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Classic Still Life Drawing

For Teachers 4th - 9th
Provide your young artists with an opportunity to study the masters and their techniques to become skilled at drawing still life. They discuss and view images from artists like Degas and Michelangelo, practice drawing techniques such as...
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Advanced Art – Cultural Place-setting Still life

For Teachers 11th - Higher Ed
Upper graders view a series of films that depict rituals or celebrations as they occur in different cultural settings. They conduct a cultural investigation about one culture, brainstorm and research objects that have cultural or...
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Oglebay Institute

Post-Impressionism: Mosaic Still-life

For Teachers 2nd - 10th
A still life with tissue paper? Why not! Using Paul Cézanne's art as inspiration, learners create their own still life pictures by gluing various colors of tissue paper onto a paper or pattern.
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Black and White Still Life

For Teachers 10th
There isn't a lot to this lesson, but it could provide some guidance. It outlines a five-day drawing lesson where learners view a presentation on the importance of drawing in art history, practice pencil skills, and compose a black and...
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J. Paul Getty Trust

Still-Life Painting: Arranging Nature—Lesson 1

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Art learners examine still-life arrangement images and respond to a series of prompts. In a whole-class discussion, pupils list elements and qualities that still-life paintings can have. After instructors create an arrangement and model...
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Still Life

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Students investigate still-life drawings. In this visual arts lesson plan, students draw each other pretending to be frozen making sure that they do not simply see the object as the object, but seeing the drawing as the negative space...
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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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Shaded Bottles

For Teachers K - 6th
Learners draw, and then paint three-dimensional bottles to practice shading which shows shape and perspective. The step-by-step process for creating dimensional still life art is outlined, which makes teaching art an attainable task. Oil...
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Still-Life Painting: Arranging Nature—Lesson 2

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learners choose meaningful objects for a still-life arrangement and paint it using watercolors. After reflecting on their choice of objects and composition, students begin to write an artist's statement.
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Still Life - Realism

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students discuss still life painting and the Realism style of art. They plan a personal narrative still life drawing, complete the project and present it to the class.
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Still Life

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students compose a three-dimensional still life composition in a shoe box, sketch portions of their work and then design a painting based on the finished box. They complete and critique their paintings.
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Still Life Painting: Arranging Nature

For Teachers 10th - Higher Ed
Students choose meaningful objects for a still-life arrangement and paint it using watercolors and write an artist’s statement. In this still life art instructional activity, students identify and analyze the characteristics of a...
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Sequential Still Life

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders engage in a visual arts lesson featuring still life sketching and watercolor painting created by individual students.
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Sequential Still Life

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders identify and use the concepts of shading, outline, and watercolor wash. They design a unique sequential still life painting with pencils and watercolors.
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Still Life Fruit Salad

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Middle schoolers draw their own still life fruit salad. Using various types of fruit, they draw one piece of whole fruit as the center of interest. Using the real fruit, they divide them up into quarters and halves and mix them with...
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"Small Still Life Paintings ala Courbet"

For Teachers 1st - 5th
Students observe and discuss "Apple, Pear and Orange" a still life painting by Gustave Courbet. They paint their own realistic still life and create an elaborate frame. They utilize art elements: line, shape, color, value and pattern.
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Gone Fishing: Still Life With Fish

For Teachers K - 5th
Students explore lines and texture in a still-life painting. For this visual arts lesson, students study William Merrit Chase's painting "Still Life With Fish" and discuss the lines in the painting. Students choose a line to repeat in...
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Activity Plan 3-4: Still Life Artists

For Teachers Pre-K - K
Young scholars find that still life's are a great way to jump-start art. In this early childhood art lesson, students examine famous still life paintings, discuss still life art, and create their own still life piece.
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Looking at Still Life Lesson 1: The Subject and Objects of Still

For Teachers Higher Ed
Students explore and discuss the objects commonly found in still-life paintings. They identify the objects pictured in still lifes indicating which objects are natural and which are man-made.
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Still-Life Painting: Arranging Nature

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine and paint still life paintings. In this still life painting instructional activity, students look at pictures of European still life paintings and determine the characteristics when using an opaque medium. They use an...
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Still Life Painting: Arranging Nature

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Young scholars paint their own still life painting. In this still life painting lesson, students analyze still life paintings and paint their own.
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Still Life Painting: Arranging Nature

For Teachers 10th - Higher Ed
Students display the two still-life paintings they created along with their artist’s statement, write a review of a peer’s work, and discuss all of the paintings in a group critique. In this still life art lesson, students view the...
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People, Places, and Things

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Students review art history in the Memphis Brooks Museum of Art. In this art history lesson, students discuss art vocabulary emphasizing landscape, portrait, and still life. They visit the museum and create their own pictures. 
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Arbitrary Arrangements: Daniel Sprick's Release Your Plans

For Teachers K - 5th
Students investigate abstract artists as storytellers.  In this art analysis lesson plan, students observe the small details in the painting called "Release Your Plans" by Daniel Sprick.  Students collaborate in groups to create their...

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