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Picture of Abstract Art Assignment
This instructable is part of the "Teacher Contest". Please vote :)

The following instructable will walk you through an art project you can do with your students to help them learn or reaffirm a variety of visual art related theories and techniques. The instructable will walk you through the project itself; for information on how to present the lesson view the lesson plan file attached.

Learning Objectives:

• Learn about abstract art, the differences between abstract and representational art, terms such as geometric and organic shapes, and a selection of art history on the artist Kandinsky.

• Learn and apply a variety of watercolor painting techniques.

• Apply their knowledge of colour to a new independent assignment while learning about abstract art.

Step 1: What you will need...

Picture of What you will need...
- Paint brushes
- Watercolor paints
- Containers for painting water
- Paper towel
- Newsprint to cover tables
- Blank paper
- Saran wrap
- Pencils
- Erasers
- Rulers
- Black yarn
- Scissors
- White glue
- Glue sticks
- Lesson plan
- Power point file on Kandinsky
- Assignment handout
- Rubric
 
poofrabbit3 years ago
Very cool and good luck in the contest!
wilgubeast3 years ago
Thanks for including that rubric. That'll save somebody a lot of time. Great project, and I bet your students enjoy it.
amybelleteacher (author)  wilgubeast3 years ago
Your welcome and thank you! :) I hope someone can get good use out of it like I have. I find it particularly useful with high energy groups that thrive on step by step structured projects.
I like Kandinsky's work. Nice job!
Thanks! :)