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  • Art - Joseph Stella Art: Line Designs

    Art is created using the 5 elements of design by drawing a focal point, with 10-12 lines radiating from it. Each space between the “lines” is a different size (“mass”) and each will be filled by a different art medium (pastels, paint, crayon…) and using a different method, creating different “textures”, “colours”, “shapes”, and “lines”. View Full Lesson →

  • Piet Mondrian Art

    Art - Piet Mondrian Art

    Objective: Learning about artists and imitating their work Using primary colours reviewing squares and rectangles¬†(remind students that squares ARE rectangles, but rectangles CANNOT be squares) Materials: 8 1/2″ X 11″ white paper for each student … View Full Lesson →

  • Art - C. M. Russell Art: Western Sunsets

    A beautiful sunset picture is created with paints, as a background for a simple black silhouette of mountains, trees, cactus, with perhaps a barn and cowboys. Easy art with gorgeous results for young students. View Full Lesson →

  • Art - Paul Gauguin (Go-gan) Art: Opposite Colour Masterpieces

    Landscapes are drawn with a horizon line, overlapping mountains, trees near and far, a stream or lake, and a sun, but they are coloured differently. Gauguin painted yellow skies, with orange grass and red mountains, and students follow this method of using opposing colours. What a fun twist on the normal! View Full Lesson →