Fourth graders compared sketches and drawings made by artists: Jean Auguste Dominique Ingres, M.C. Escher and Patricia A. Renick. The students made sketches of different views of a hand showing some details.
Lesson adapted from
Appearances: Looking at our world/ Looking Closely: Sketching.
Students learned about the Op Art movement and created an optical illusion by using their hands.
Fourth graders studied artwork by artists: Beatriz Milhazes and Richard Diebenkorn. We learned about primary, secondary and intermediate colors. The students painted a picture about a garden showing many colors.
Lesson adapted from Davis Explorationsin Art grade 4 curriculum, Unit 1, Lesson 3, Appearances: Looking at our world/ Looking at Colors Together: Mixing Paint Colors