Everyone gets a square with a quarter circle, this is the end result- could be a good ice breaker beginning of year activity. Each student decorates the square and includes their name. Nice way to decorate the bulletin boards in the beginning of the year!
Project Lines. Watercolor/oil pastel resist, marker and crayon, or cut paper collage. Insired by archtiectural art by James Rizzi and Paul Klee. -Limited Edition Print "Overlooking the New York Skyline by James Rizzi
pinwheels project with introduction to 5 abstract artists/art forms and 5 techniques great start of year project- watercolor washes, opaque watercolor technique (staying inside lines), pointillism, op art, pollock. A fun lesson for my line unit!
Drawing: "Reflective Silhouette" Our first project will be an introductory lesson on contour drawing. Leads to awesome website with instructions! With this lesson I would have them type a reflection about themselves, then create a portrait on top