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The Open Lesson Plan For All ~ Regular Ed. & Special Ed.; April 19 - 23
Do Your Own Thing is a lesson plan that opens up your creativity to your world. You are able to explore your personal interests, and / or utilize the abilities of those in your home enviroment during the remote learning time. So, GO FOR IT! Have fun, and explore art in every day of your life, and finding art in everyday activities. This is the lesson for the week, however you may choose to do any lesson plan I have on my website. You may scroll down the articles, press "load more," and see even more lessons to choose from. Your choice - your art. Remember to use art words in making what you are doing - art. The article in my news or home page that runs down middle of the page entitled: "The Fundamentals of Art: Elements & Principles" would be very helpful to you.
My Recommended Art Project for all classes after spring break April 14 -17
If you click onto my "news" or my "Home" pages of this website, you will find an article on projects entitled: "Color Wheel With Found Objects At Home (Lesson Plan For All Ages / Grades)." There are also adaptations that may be taken for Special Education / Special Needs students. This is a great project for the week of April 14 - 17, or anytime. Student may also substiute this for a different project. More projects displayed if you scroll down webpage on Home or new pages and press "add more" at bottom of page. Lots of projects to choose from!
My Recommended Art Projects for all classes March 30 through April 2nd
If you click onto my "news" or my "Home" pages of this wedsite, you will find an article on projects entitled: "Contour Line Drawingof Shoe / Shoes ~ 1st / 2nd grades, 3rd through 5th gades, and Special Education / Special Needs," projects. This is a great project for the week of March 30 - April 2nd (or anytime). It's in the middle of the page, where you may scroll up or down to the article of projects of contour drawings of shoes. For more information on "Contour Line Drawing," or on "Contour Line," then you may scroll down farther to these additional articles.
Great Time for Art Time with Grandparents, Parents, Siblings, and Caretaker
During break is the perfect time to utilize the art abilities of your loved ones. Does Great Grandparent do nature drawings, calligraphy, quilting, wood whittling? Does Grandparent knit, crochet, do photography,? Does your parent paint, make ceramics, create crafts, like to play art games? Does your sibling / siblings like to draw cars, houses, animals, do 1 point perspective, draw cartoons? It's amazing what we can learn from those we love.
Corona Virus Student Break / How to contact your art teacher - Mrs. Borjon
Art Lesson plans on this page. The projects will not be turned in or graded (nor will it be counted as extra credit), however the project will benefit the student personally. Please feel free to email Mrs. Borjon with any art questions or concerns at: firstname.lastname@example.org
Color Wheel Theory Makes Your Color Mixing Even Prettier!!
(>) Remember color goes in a circular wheel , so there is not a beginning color. However, Red is next to Orange, Orange is next to Yellow, Yellow is next Green, Green is next to Blue, Blue is next to Purple, and Purple is next to Red. So Any Color next to each other will mix pretty! >) There are 3 special colors that are one of a kind (nothing you mix can make them). They are yellow, red, and blue. These are called PrimaryColors. >) When you mix 2 primary colors together they will make a Secondary Color, so you know these will mix pretty! So 1 + 1 = 2. Red + Yellow = Orange, Red + Blue = Purple, and Blue + Yellow = Green. >) Black and White (mixed make gray) are not on the color wheel, they are Values of light to dark. So you can mix with any color. Tints are when white is mixed with a color. Example: Mix red with white and it makes pink. Mix blue with white and it makes sky blue. Shades are when black is mixed with a color. Example: Mix blue with black and it makes navy. Mix blue with red and it makes maroon. )> Brown is what happens when you mix opposite colors on the color wheel - don't mix opposite colors on color wheel they make mud (Use a pretty brown instead, may put other colors in that brown to mix pretty). Note: Brown and white make tan. Colors opposite on color wheel Look Great Next to other, but don't mix! In fact they are the greatest contrast and called Complimentary Colors. They are: red is opposite green, blue is opposite orange, and yellow is opposite purple.
Due to the Corona Virus / A Fun Creativity Project that may be done at home
My Recommended Art Project for Regular Education of All Ages and Special Education / Special Needs; Two Week Project. Part 1: March 16 - 20, and Part 2: March 23 - 27 . 1). Name on back of art / Grade. Great for all ages - elementary through high school (Fun for adults too)! May use on typing paper, school paper, anything you have at home. May use any materials you have at home (crayons, colored pencils, ink pens...). This project may be easier if you begin with regular pencil with eraser, then switch to colored materials. 2) This is an adaption of a psychological creativity test - The Torrance Test of Creativity (In their test it would be timed, and they are looking for all the creative details). No timing in our project! Have fun with it try to make each circle drawing as different as you can from other circles on your page. One rule: student may draw as they like inside the circle, but any lines added outside the circle need to touch that circle. 3) Trace around an object the size of a quarter or a little larger 12 times on a paper (space circles out - so you will see 12 circles on front of your paper. If you are a special needs student you may make less circles and make them bigger - or just one large circle, tracing around a cereal bowl (caregiver can ask them what things are made out of the circle shape / or have them practice making a happy face in the large circle (ask them where are your eyes to self then to paper, etc.). 4) Regular Ed. think what is circle shaped? Examples: Clock, teapot (add spout and handle - extra detail creativing would be like a drop of tea coming out, elephant head (add ears ouside, truck coming out), inner part of a flower (added creativity may be a bee on the flower), unicycle wheel with rider on top,... 5) Work will not be turned in or graded, however this will be both fun and creative. As an art teacher I recommend: 1st week at home in March: Trace circles on paper, with regular pencil do creativity on each circle. 2nd week at home in March: Think extra details, color in neatly with crayons, colored pencils or whatever you have. Be neat! Think color mixing - color wheel. See additional color blurg on this!
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