International Dot Day Lesson Plan - International Dot Day, a celebration of creativity, courage and collaboration. THE DOT, by Peter Reynolds, 2003 This lesson plan celebrates International Dot Day with a student art exhibition based on the color study Farbstudie Quadrate, by the French Expressionist, Wassily Kandinsky, well known for his color theory. Students are introduced to the experimentation with color mixing, and create a piece of art to be part of a large, collaborative exhibit…
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Start your year of artistically with this fun and enriching activity. Here is an art project to identify your student's desks. With this project, each student is shown how to create their name in the manner of Roméro Britto. You will also find an exercise sheet to work with patterns (called 'LES MOTIFS', free in my boutique). At the end of this document you will see other resources to add colour to your classroom, as well as other projects for the beginning of the school year.
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Some students begin a project with enthusiasm, but are unable to maintain this for the duration of their project. Abby’s A2 Coursework submission remains detailed and comprehensive throughout. Keeping to a consistent presentation style, Abby produces page after page of beautiful visual and written investigation.
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Frida Kahlo artist research by artist Abby Hope Skinner. This section of Abby’s Coursework project shows first-hand responses to subject matter (self-portraits of herself in the style of Frida Kahlo, posing with a cat, dog and plants). The photographs of her work in progress are captivating (normally these are not required; in this case they provide stunning evidence that under-drawings have been sketched entirely by hand, with proportions gauged by eye).
These sketchbook pages and accompanying prep sheet show the development of ideas for a mask and photographic study. It is important to note that working in other creative disciplines (such as sculpture and photography) can inject welcome variety into a Painting and Related Media project and can help inform and influence subsequent drawings and paintings (see below).
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