Structure of the Head

Lesson Title: Structure of the Head Lesson Code: Strand 1.1  Product and Performance – Unit A- Drawing – Level Advanced – Lesson: Advanced Materials Needed: Drawing Pencil and Paper This project is intended for an art student that wants get get better at drawing the human head from life. This is an in depth instructional video that you … Continue reading Structure of the Head

Creative Color Wheel

Lesson Title: Creative Color Wheel Lesson Code: Strand 1.1 Product and Performance – Unit B – Painting – Level 2 – Lesson 5 Materials Needed: Pencil, Paper, Acrylic Paint, brushes and a palette Read This: Watch This: NA Do this Exercise:  Do 3 different thumbnail sketches of your ideas for your creative color wheel. Do This Project: Using … Continue reading Creative Color Wheel

Monochromatic Painting

Lesson Title: Monochromatic Painting Lesson Code: Strand 1.1 Product and Performance – Unit B – Painting-Level 1-Lesson 4 Materials Needed: Pencil, Paper, One color of acrylic paint and black and white acrylic paint Read This:  Some key terms that you need to know are: Monochromatic:  means “Pertaining to One Color” Tints: Any color mixed with white Shades: … Continue reading Monochromatic Painting

Charcoal Drawing Ancient Greek Bust

Lesson Title: Charcoal Drawing Ancient Greek Bust Lesson Code: Strand 5.1  Historical and Cultural Context – Unit A – Historical Period or Culture- Level 3 – Lesson 1 Materials Needed: Charcoal, blending stumps or tortillions, kneaded eraser and Paper Read This: To better understand why greek and roman statues look so similar: http://www.metmuseum.org/toah/hd/rogr/hd_rogr.htm Watch This: Do this Exercise:  Go to … Continue reading Charcoal Drawing Ancient Greek Bust

Self Portrait Painting

Lesson Title: Grid Painting Lesson Code: Strand 1.1  Product and Performance – Unit B – Painting – Level 5 – Lesson 3 Materials Needed: Acrylic Paint, Brushes, Palette, Pencil, and paper or canvas. Read This:  Mixing Skin Tone colors with acrylic paint Watch This: Do this Exercise: Practice painting a few color swatches of different skin tones and paint … Continue reading Self Portrait Painting