Students will explore the principle of movement through layering images of repetitive shapes to demonstrate motion. Students will make decisions about layers, design, organization, and presentation as they develop a watercolor painting.
Students will develop an image that represents motion.
Students will organize images to demonstrate movement.
Students will create a watercolor resist.
Facilitate a discussion on the principle of art - MOVEMENT.
Discuss how repetition can be used to represent movement.
Demonstrate how to create and use a template.
Provide feedback and support while students explore techniques.
Teacher Prep Time
Student Studio Time
Supplies and Materials
Various videos of dancers in motion from various music genres
9”x12” watercolor paper
Pencil with eraser
Cup with water for paint
Watercolor paint and brushes
Paper and/or board for presenting (frames, matte, etc.)
Brainstorm and Sketch
Compare videos of dancers in motion from various dance genres.
Compare dancer movements from different genres. Discuss how the dancer interprets music as a movement.
Discuss how to convey a dancer's movements through drawing.
Brainstorm and sketch ideas of dancers in motion.
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