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Mixed Media Landscape Design

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders create mixed media representations of landscape designs in Africa and Asia. The lesson is great for cross-curricular projects with the Social Sciences and/or Literature, or can be used as a self-contained project. ...
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Road Map Relief - Mixed Media painting

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students use road maps to create non-objective artwork.
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Expressive Self Portrait - Mixed Media

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Students create self-portraits using prior artistic knowledge and personal experiences. Emphasis is placed on the works of Albrecht Durer, Vincent Van Gogh, Pablo Picasso, Frida Kahlo, Romare Bearden, and Chuck Close for inspiration.
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Self Portrait using watch parts and tin - Mixed media

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Young scholars create whimsical self portraits using watch parts and tin - recycling. They demonstrate safety in using tools. They use a variety of materials to create a work of art , and demonstrate understanding of the elements and...
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Elementary Art Curriculum Guide

For Teachers 1st - 5th
Get crafting with hundreds of pages of art lessons! The plans are organized into topics, which include clay, drawing, composition and design, mixed media, painting, printmaking, and paper.
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Pastel Scratch Portrait

For Teachers 2nd - 10th
A great cross-curricular project for any art classroom, this activity encourages young artists to consider color, pattern, texture, shape and line in their depiction of a historical figure. After researching a historical figure of their...
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Alternate Histories

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students create a mixed media collage. In this visual arts lesson, students look at the work of Jane Ash Poitras. They create their own collage that shows their personal and collective history and experiences. 
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Mixed Media Collage

For Teachers 2nd
Rhythm, repetition, positive, and negative space is used to create mixed media collages. Let your learners go wild with glue, magazine clippings, and the elements of design. They'll experiment with various types of media, color, and...
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Art and the Berlin Wall

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed
Students study the relationship between Cold War politics, the people who were affected by it, and the artists who examined it. They create their own "walls" using a spray paint graffiti procedure.
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Mixed Media

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Analytical thinking can be practiced in any subject. Young artists consider several abstract paintings in terms of how the artist used line, shape, value, color and the principles of design to emphasize movement. They'll then use similar...
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Mixed Media Ocean Art

For Teachers Pre-K - 2nd
Students design pictures of ocean environments. In this art lesson plan, students use mixed media art materials to develop a picture that depicts the ocean environment. They use paint, sand paper and various basic art materials.
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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.
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Fun Shapes

For Teachers K - 3rd Standards
Through a grand discussion and examination of Julie Speed’s and Kazimir Malevich’s artworks, guide your beginner artists in the exploration of the use of art's key elements; shapes and color! Additionally, fine motor skills and creative...
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Mixed Media Messages: Reduce, Reuse, Recycle

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Students examine the process of recycling by creating a mock television commercial about recycling. For this recycling lesson, students watch an animated demonstration about recycling and answer content questions. Students play an online...
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Haring Inspired CD Covers

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Students create CD covers from their music-inspired drawing sessions. They compare what they drew while listening to classical, punk and rap music. They scan their drawings into Adobe Photoshop and design their cover.
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Miriam Schapiro Action Figures Collage

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Learners create a background with a marbling technique. They plan and create a figure from assorted papers, mixing solids and patterns. Students glue the figure to the background, and embellish negative space with glitter.
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Photojournalism

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students choose a historical or present-day event to portray through photographs. They narrate this event with photographs and text to communicate its significance in history or our current daily lives.
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Torn Metal Collage

For Teachers K - 12th
The work of Austrian artist Gustav Klimt is used to inspire kids to create their own mixed media works. Although designed for the special education classroom, the activity is sure to inspire all kids.
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Monoprint -Printmaking Challenge

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Students produce a self-portrait series using a mono printing method.
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Rotating Table Art

For Teachers K - 12th
Young scholars use a variety of art media to create a picture.  In this mixed media lesson, students choose media as they move from one table to another.  At each table they add to their picture from the media at that table.  Young...
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Texture: Wild Things

For Teachers 1st - 2nd
Students experiment with different kinds of marking techniques. They read "Where the Wild Things Are" and observe animals for pattern and line. They compare illustrations with Haring's images. They create a symbolic drawing of animal.
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Mask Form - Mixed Media Collage Relief

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students create a work of around around a theme of natures - or identity (using personal items). They create a relief sculpted face or mask, and write about works of art.
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How was Your Day? Creating Mixed Media Designs

For Teachers K - 1st
Students explore how art reflects culture and history. They examine everyday life experiences in various countries. Students design a mixed media composition. They create a class presentation.
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Mixed Media Houses

For Teachers Higher Ed
Students select from collage and reference materials related to houses and develop a two dimensional work of art using various imagery and then draw or paint into a composition to achieve a work of art suitable for the gallery or add to...

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