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Flores de México

Lesson Plan

Description

Students will learn about the importance of flowers in Mexican culture and explore their portrayal in artists’ work. Students will explore various pen and ink techniques to create value and create black and white floral compositions.

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Areas of Study

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Lesson Objectives

Students will analyze how flowers have a significant meaning in Mexican culture.

Students will explore Mexican artists who feature flowers in their art.

Students will analyze how context influences the creation of art.

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Teaching Strategies

  • Discuss the importance of flowers in Mexican culture.
  • Introduce Mexican artists who feature flowers in their artwork.
  • Explain how context influences the creation of art.
  • Demonstrate various pen and ink techniques (cross-hatching, stippling, etc.) used to create value.

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National Standards


Create

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

VA:Cr2.1.6a

Reflect on whether personal artwork conveys the intended meaning and revise accordingly.

VA:Cr3.1.6a

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Time Requirements

Teacher Prep Time

40 minutes

Demonstration Time

35 minutes

Student Studio Time

2 hours and 40 minutes

Supplies and Materials

  • 9″ x 12″ Paper (drawing, mixed-media, Bristol, watercolor)
  • Ink Pens (0.2,0.3,0.5,0.7)
  • Pencil and eraser
  • Kneading eraser
  • Flowers (fresh, artificial, or photographs)
  • India Ink and brushes (optional)

National Standards


Create

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

VA:Cr2.1.6a

Reflect on whether personal artwork conveys the intended meaning and revise accordingly.

VA:Cr3.1.6a

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Steps

Explore Flowers in Mexican Art

Discuss Mexican artists who use flowers in their art and flowers commonly found in Mexico. Analyze how the context influenced the art’s creation.

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Ink Techniques

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Using Ink with Pens and Brushes

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Floral Imagery in Mexican Art

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Tips for Good Composition

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All About Value

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Worksheet

Hatching and Cross-Hatching Practice

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