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Thursday, April 24, 2014

The Art Page

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 Davis Explorations in Art grade 4 curriculum, Unit 1, Lesson 1,

Appearances: Looking at our world/ Looking Closely: Sketching.

 
                                   hand sketch         


                    hand

 

Students learned about the Op Art movement and created an optical illusion by using their hands.

 

      Op Art            Op Art

 

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

 
      garden             garden
 
  garden         garden
Last Modified on October 24, 2013