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Re: Art Lessons that Tie-in with Artists

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Larry Cox (l_j_cox)
Tue, 7 Apr 1998 21:29:00 -0700


Nancy: I put some comments next to the lessons and wrote a blurb at the
bottom, hope it helps.
-----Original Message-----
From: Nancy Markowich <mikema89>
To: Larry Cox <l_j_cox>
Date: Tuesday, April 07, 1998 5:34 PM
Subject: Re: Art Lessons that Tie-in with Artists

>Larry Cox wrote:
>>
>> Hi - I'm really Linda Cox and I teach children's art to kids aged 5-13.
I
>> have successfully taught some of these to 6th graders. Most of them
>> actually. (I sub also.) C: Linda
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: Nancy Markowich <mikema89>
>> To: Larry Cox <l_j_cox>
>> Date: Tuesday, April 07, 1998 4:14 PM
>> Subject: Re: Art Lessons that Tie-in with Artists
>>
>> >Larry Cox wrote:
>> >>
>> >> Here is a list of Lesson Plans that Tie-in with Artists:
>> >>
>> >> 1. Picasso: Abstract Face- cubism drawing THIS WOULD WORK REAL WELL..
>> >> 2. Matisse: Paper Cutouts
>> >> 3. Van Gogh: "Starry Night" - crayon resist watercolor painting
>> >> "Sunflower" - drawing - tie-in with spring
>> >> planting
>> >> 4. Rousseau: Jungle drawing/toucan/monkey - tie-in with Rainforest
>> >> 5. Magritte: surrealism - eye = free choices for pupil area
>> >> 6. O'Keefe: Pansy painting
>> >> 7. Peter Max: Black Line - space art - tie-in with space studies -
THIS WILL WORK, ALSO.
>> >> 8. Escher: Tessellations - math tie-in - FOR SURE, THIS WILL WORK.
>> >> 9. Degas: Horse - pastel drawing
>> >> Ballerina - pastel drawing
>> >> 10. Chagall: Floating Figures of Disproportionate Sizes - crayon
>> >> resist watercolor painting - THIS WOULD PROBABLY WORK WELL.

>> >> 11. Rivera: Murals - Tempera on butcher paper (usually culturally
>> >> diverse theme)
>> >> 12. Kahlo: Self-Portrait - drawing
>> >> 13. Stella: Protractor art - tie-in with math
>> >> 14. Warhol: Pop Art - tie-in with social studies (commercialism)
>> >>
>> >> I talk about other artists - these art the ones I have specific
>> >> lessons worked out for elementary aged children.
>> >>
>> >>
>> >Are any of these lessons taught to 6th graders. They look wonderful.
>> >Nancy
>Linda, Which lessons would you say are most successful with 6th graders?
>I teach 6-8 graders and always interested in expanding my curriculum.
>Nancy
Dear Nancy: Any of the above would work...I have some that I have done with
6th graders - a dragon for China, an oriental face for China, a reverse
image for Africa, A small paper Mache mummy cartouche for Egypt... Linda