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Experiments in Resists

Lesson Plan

Description

Students will explore various types of resists and experiment in their sketchbooks with a variety of media. They will reflect on what they learned from their material studies that could be used in future artwork.

Level

Areas of Study

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Lesson Objectives

Students will experiment with different types of resists.

Students will explore the ways artists use sketchbooks to overcome creative blocks.

Students will develop a collection of ideas in sketchbooks that incorporate resists and layering materials.

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Teaching Strategies

  • Demonstrate using different types of resists with a variety of media.
  • Prompt students to explore and reflect on ways artists use sketchbooks to overcome creative blocks.
  • Guide students to develop a collection of ideas in sketchbooks that incorporate resists and layering materials.
  • Facilitate student reflections on the outcome and applying new skills to future work.

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National Standards


Create

Apply methods to overcome creative blocks.

VA:Cr1.1.7a

Demonstrate openness in trying new ideas, materials, methods, and approaches in making works of art and design.

VA:Cr2.1.6a

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Time Requirements

Teacher Prep Time

15 minutes

Demonstration Time

40 minutes

Student Studio Time

2 hours and 30 minutes

Supplies and Materials

  • Sketchbook
  • Watercolor and acrylic paint
  • Paintbrushes
  • Cup of water
  • Tape and stencil paper
  • Plastic wrap and masking fluid
  • Crayons
  • Black pen or permanent marker

National Standards


Create

Apply methods to overcome creative blocks.

VA:Cr1.1.7a

Demonstrate openness in trying new ideas, materials, methods, and approaches in making works of art and design.

VA:Cr2.1.6a

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Steps

Discuss Sketchbooks and Learn About Resists

Discuss the ways artists use sketchbooks to explore materials, develop new methods, and overcome creative blocks. Learn about the different types of resists. Hypothesize and discuss the uses, strengths, and obstacles of each type of resist.

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Instructional Materials

Anchor Chart

Types of Resist

Resource
Manage Material
  • Pre-K to 3rd Grade
  • FLEX 3rd Grade - 1st Edition Scope and Sequence (Copy)
  • Line
  • Color
  • Shape
  • Contrast
  • 3D
  • Drawing I - Sample Class (Copy)
  • Still Life
  • Portraiture
  • Abstraction
  • Architecture
  • Beginning Exercises
  • Community
  • Identity
  • Test Unit
  • Unit 10
  • Unit 10
  • Sub Plans (Copy)
  • Kindergarten sub plans
  • 1st grade sub plans
  • 2nd grade sub plans
  • 3rd grade sub plans
  • 4th grade sub plans
  • 5th grade sub plans
  • 6th grade sub plans
  • 7th grade sub plans
  • 8th grade sub plans
  • High School- Proficient sub plans
  • High School- Accomplished sub plans
  • High School- Advanced sub plans
  • FLEX Kindergarten Sample Class (Copy)
  • Line
  • Shape
  • Texture
  • Color
  • 3D Texture
  • Kindergarten Art on a Cart
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Flex Literacy Guide

Resource
Manage Material
  • Pre-K to 3rd Grade
  • FLEX 3rd Grade - 1st Edition Scope and Sequence (Copy)
  • Line
  • Color
  • Shape
  • Contrast
  • 3D
  • Drawing I - Sample Class (Copy)
  • Still Life
  • Portraiture
  • Abstraction
  • Architecture
  • Beginning Exercises
  • Community
  • Identity
  • Test Unit
  • Unit 10
  • Unit 10
  • Sub Plans (Copy)
  • Kindergarten sub plans
  • 1st grade sub plans
  • 2nd grade sub plans
  • 3rd grade sub plans
  • 4th grade sub plans
  • 5th grade sub plans
  • 6th grade sub plans
  • 7th grade sub plans
  • 8th grade sub plans
  • High School- Proficient sub plans
  • High School- Accomplished sub plans
  • High School- Advanced sub plans
  • FLEX Kindergarten Sample Class (Copy)
  • Line
  • Shape
  • Texture
  • Color
  • 3D Texture
  • Kindergarten Art on a Cart
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Reflection

Reflection: Experiment and Apply

Assessment
Manage Material
  • Pre-K to 3rd Grade
  • FLEX 3rd Grade - 1st Edition Scope and Sequence (Copy)
  • Line
  • Color
  • Shape
  • Contrast
  • 3D
  • Drawing I - Sample Class (Copy)
  • Still Life
  • Portraiture
  • Abstraction
  • Architecture
  • Beginning Exercises
  • Community
  • Identity
  • Test Unit
  • Unit 10
  • Unit 10
  • Sub Plans (Copy)
  • Kindergarten sub plans
  • 1st grade sub plans
  • 2nd grade sub plans
  • 3rd grade sub plans
  • 4th grade sub plans
  • 5th grade sub plans
  • 6th grade sub plans
  • 7th grade sub plans
  • 8th grade sub plans
  • High School- Proficient sub plans
  • High School- Accomplished sub plans
  • High School- Advanced sub plans
  • FLEX Kindergarten Sample Class (Copy)
  • Line
  • Shape
  • Texture
  • Color
  • 3D Texture
  • Kindergarten Art on a Cart
Create a Unit
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