Check out www.artlex.com and www.artchive.com as resources. Excellent info
and downloadable images.
I teach rhythm, line, shape, and pattern with Futurism/gesture drawing
short unit. In fact it was my intro unit to teaching middle school.
Duchamp, Giacomo (sp), Boccioni (examples of sculpture, painting, and
drawing) Kids get a chance to compare and talk about artworks. Discuss
terms. (I use a PowerPoint presentation for images and impact). Then apply
knowledge of how artists beginning constructing compositions and ideas with
quick gesture drawings. They enjoy drawing each other doing repeated
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> I am an art education graduate student at the University of Houston and
> preparing a second grade microteaching unit on 5 elements of design
> color, shape, pattern, and rhythm). Does anyone know of any web
> that might be helpful for me?
> Thanks, C. Trout
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