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Monochromatic Animal Portraits

Lesson Plan

Description

Students will learn about monochromatic colors and how to create tints, tones, and shades. Using a digital application, students will explore the palette and an animal using monochromatic colors. Students will evaluate their art and create a plan to present the art digitally.

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Areas of Study

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Lesson Objectives

Students will examine monochromatic colors and how to create tints, tones, and shades.

Students will research and create a portrait of an animal of their choice.

Students will experiment with the tools in the drawing and create custom colors.

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Teaching Strategies

  • Explain monochromatic colors and how tones, tints, and shades are created.
  • Discuss the variety of animals that can be used for artwork inspiration and how to research them safely.
  • Model how to simplify the face of an animal to basic shapes and create a composition.
  • Demonstrate the digital drawing application and tools.

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National Standards


Create

Elaborate on an imaginative idea.

VA:Cr1.1.3a

Explore and invent art-making techniques and approaches.

VA:Cr2.1.4a

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Time Requirements

Teacher Prep Time

10 minutes

Demonstration Time

20 minutes

Student Studio Time

1 hour

Supplies and Materials

  • Digital device (tablet, computer)
  • Digital drawing application
  • Drawing mouse or stylus
  • Pencil
  • Sketch paper

National Standards


Create

Elaborate on an imaginative idea.

VA:Cr1.1.3a

Explore and invent art-making techniques and approaches.

VA:Cr2.1.4a

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Steps

Discuss Monochromatic Colors and Draw Animal Portrait

Discuss how monochromatic colors are tints, tones, and shades of a color. Discuss how to stay safe on the internet while researching an animal. Use the internet to select and sketch an animal for a digital portrait.

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Tints, Tones, and Shades

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Color Schemes

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Guide to Digital Citizenship

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How to Curate a Virtual Art Show

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