Elements of Art Teacher Resources

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Elements of Art: Name Design Project

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Introduce your class to the seven elements of art through a presentation and related project. Before beginning the project, class members take notes on the presentation, writing down the underlined items and adding drawings into their...
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Elements of Art: Student Assessment

For Students 6th - 9th
What a neat test! The class is asked to draw and color to create examples of eight elements of art. They focus on each element (line, value, shape, form, space, texture, primary and secondary color) by creating an original piece in each...
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Elements of Art - Memoir Book

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Learn and practice the elements of art by making a picture book. Also containing short memoirs of their own lives, this would be a perect project and also a gift to take home. In doing this project, they also gain an understanding of the...
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Exploring Weather Conditions Through Painting

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed
Your advanced class will paint a picture of a particular weather condition. In this painting lesson learners describe elements of art in pieces of artwork. They analyze the weather and seasons in the artwork. The students use paper,...
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Elements of Art Around Town

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
After identifying the elements of art in their community, learners review the elements of art and begin to photograph local artwork in their town. They dicuss artwork they have seen displayed and write a paragraph describing the elements...
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Pastel Drawing like Vincent Van Gogh

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Learners discuss the elements of art and design found in a series of flower paintings by Vincent Van Gogh. They explore art, shading, and color as they create mirrored representations of the master's art, using oil pastel. 
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Abstract Planes in Paper Sculpture

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers create maquettes of abstract sculptures utilizing the elements of art; line, shape, value, color, space and texture and the principles of design; balance, emphasis, contrast, rhythm and movement, pattern and unity. These...
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Coil Pots

For Teachers 1st - 8th
Children learn by doing. Here, they discuss cultural uses of containers, coil and slab techniques, functional aesthetics, and the principles of art and design. The entire process for making a coil pot is fully described here to make the...
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The Elements of Art Through Photography

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders photograph examples of the five elements of art: line, shape, color, pattern, and composition.
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A Glimmer of Beauty: Lesson Plan

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Fully analyze the elements of art and unexpected beauty in the William Merritt Chase's Still Life with a Fish. The class will examine the painting very closely, then use photography to express unexpected beauty in still life. This is a...
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Lesson: All in a Name

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Lao Tzu was the fabled author of the Toa te Ching, Lau Tzu is also the name of a large sculptural piece. Kids examine Mark di Suvero's larger-than-life sculptures in relation to the elements of art they've learner about. They examine...
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Rhythm and Art: Elements of Art

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students discover the three elements of art. In this visual arts lesson, students examine line, shape, and color of works by Torres-Garcia and Picasso. Students then identify the elements of art in works by other artists.
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Principle of Art Balance

For Students 9th - 12th
Reinforce a strong art vocabulary which can also apply to aspects of math and science. Kids read about various types of balance or symmetry found in art. They analyze three paintings based on vocabulary and read a how-to for creating...
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Elements of Art Review--SMART Board Jeopardy

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders focus on the elements of art with a secondary focus on the principles of art. They are assigned to a team to play Art Jeopardy. They take an exam. They use the internet as a resource for answers.
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Visually Verbal: Understanding the Elements and Principles of Art

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Students research the elements and principles of art and find a work of art that demonstrates the element or principle they researched. Using a variety of sources including provided websites, they also find the definition of their...
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The Elements of Art

For Teachers 1st - 5th
The key elements of art are explored as students view a presentation which introduces them to words such as: texture, space, value, line, form, and shape. A nice resource for any art teacher who wants to introduce their students to these...
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Impressionism

For Teachers 4th - 10th
This PowerPoint is composed of 6 slides, each slide has the name of an impressionist artist, life span, place of birth and name of a famous painting. There aren't any clear examples of Impressionist art or of the paintings mentioned. The...
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Line Detectives

For Teachers K
You will lead your class to look at the art and artifacts of others and discover how line is used to make meaning. In this line detectives lesson, students investigate, explore and discover line as a basic element of art through five art...
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Goldsworthy Project: Building With the Five Elements of Art

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders explore the five elements of art: line, shape, value, texture and color. They collect items from nature and arrange them aesthetically taking the five elements into consideration. They consider their work from several...
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Introduction to the Elements of Art

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Watch this introductory video to learn about the different elements of art. The young artist does a fantastic job at describing and demonstrating various examples of elements in art.
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Lesson: Tomma Abts: Abstract Painting

For Teachers 9th - 12th
One must first learn how to analyze art before they can properly respond to it. Here, young analysts examine six abstract pieces in a systematic and formal way. They then respond to one of the pieces in either a poem or an essay. An...
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WPA Art and Visual Elements of Art

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Young scholars recognize the following formal elements om art: visual and tactile texture; shape or contour; value. They create a 2-D or 3-D work of art that embodies this element strongly.
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Line Up! Shape Up! Color the World!

For Teachers Pre-K - 1st
Students explore the Elements of Art. In this art lesson, students read the book Katie Meets the Impressionists and brainstorm the different things that artists create. Students observe various elements of art such as line and color and...
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Basic Art Analysis Worksheet

For Students 7th - 12th
This is a terrific art analysis worksheet that has kids thinking critically about art, symbolism, and history. They answer several questions regarding basic art elements and then delve into a thoughtful analysis.