Drawing, painting and 3D art work
We will work on two lessons this month starting with a lesson created by the Art of Education called “Color Wheel Fish.” The second lesson was created by Blick Art Materials called “Start with a Circle,” sample above.
Learning objective: Use colour to create balance and harmony in our art.
Skills development: Cutting, pasting, drawing, using symmetry and developing neat work habits.
We will divide simple coloured circles in half, a fourth, sixths or eighths, assemble the pieces on graphed paper to make geometric art. Students will number the grid and use it to create a symmetrical composition. This lesson can be as simple as arranging circles and semi-circles for younger children and more advanced students use smaller sectors to create geometric patterns in their art.
As parts of a circle overlap and interact with each other, the art becomes more complex, and so does the math. Intersecting lines form right, acute, and obtuse angles.
Use the primary colours to mix secondary and intermediate colours.
Drawing simple shapes within a rectangle, neat cutting and pasting.