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Re: Painting unit in high school


From: Esa Tipton (tmtartseducation_at_TeacherArtExchange)
Date: Tue May 14 2002 - 12:38:59 PDT

Have you considered breaking some of these projects
into skills you expect to be demonstrated and let
students decide the subject matter and how they
interpret them?


--- Maggie Tucker <> wrote:
> I do a value scale exercise; a color mixing
> exercise; a brush-stroke excercise; then follow with
> painting geometric shapes three-dimensionally (cast
> shadows, highlights). After that we paint still
> life objects, with one objective per day:
> background, foreground, laying in shadows; refining
> color, shape and shadow. Takes about two to three
> weeks @ 55 minute daily classes.

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