COLOUR THEORY paper sculptures multi lesson art plan inspired by FRANK STELLA Gr 3-5
Perfect Elements of Art project inspired by the works of FRANK STELLA, looking at art as an expression of an artist's uniqueness. In this lesson plan, we explore how to use the art elements of COLOUR, with LINE, SHAPE, FORM, SPACE & TEXTURE when composing artwork. This art project will span multiple lessons, depending on the age and stage of students and the size of paper /media you choose to use.
Recently updated, this lesson has doubled in size, with the following items added
- an extension option for more capable students
- assessment guides
- curriculum links to NZC and IBPYP
- Colour Theory printables
A quicker adapted version is now also available HERE - as a Video Tutorial, created to make this popular lesson available during remote learning restrictions - but also a fabulous hands-free delivery option for classroom teaching. Stream the video lesson on your large screen and free yourself up to roam your classroom and support your child or students.
This lesson plan focus:
- Colour Theory
- Line Theory
- Trans -disciplinary links to Maths - Fractions and Geometry
Students will produce a paper sculpture using oil pastels, acrylic paints, paper and a hot glue gun. Display together to create a stunning class mural for your classroom, school or art show.
Jam-packed with progress photographs and images, this step-by-step PDF resource runs to 75+ pages, a great tool for any teacher needing support in this subject area.
The pages are oriented landscape so that they can be displayed for students on a screen.
"I used this as an adapted lesson choice during this period of online learning. Students appreciated the choice and were successful with their creations"
"Really useful for extension in my colour unit. Thank you"
"This looks great. I can't wait to get my year 8's started on it! From Art Teacher in Australia"
Suits: most grades 3-5 (ages 8+) and homeschooling families.
Children will create: a 3D paper sculpture that displays learning about the elements of art.
Learning intentions include: Draw from observations, Draw from imagination, Explore the elements of Art, Develop planning & composition skills, Apply theoretical learning to own ideas, Develop technical skills for using oil pastels and acrylic paints. Respond to art created by artists and by my friends, Reflect on my own knowledge, skills, progress and artwork.
Media demonstrated: oil pastels and acrylic paints
Materials needed: 2 x A3 paper demonstrated in white and black art paper, pencil, ruler, black markers, oil pastels, acrylic paints, scissors, hot glue gun (or liquid glue)
*A4 = 8.5 by 11 inches (215.9 by 279.4 mm)
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