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Lesson Plans

Re: Advanced Art

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ricki fromkin (fromkinr)
Thu, 23 Sep 1999 22:53:37 -0400

Artalk1 wrote:
> HI! Thank you for all of your previous input.
> New question. New art teacher this year (first year ) and my advanced art
> class is not so advanced at all.. In fact they just think that they are
> awesome. Yes, some of them have great talent, but they have shown me that
> they can not have too much freedom when it comes to assignments.
> What lessons do you do with your advanced classes this early in the year,
> (that are challenging and exciting), yet are still valid learning
> experiences which seem like they have total freedom.... For the past 4 years
> they have been drawing only and really did much of what ever they wanted!!
> Their next lesson will be tonal drawings of popcorn on black cardstock and
> then creating a second drawing (colored pencil) out of the outline of the
> same popcorn. Kind of like what you see when you look up in the clouds....
> realism and then abstract....sound ok?
> Any ideas would be GREATLY appreciated.
> Thank you for all of your input.
> Artalk

Is this strictly a drawing class that you're teaching? If not, why not
mix things up a little with alesson on sculture, collage, graphic
design, printmaking, etc.