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Practical Art Activities
Elements of Art    LINE
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Elements of Art LINE

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The following files deal with the Art Element Line. Students describe lines found in man-made objects and natural forms. They observe line in artworks by John Constable, David Hockney, Paul Klee, Pablo Picasso and Wassily Kandinsky. Several Art appreciation worksheets, collage making and drawing activities are also included. 10 more pages added- Abstract Line Collage Self-Reflection Revision worksheet What is Line? Creating a Class Line Collage and Class Line Collage Activity Checklist Observing and responding to artworks by Lowry and Vincent van Gogh
Portrait Collage
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Portrait Collage

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Instructions to make a portrait Collage inspired by the artworks of artists Pablo Picasso and Paul Klee.
PAUL KLEE INSPIRED ART
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PAUL KLEE INSPIRED ART

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Students learn about Paul Klee’s painting Park near Lu. They create an artwork using warm and cool colours as well as the letters of their name. Worksheets are provided to record information about the artist and to describe art elements of line and colour that Paul Klee used in Park near Lu. Instructions to create an artwork are also included.
POP ART   LICHTENSTEIN AND WARHOL ART ACTIVITES
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POP ART LICHTENSTEIN AND WARHOL ART ACTIVITES

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Pop Art Activities After observing selected art works by Roy Lichtenstein and Andy Warhol, students produce a still life collage and a computer generated image. Instructions on how to make a collage and how to create a new social media logo are included in this file.
Van Gogh & Matisse  Interiors Line and Colour
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Van Gogh & Matisse Interiors Line and Colour

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The following files include Art Appreciation worksheets related to two interiors and a painting activity for Years 4,5 and 6. Students observe and respond to paintings by Vincent Van Gogh and Henri Matisse. They compare the art elements of line and colour and write a description about one of the images. During the art making session the students draw and paint a Matisse inspired interior. Finally the class find out more information about the artists by using books or suitable websites to answer several questions which include place of birth, art movements and influences. They also complete a time line worksheet.
Picasso Line and Shape
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Picasso Line and Shape

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Year 4- 6 students observe and respond to a drawing by Pablo Picasso and an African mask. Page 1. Internet links to images , learning focus and procedure. Page 2. Student worksheet deals with describing types of lines and shapes used in the artworks and making comparisons between the two images.
Matisse Inspired Collage
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Matisse Inspired Collage

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Instructions to create a paper collage inspired by the cutout artworks of the artist Henri Matisse. Images and step by step instructions on how to make a collage from a spoon shape.
ABSTRACT COLOURING
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ABSTRACT COLOURING

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Practical independent activities for upper primary school students. Line abstract designs for early finishers in the visual art class. There are 16 different designs and 2 sample artworks. Ideas on various ways to use the templates are also included.
The Visual Arts Observing Creating Reflecting
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The Visual Arts Observing Creating Reflecting

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1. ART ANALYSIS WORKSHEET ( graphic organiser) While analysing art works, students record observations and information related to the art elements, art principles, style, technical skills, energy states, mood and emotional states. This can be used as a preliminary activity to write an art critique. 2. DALI INSPIRED PASTEL DRAWING After studying The Elephants by Salvador Dali, students create their own Surrealist artwork. 3. ARTWORK REFLECTION WORKSHEET Students evaluate their own artwork.
Colour and Shape
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Colour and Shape

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1. Autumn Leaves Collage. This art activity involves mixing primary colours to make secondary colours then using the painted paper to create a leaf collage. 2. Process samples and animal collage.
Still Life Collage
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Still Life Collage

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These Art activities are a culmination of the study of works by Seurat, Monet and Van Gogh and their painting techniques. During the first art session, students experiment with different brush strokes. The following activity involves cutting shapes from the painted sheets of paper and arranging them on a large piece of cardboard to create a class mural.
KANDINSKY INSPIRED ART
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KANDINSKY INSPIRED ART

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Instructions to create an oil pastel, inspired by the artworks of Wassily Kandinsky. This practical art activity is designed for the upper primary class and focuses on line and colour.