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Grade Level Duration 4 classes, 80 minutes Materials Graph paper (buy or make your own online here), acrylic Paint, ghost grid posterboard (Poster board featuring a faint, disappearing grid), square dowel cut down to make a stamp (same size as the grids on the poster board), printer, pencil, palette Media Acrylic Paint Lesson Objectives For […]

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Nina Sloan
Paste Paper Masterpieces! | Ms. Amsler's Artroom

Paste paper is a surface decorating technique in which a mixture of paint and paste, (in our case, papier mache paste,) is applied thickly to white or colored paper. Patterns and textures can be cr…

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Tom Tschumper
This is the first project that the 5th graders do at the beginning of the year after reviewing the elements of art. We talk about using obje... Art Lesson Plans, Illustrators, Pre K, Art Lessons, Graffiti, Name Art Projects, Name Art, Handlettering, Illustrations

This is the first project that the 5th graders do at the beginning of the year after reviewing the elements of art. We talk about using objects to create the illusion of letters. A candy cane for a "J" or a lower case "r" for example. We also took a look at some photographers that do this same thing with cropped images. Students had a minimum of 5 letters to work with...a first name, last name, nick-name. We also talked about light and how we can use it to help create a 3-d illusion on a…

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Marilee Johnson

I have done this lesson many times, but this year the results are better than ever before. This year, we had more time to do this project, and therefore their drawings had more detail. This lesson focuses on the concept of foreshortening. This is a hard concept for even experienced artists, so to make it simpler, we traced our hands and feet. The other details were drawn in after. I found the idea for this lesson years ago on the blog Oodles of Art. Over the years, I have adapted this…

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Jacqueline Gontier
Good lesson for texture and pattern, color.  Could be adapted and used for other grades as well.

5th graders thought about the vocab word genre and considered the multiple genres that are used in art history. We created out own still lifes with real cacti and drew them making sure to think about the art element of space and overlapping! We utilized our blending skills and our talents with pattern and balance when designing our patterned pots.

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