and Tools…

Collage Masks

Last updated: May 10, 2024

Media Types: Collage
Grade Bands: K-2, Pre-K

Overview: In this activity, you will tear shapes to make a collage mask. Materials What is a mask? We can wear a mask to pretend to be a different…

Landscape: Vision and Verse 

Last updated: April 26, 2024

Media Types: Drawing
Grade Bands: 3-5, 6-8, 9-12

Overview: In this lesson, you will make sketches of landscapes inspired by Chinese landscape paintings, photos, or personal memories.  Materials and Tools Objective Students will…

Value Exploration

Last updated: February 22, 2024

Media Types: Drawing
Grade Bands: 6-8, 9-12

Overview: Students will experiment with creating value in a drawing Students will understand that: Value…

Drawing an Object with Value

Last updated: February 21, 2024

Media Types: Drawing
Grade Bands: 6-8, 9-12

Overview: Students will use their understanding of value to create volume in a drawing of a round object. Students will understand…

Mixing Purple

Last updated: January 23, 2024

Media Types: Painting
Grade Bands: K-2, Pre-K

Overview: In this activity, you will explore painting with red and blue and mix a new color—purple! Materials Let’s look at what you have…

Mixing Orange

Last updated: January 23, 2024

Media Types: Painting
Grade Bands: K-2, Pre-K

Overview: In this activity, you will explore painting with red and yellow and mix a new color—orange! In Materials Let’s look at what you…

Mixing Green

Last updated: January 22, 2024

Media Types: Painting
Grade Bands: K-2, Pre-K

Overview: In this activity, you will explore painting with yellow and blue and mix a new color—green! Materials Let’s look at what you have…

Ruth Asawa: Imaginary Trees

Last updated: March 1, 2024

Media Types: Painting
Grade Bands: 3-5, K-2

Overview: In this lesson, you will explore watercolor techniques to paint your own imaginary tree. You will find connections between your own painting process and…

Henry Taylor: Heroes

Last updated: April 26, 2024

Media Types: Drawing
Grade Bands: 3-5

Overview: In this lesson, you will draw a portrait of someone you admire, using pose, setting, and details to show why they are important. You…