Art Lesson Plans Oct 1-5

Art 1


Cartoon Grid

*Students will divide a cartoon with 1/4 ” grid on top. They will measure off the 1/4 ” along all four sides.
*Next, students will connect the marks with a ruler and draw a line. This will create a grid acroos the cartoon.
*They will then label their grid a-? on the top and 1-? on the sides.
*Students will then measure off their large paper either 1 1/4, 1 1/2, etc grid on
the sheet of 12x 18 paper. The size depends on the size of the cartoon.
*Next, they will create a grid using which ever size is best for their cartoon (remember to measure all 4 sides so that your squares are even)
*Students need to label their large sheet of paper so it matches their cartoon.
*Students will begin drawing square by square.
*Once, students have completed their drawing they will outline their cartoon in black sharpie, then erase their grid.
*Students will the color their cartoon grid with colored pencils.
*Cartoons need to staple their small cartoon to their large one.

Face Features

Students will begin drawing eyes, nose, mouth and ears from a step by step worksheet.

We will then work on a frontal view of the face to learn the correct proportions

Art 2

Construction Paper Silhouette

*Students will draw a scene, person, animal, etc on a white sheet of paper
*Next, students will have to decide what will stay the black construction paper and what will be cut out.
*They will then lay there pattern on top of the black construction paper and use an x acto knife to cut out the areas that will have color behind them
*Glue colored construction paper to the black


Students will select a photograph of an animal
*Next, students will draw the photograph, working out the elements of the composition and lighting
*Trace over their drawing on their scratchboard to make an impression of their image.
*Decide and experiment with the textures you will use within the different objects. Try the textures out on a piece of scrap board.
*Now you are ready to start scratching . Do not out line your image. Begin by building a faint values around or within an object with dots or short dashes.
*As you work you will gradually begin to build lighter values. Pay close attention to how the light falls on your photograph. You must establish a light source.

Art 3

Panty Hose Sculpture

*Drill 2 holes in the top of the wood scrap square the same width as the coat hanger wire. Drill the holes about 2-3″ apart and almost all the way through the wood.
*Bend the wire into an interesting form. Push the 2 ends of the formed wire into the holes in the wood, one end in each hole.
*Carefully pull a knee high stocking over the wire form. The stocking can be carefully pulled over the wood base as well.
*First coat of glue: Coat the sculpture with the thinned glue using a foam brush. Let Dry
*You will need an additional 4 to 5 coats of glue to harden the stocking.
*Next, students will ad color to their sculpture with acrylic paint.

Art 4

Tape Sculptures

*Students will choose a partner
*Next, they each choose a pose to create and decide who will go first
* they will wrap the first layer sticky layer out
*next they will wrap 2-3 layers sticky in
* they will do arms, legs, torso, hips and then I will help with the head
*After all pieces are complete they begin to assemble and then begin on their partners sculpture.

Supplies: pencils, drawing paper, paint, rulers, acrylic paint, packing tape, colored pencils, , extra fine tip sharpies, rulers, colored pencils, glue, worksheets, xacto knives, pantyhose, wood, glue,

Modifications: Extended time for completion of assignment

Teks: 1.b, 2.b, 2.c, 3.c

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