I wanted an easy way to teach the elements of art to my 6th graders.
I decided to use hands to get them started.
Hands are easy to trace and they are personal to each child.
So, all of these lessons begin the same...
Tracing your hand.
OP ART HANDS
Go here to view this lesson on my school web-page...
Need previous knowledge of Value and color blending to do this lesson.
drawing in texture
Begining the value with darker colors...
Applying lighter colors on top of texture for 3-d appearance.
COOL and WARM COLORS
All cool and warm hands were used to make an Art Banner for the hallway.
ILLUMINATED HANDS using Value
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