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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: February 8, 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: January 3, 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…

All About Us

Last updated: January 7, 2024

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

Overview: In this activity, you will explore drawing and painting a self-portrait. Materials What is a self-portrait? A self-portrait is an artwork that an artist makes…

Imaginary Playground Paper Sculpture

Last updated: January 7, 2024

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

Overview: In this activity, you will explore different ways to change paper to make a sculpture. Materials What is a sculpture? A sculpture is…

Transforming Colors

Last updated: February 8, 2024

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

Overview: In this activity, you will explore painting with the primary colors and see how you can transform them into new colors. Materials Let’s…