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Lesson Plans

Re: color painting lesson

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Mike Delaney (edelaney)
Sun, 15 Mar 1998 18:17:23 -0500

I have seen the color wheel paainted with the watch and watchband drawn
with pencil and value. The face of the watch is the color wheel. They can
design the face however they like and they have to show the primary,
secondary, and intermediat. The may paint the hands of the watch or the
background using neutrals.----------
> From: Laurann65 <Laurann65>
> To: mikema89
> Cc:
> Subject: Re: 6th grade painting lesson?
> Date: Saturday, March 14, 1998 2:37 PM
> We get tempera paint in liquid form in bottles that don't pour too
> Last year I bought some blastic bottles with a pointy top that pour
> you can even count the drops if you want to be scientific in the color
> Kids sit in groups of 4 to share the bottles and each kid gets their own
> palett. We do the traditional painted color wheel first.
> The next project is then doing some kind of painting, using the color
> skills:
> * I have had them do an 'under the sea' painting where they have to
> (1) have something overlap
> (2) have something 'fall off the paper'
> (3) fill the paper.
> We draw first with chalk. I usually have them all start with black to
> everything. Next they paint the water (we discuss the concept of
> space). Finally they get to mix their own colors to paint the rest ot
> picture.
> * I have my 5th graders doing a Matisse-like still-life, drawn first
> chalk, using black outlines etc..
> * I have another grade doing clown portraits showing mood by limiting
> color selection to cool or warm.
> It seems to me any subject matter would work well to reinforce the color
> mixing. I saw a kalideoscope project in an old Art & Activities magazine
> I'd have to look for it to get more details.
> :) Laura Allan