Here is one of my many animated introductory lessons. Students love my Bitmoji. My videos are great to increase student engagement, motivation and enhance learning.
Here is an animated Video I created with my Bitmoji to help my students learn about landscapes with a cool song to help them remember where and how to place objects in the Foreground, Middle ground, and Background. I also teach them a cool dance along with learning the song 🎵 💃🏽🎨❤️
Students loved creating self portraits using snap chat filters. Move over Instagram we all know Snapchat has the best fun filters.
To make our selfies even more real we mounted them on a cell phone drawing.
This lesson is inspired by Cassie Stephens she has a tutorial on her blog as well as her YouTube channel. https://cassiestephens.blogspot.com
I allowed my students to chose their filter and animal. I love the finished product🤳🏾❣️🎨😍📸📲
This unit incorporated a variety of elements and principles of art. The students began learning about Value and how to shade from dark to light and vice verse.
I then taught them about form and how using value can transform a fruit from appearing flat to round. I did this with an apple, showing them how to look for shadows and light.
Students then begin sketching a still life fruit bowl. Once they finished I incorporated pointillism. Students then learned about Seurat and his pointillism paintings. I demonstrated how to create value and shading using pointillism. We then added value with color on the fruit.
Students divided their background into geometric shapes using Zentangles to fill in each shape. This was an intense unit but I am so proud of my students, their progress and their finished pieces. 🎨❤️🍇🍎🍐🍊👏🏽😍🙌🏽
Fifth and Sixth Grade combined optical illusion Art with ROYGBIV and Whaalaahhh 😍👏🏽
This was an IB PYP Unit. My students took their time and learned so many elements and principles of art in this transdisciplinary unit. I’m obsessed 😍 Grade 4 & 5
Through this lesson, students will learn about Native Americans from the northwest. Students will study the culture and artwork of these native people. The idea of stylizing artwork will also be addressed as students work together to make a two dimensional version of a totem pole. Finally, students will learn about symbolism and what various animals mean to the Native Americans of the northwest.
- Boys- Students will choose one animal and draw it using native totem pole references.
- Girls- Students will work with others at their table in order to create a totem pole.
- Students will choose an animal that symbolizes their family or personality.
My 5th Grade boys won a County wide Contest doing this Collaborative Project. They were given a theme (Scissors) and a canvas. They came up with this composition. I am so proud of them, using what they learned (overlapping) in Art to create this masterpiece. 🎨✂️👏🏽🙌🏽