Name That Art---Each student started the project by drawing a bold and page-filling design of their name. Each name was then divided into 16 squares, and cut apart. The name instantly became 16 tiny abstract designs featuring positive and negative space.
Digication e-Portfolio :: Betsy Morningstar :: 7th Grade Artwork
Zentangle flowers with tempera-value background...To grow an idea off of this one, you could take an image, split it up into a grid, give each part of the grid to a student, draw out the outline and draw appropriate tangle within each part of the grid that matches the value of the picture
Zentangle flowers with tempera-value background
artisan des arts: Hand dyed paper with silhouettes - grade 5/6
8th grade lesson
"Dreaming out Loud" by Donna Heart. I like this as inspiration for a collaborative class project. Create painted papers, cut and mount on a large canvas.
Math, Geometry & Art. This site provides links to a very large number of sites for teaching students how to make origami forms, tessellating shapes, cubes, pyramids, prisms, polyhedra, tetrahedra, rhombic dodecahedra, icosahedron globes, geodesic domes & buckyballs. Incredible site . . . making math an art & art mathematical.
modular folded paper stars; video here, diagrams at http://homebylinn.blogspot.com/2011/11/papirstjerne-slik-lagar-du-den.html?spref=fb Use google translate if you have any trouble, but photos are clear advent, paper wreaths, origami paper, christmas decorations, garlands, folded paper stars, paper chains, paper crafts, diy paper
So the teacher makes the overall design then the kids sit at a table and fill it in? Sounds like a great idea for a bulletin board project getting all the kids involved and on display schools, bulletin board, collaborative art project, art class, group art project, oil pastels, teacher, high school art, group projects
Pastel graffiti collaboration
Art Lesson: Ribbon Letters-- excellent 3 D value exercise
Birds - give students the paper with the branch already drawn and they do the rest - then it will fit together into a group mural. Tiles?