Materials | Paint

Pattern and Shading

THIS LESSON USES THE NYC BLUEPRINT LEARNING STANDARDS.
This lesson is part two of a three lesson unit designed to teach young students (first or second grade) about various types of line, and pattern . Students will build upon their previous knowledge of line to develop an awareness of pattern and shading.

Lines: Invisible Journeys

THIS LESSON USES THE NYC BLUEPRINT LEARNING STANDARDS.
This lesson is part one of a three lesson unit designed to teach young students (first or second grade) about various types of line, and texture. This lesson places emphasis on the movement students use to create lines by having them create visual roadmaps and follow them with gesture. The magic of their gesture will be reinforced as their invisible journeys are revealed to them through the technique of wax resist.

Many Chairs, One Table

Many Chairs, One Table

When a college student combines her studies in Art Education with a local high school, a large-scale sculptural work becomes the centerpiece.

Making Self-Portraits

A psychologically investigative examination and corresponding lesson dissect the purpose and meaning of self-portraiture.

Making Masks

Merging ancient and contemporary art, this lesson examines the significance of mask-making in the past and present. A great starting point to larger projects, or a fast exploration for the less patient.

Body Language Through Sculpture

Exploring gesture and movement using clay, this lesson was produced by a college student majoring in Art Education.

Hip Hop Dancers

New York City High school students explore movement and performance in this lesson, which explores urban vernacular dance.

A Haring Production

A Haring Production

This 7th grade class designed a stage set for their local job convention. Using Haring's bold and colorful style, they created emblems of various different occupations on large, free standing wood boards that were placed around the stage.

A Picture is Worth a Thousand Words

Haring Art Truck

Haring Art Truck

Students from this high school in Ohio painted a pickup truck inspired by Keith Haring's style.

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