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Abstract Identity Landscapes

Lesson Plan

Description

Students will reflect on social, cultural, historical, and personal life as they create a landscape painting that expresses self-identity through colors inspired by emotion. They will show how line and mark making can express mood and movement in an artwork.

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Areas of Study

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Lesson Objectives

Students will reflect on social, cultural, historical, and personal life with artmaking.

Students will explore the artwork and life of Helen Frankenthaler.

Students will brainstorm the qualities of their identity.

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Teaching Strategies

  • Facilitate a discussion about artists who are inspired by social, cultural, historical, and personal life.
  • Introduce the artwork and life of Helen Frankenthaler and explain how color and emotions can be connected to identity.
  • Describe and discuss how composition can provide a framework for mood and identity in an artwork.
  • Introduce how emotions are displayed through colors and mark making.

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National Standards


Create

Shape an artistic investigation of an aspect of present-day life using a contemporary practice of art or design.

VA:Cr1.2.Ia

Choose from a range of materials and methods of traditional and contemporary artistic practices to plan works of art and design.

Acc.VA:Cr1.2

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Time Requirements

Teacher Prep Time

15 minutes

Demonstration Time

20 minutes

Student Studio Time

3 hours and 40 minutes

Supplies and Materials

  • Picture-taking device or landscape photos
  • Photo editing app
  • Sketch paper
  • Pencil & eraser
  • Painting support (canvas, board, paper, etc.)
  • Paint (acrylic or oil)
  • Paintbrushes
  • Water cup

National Standards


Create

Shape an artistic investigation of an aspect of present-day life using a contemporary practice of art or design.

VA:Cr1.2.Ia

Choose from a range of materials and methods of traditional and contemporary artistic practices to plan works of art and design.

Acc.VA:Cr1.2

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Steps

Explore Color, Mood, & Identity

Discuss the artwork of Helen Frankenthaler. Analyze how color and composition create a framework for the mood in an artwork. Consider how mark making, color, and emotions can be connected to identity.

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Instructional Materials

Worksheet

Emotional Color Pairing

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Reference

Parts of a Landscape

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Adding Details To A Landscape

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Reference

The Emotion of Color

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Artist Bio

Helen Frankenthaler

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Summative

Create Reflection Rubric

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