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60 resources with the concept sketching

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Lesson Plan: The Tour Starts at Noon

For Teachers 6th - 12th
The Eleven-Headed Bodhisattva is a piece that represents characteristics, meanings, and ideals common to those who practice Buddhism in Japan. Learners fully analyze this piece, then take a virtual trip to examine the Buddhist temples...
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Follow the Water by Arthur Dorros

For Students 1st Standards
Assess scholars' reading and writing capabilities with an exam that challenges learners to respond to an informative text. Through note-taking and peer discussion, pupils analyze a passage from the story, Follow the Water from Brook to...
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Covers by Nikki Giovanni

For Students 1st Standards
Over three days, scholars listen to and read the poem, "Covers" by Nikki Giovanni. Learners complete a graphic organizer by sketching their visualizations from each stanza then discuss their pictures with a peer. Pupils answer...
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Ball Point Engravings

For Teachers 5th - 12th
Turn simple pencil sketches into colorful engravings. After first creating hand-drawn pictures, young artists then trace over them will ball point pens, etching the images into cold press illustration boards, before rubbing crayons over...
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An Electronic Self-Portrait Lesson Plan - A Unit for Middle School

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Using a photo of themselves for inspiration, learners create a multi-media self-portrait. A digital image of each child is taken, it is uploaded into the computer where is can be experimented with in a digital format. Young artists then...
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Lascaux Cave Art on Ceramic Stones

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Here is a great way to incorporate art into your next unit on prehistoric people. The class makes stones out of ceramic clay and then creates paintings like those found in the Lascaux Caves in France. A video link, full day-by-day...
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Beanie Baby Biographies

For Teachers K - 5th
Learners write a biography for their favorite Beanie Babies and then share their biography out loud. A simple, yet effective idea! Everyone loves their Beanie Baby!
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Draw To The Music

For Teachers Pre-K - 1st
One of the best ways to inspire your young artists to create art is to play some soothing music, give them some art supplies, and let their imaginations guide their hands. It's fun to see what happens if you play some energetic music as...
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A Place of My Own

For Teachers K - 5th
Students analyze the painting By June the Light Begins to Breath by Keith Jacobshagen. In this art history lesson, students look at Keith's work and discuss the sky, ground, and lighting. They create their own sketch from a memory they...
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Make Your Mark

For Students 3rd - 8th
In this sketching worksheet, students complete activities where they sketch items in the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Students complete 5 activities.
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Does Negative Space Have A Shape?

For Teachers 4th - 7th
Students observe negative space in drawing. In this negative space lesson, students discover that sketches include negative space or background. Students produce a drawing while paying attention to the negative space.
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Draw A Face

For Teachers 5th - 7th
Students discover how to sketch a face. In this sketching lesson, students explore the steps to construct a facial drawing. Spacing and symmetry of facial features are explored.
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The Basic Shapes of Everything

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Students explore basic shapes in art. In this sketching lesson, students discover that art is created from basic shapes. Students determine the basic shapes in a picture and recreate the image.
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Perspective Drawing for Beginners

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students explore one point perspective. In this perspective instructional activity, students discover how to create illustrations with vanishing points. Students create an original piece of art.
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Perspective Drawing for Beginners-Two Point Perspective

For Teachers 5th - 7th
Students inspect two point perspective. In this perspective activity, students explore drawing with two vanishing points. Students create an original piece of art using two point perspective.
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Proportionate Portraits

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students draw a portrait. For this portrait lesson students sketch two portraits from real life. Students use facial proportion guidelines.
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The Anti- Coloring Book

For Students 2nd - 3rd
In this creative drawing activity, students read about an artist who has started a sketch but had to stop. Students analyze the lines provided and finish the picture in any way they choose.
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Animation Flip Books

For Teachers 1st - 7th
Young scholars investigate examples of animation made from a flipbook technique in order to learn how to create their own flipbook and to learn how this process looks like an animated cartoon. In this animation lesson, students will...
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Artist's Sketchbooks/Explorer's Jounals

For Teachers 7th - 11th
Young scholars create and design original sketchbooks and journals. Students explore a variety of words and images in their creations. Young scholars record observations, experiences, events and places to document a journey on the spot...
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Analyzing Logos

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers analyze common logos they see daily and describe what the logos bring to mind. They redesign a company logo incorporating the company's philosophy into their sketches. Students present their findings and redesign to the...
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Sketchy Business

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students identify and describe characteristics of contemporary artwork. Then, they create gesture drawings, a drawing technique used to express the action of a subject in a short period of time.
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Le School Sac

For Teachers K - 6th
Young scholars critique their own school bag by sketching and writing a detailed description of it. In this creative design lesson plan, students then design a more efficient carrier for their school supplies on paper. Young scholars...
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Optical Illusion Vase

For Teachers 6th - 10th
Young scholars draw an optical illusion. In this optical illusion lesson, students create the optical illusion vase. Young scholars draw a profile and repeat the drawing in reverse creating the vase image.
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Fraggle Monster Vase

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students create an optical illusion. In this optical illusions lesson, students sketch a monster's face to create the optical illusion of a vase in the positive space. Students create an original piece of art.