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Re:[teacherartexchange] Color Theory

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From: chris massingill (chris_massingill_at_TeacherArtExchange)
Date: Sun Feb 25 2007 - 08:58:09 PST


Marybeth,

do you have a copy of the worksheet that you use that
I could see? I teach 5th & 6th, but as this is only
our second year for elementary art in Arkansas, many
of my 6th graders lack basic knowledge of color
mixing, etc.

Thanks!

Chris
--- Marybeth Bortzfield <zbort@comcast.net> wrote:

> Hello,
> I have 3rd grade students create personal color
> wheels as in Helen D. Hume's
> book 'A Survival Kit for the Elementary/Middle
> School Art Teacher'. I give
> them a worksheet to check off the colors as they
> create them by section,
> Primary, Secondary, and Tertiary to keep track of
> what shapes they have
> painted in prior to assembling the wheel . They
> have so much fun creating
> the colors with only red, yellow and blue.
>
> As a follow-up lesson we study Wassily Kandinsky's
> work. I play all types
> of music and they interpret the movement with black
> paint. The following
> week they use their color-mixing knowledge and fill
> the canvas with color.
> (While the music plays of course!) Afterwards, they
> titled their paintings
> and I display them in the hallway. The students
> loved the lessons and the
> results were wonderful.
>
> P.S. Thank you to everyone who responded regarding
> early finishers, I
> appreciate all the helpful tips. I am glad to say
> it is not a common
> occurrence.
>
> mb
>
>
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