Middle school art projects
Art Scavenger Hunt. I love this idea for the end of the year!g
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Im convinced all students love to eat... This is a fun activity for my Art 1 students after we learn color theory. Edible color wheels. A box of vanilla wafers, food coloring and white icing. Yum!
The Lost Sock : Textured Monsters inspired by Maurice Sednak's Where the WIld Things Are
Monochromatic or analogous colors for the background. Darkest colors at the top, changing to lightest. Once painted and dried, went over with black tempera paint to create a silhouette of a tree. They needed at least 5 combinations of colors varying from dark to light for swirls. Then start adding them in layers (D to L)from the top of the sky, middle, to the bottom. They chose contrasting color combination for the foreground and tree branches. Last, gold paint to show direction of light
Colorful and creative Decorative Line Animals. Art project to go with any of the Apologia Zoology books. #homeschool Art Teacher Blog - A Space to Create:
Decorative Line Animals - A Space to Create
The Calvert Canvas: Adventures in Middle School Art!: 7th Grade. Also a teacher who expands the preconceived art notions. Students clearly enjoy the projects and the blog owner has valuable experience working with a diverse group of students.
First week of school oil pastel seascapes I did in cunjunction with the social studies teachers for my 6th grade art class. They had to choose a tropical, arctic, or mediterranean location and find the coordinates, then do a seascape for that location. They're beautiful!!
The Lost Sock : Blow you mind... or burst your bubble... or just BLOW BUBBLES!
7th grade Rousseau inspired tempera batik
Theresa McGee - 2-Point Perspective Tree House Grade Level(s): 6th and up
keith haring inspired shadow chalk drawing | Art in the Middle...school: Guys on the Ground
one of the coolest art projects I've seen! High school art students looked at a class of kinders' monster drawings and in turn create monster figures and packaging and send them back to the kinders.
Degas Movement Figures; I already do the aluminum foil figure lesson, but I like how it's attached to the background instead of having it free standing; easier to keep in their portfolio, too! :)