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High School Art Lessons (9-12)

New lessons to try for grades 9-12

tesselated watercolor landscape painting, Grade 9

abstract art using transparencies, rubbing alcohol and alcohol-based ink

class was given the task of taking animals and turning them into woven strips. Grade 11

we took photographs of students posing as if they were erasing their faces. The students cut out an area of the photograph, glued the remaining portion of the photo onto paper, and used pencil to draw the missing portion of their faces.

great tips and examples for drawing with a ball point pen

abstract chalk/glue landscapes- gr.9

Mixed Media Painting- value still life painting on collaged newspaper background Grade 10

1 pt Perspective: Mixed Media Collage- Gr.9

Students learned the names of the major bones of the human body and drew from observation using small, 24 scale models of the human skeleton. They were to focus on correct proportions and using value to create the illusion of three dimensions.

Beyond The Border- watercolours and India ink- Gr.11

The student will use observational skills to draw a section of the skeleton model. They are to think in the terms of shape and form. The student will use a water base marker to outline then apply a wet brush to render the bones.

Charcoal drawing/wrench. Class project drawing 'tools' after researching the work of Pop Artist Jim Dine. Grade 9

Magazine page strips for background

Paper Lace and Layers- 3 layers of paper

fabulous three-color Collograph printing lesson has great photos and simple materials!!!!

Lino-prints inspired by the German Expressionist group "Die Brücke" Grade 9

This site has a very comprehensive syllabus, as well as individual units

Making Batik Fabric with melted wax crayons- looks time-consuming but the results are worth it.