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Tempera Painting Exploration

Last updated: April 17, 2024

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

Overview: Students will learn how to use composition, scale, and value to create still life drawings. Lessons Students will understand that:…

Tempera Painting, Lesson 3: Mixing Tints and Browns

Last updated: March 7, 2024

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

Overview: In this lesson, students will practice creating secondary colors, tints, and browns.  Students will understand that  ​​Students will be able…

Landscape: Vision and Verse 

Last updated: April 3, 2024

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

Overview: We will make sketches of landscapes inspired by Chinese landscape paintings, photos, or personal memories.  Materials and Tools Objective Students will generate and combine…

Still Life Drawing

Last updated: March 5, 2024

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

Overview: Students will learn how to use composition, scale, and value to create still life drawings. Lessons Students will understand that:…

Lesson 2: Scaling Up Your Drawing

Last updated: March 1, 2024

Overview: Students will learn strategies to scale their thumbnail sketches to create full-sized drawings. Students will understand that: Students will be…

Lesson 4: Finishing Your Drawing

Last updated: February 21, 2024

Overview: Students will continue to add and adjust the values in their still life drawings. Students will understand that: Students will…

Lesson 3: Adding Value To Your Still Life

Last updated: March 1, 2024

Overview: Students will begin to add value to their still life drawing. Students will understand that: …

Lesson 1: Exploring Composition

Last updated: March 1, 2024

Overview: Students will learn about different composition strategies and how to use them to plan a still-life drawing. Students will understand…

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…