Students will research and analyze the progression of floral art and compare and contrast other floral art with Adrianne Hawthorne’s works. Students will capture emotion through color and create an acrylic painting of flowers and plants inspired by Adrianne Hawthorn.
Students will research and analyze floral art in history.
Students will analyze how the art of Adrianne Hawthorne can connect to emotion.
Students will develop a palette of colors and patterns that communicate emotion.
Explain and describe how floral art has evolved through history.
Facilitate student interpretation of Adrianne Hawthorne’s style, providing connections to art history and emotion.
Describe how patterns and color can connect to emotion.
Demonstrate techniques for creating a floral acrylic painting.
Teacher Prep Time
Student Studio Time
4 hours and 40 minutes
Supplies and Materials
Images of artwork by Adrianne Hawthorne
Pencil and eraser
Canvas or support
Brushes and water cup
Flowers (fresh, artificial, or photographs)
Discover, Compare, and Contrast
Discuss how images of flowers have changed in artwork over time. Interpret the artwork of Adrianne Hawthorn and compare and contrast her style with other floral artworks in history. Discuss how pattern and color connect with emotions in Hawthorn's art.
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