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Genre: Introduction to Codes and Conventions

Genre: Introduction to Codes and Conventions

A Prezi presenatation for introducing students to the terminology of genre, codes and conventions and active tasks that students use to put knowledge into practice. Lesson can last between 1.5 hours to 3 hours depending on whether you wish students to complete the final task.
omilford
Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec - Art History - Post Impression - 187 Slides

Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec - Art History - Post Impression - 187 Slides

This is a complete presentation on Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec - Art History - Post Impressionism. THERE ARE MANY ACTUAL SLIDES FOR YOUR REVIEW ON THIS PAGE. THIS IS YOUR BEST INDICATION OF PRODUCT QUALITY. EXCERPT: Painting: Vincent van Gogh, Toulouse-Lautrec, 1888, oil, canvas Arguably the best portrait of van Gogh, as painted by an artist other than himself. Lautrec was 23 and van Gogh 34 when this was painted. Perhaps because of his own deformities, Lautrec was especially skilled in picking up slight nuances in a subject’s face or way of holding himself. Here he captures the inherent tenseness and anxiety which permeated van Gogh, even while he was relaxing with a friend. His body is leaning forward and his hands seem to be moving one over the other. The expression on his face is slightly tense, wary and watchful. A glass of absinthe is in front of him. Both he and Lautrec drank it together, one after the other. Today we know that absinthe is no more dangerous than any other alcohol. Back then, it was considered the most dangerous alcoholic beverage. EXCERPT: Painting: Streetwalker, 1890-91, Toulouse-Lautrec, oil, cardboard The prostitute Golden Helmet is the subject. The nickname refers to her hair. The sitting took place in the garden of Lautrec's neighbor in Montmartre. Lautrec avoided fantasy with his subject matter. Rather, he accurately reflected the circumstances surrounding his subjects. Lautrec and van Gogh were among the first artists to paint working class people and prostitutes differently from the artists before them. The prior way of depicting them was as types of people. Lautrec and van Gogh painted them as individuals instead. Many young women were drawn to Paris initially because they wanted to become stars like Jane Avril or La Goulue. When their hopes faded, they fell into prostitution instead. In the twentieth century, women would experience the same as they flocked to Hollywood instead.
carolirvin
Biographies of Notable People - Reading Comprehension Worksheets Bundle

Biographies of Notable People - Reading Comprehension Worksheets Bundle

This Reading Comprehension worksheets bundle is suitable for upper intermediate to proficient ESL learners. The texts narrate the life and work of a number of notable individuals from the world of politics, science and arts. After carefully reading each text, students are required to complete some comprehension exercises including: questions, gap filling exercises, True or False, character match and definitions matching exercises, word searches and crosswords. The vocabulary used in the text is rather advanced and can also be used for IGSCE, TOEFL or IELTS vocabulary building purposes. The handout can be completed in class or assigned for homework.
MariaPht
Hundertwasser, step by step

Hundertwasser, step by step

This unit of work was another massive success for my 13-14 year old students in which everyone produced highly competent artworks and really enjoyed the straightforward process. Even those who normally struggled with drawing were in their comfort zone here as Hundertwasser has his philosophy of "embracing your mistakes"! The three artworks will probably be completed in about 8 hours of art lessons, more or less depending on the students. We made a lovely display at the end which we called A Hundertwasser Extravaganza - much admired!
auriel
Design & Make a Board Game

Design & Make a Board Game

I've done this Design Technology project a few times now and it's always a winner - I've never known a class that wasn't absorbed by this so I'm really happy to be offering it to you. Students work in pairs (they can work individually if they wish). I've included the power point which details each step so the class can look at it together at the start of each session. I've also included a checklist so students can make sure they haven't forgotten anything along with a basic, student-friendly assessment sheet. I hope you have fun with it!
auriel
Positive and negative space drawing and collage lesson

Positive and negative space drawing and collage lesson

This is a lesson created for the start of a year 8 art project with the aim of developing students understanding of positive and negative space in preparation for a printing project. The lesson includes some discussion and starter activities which promote understanding of the basic elements of positive and negative space, and a final outcome designed to develop learners observational drawing skills and awareness of positive and negative space.
RSClifford
The light

The light

It is for understanding the importance of the light from our souls and from other sources of light.
opreaclaudia
Matisse Scissorhands: Henri, his cut-out phase and French vocabulary

Matisse Scissorhands: Henri, his cut-out phase and French vocabulary

Henri Matisse was a French artist who used colour dynamically and with passion. This lesson plan concentrates on his last artistic phase, cut-outs. Included in this pack are teacher's notes (background information, classroom activity and homework options), a powerpoint, homework options sheet, French vocabulary activity sheet and lastly a printable example sheet of shapes Matisse used. The cross-curricular themes are French and English. The lesson goes through colours in French and a few basic words that can be seen through Matisse's work. Within the homework options there is an option for an English writing assignment also. Due to copyright laws you will need to copy and paste three google images into the powerpoint. I have specified which cut-outs to use.
graceselousbull
How to draw: Water Pack

How to draw: Water Pack

A step-by-step 'how to' for drawing animals. I created these to use with my class for a project on Endangered animals. This is the 'Water' Pack. Includes 'how to draw' for the following animals: - Whale -Polar Bear - Otter - Turtles - Vaquita - Penguin
kellyhew1
How to draw: Savannah Pack

How to draw: Savannah Pack

A step-by-step 'how to' for drawing animals. I created these to use with my class for a project on Endangered animals. This is the 'Savannah' Pack. Includes 'how to draw' for the following animals: - Big Cat (Generic) - African Painted dog - Rhino - Eagle
kellyhew1