This special needs-friendly art curriculum is designed to foster a love for art and creativity in every student. This special needs-friendly approach ensures that all students can fully participate and enjoy the course. The lessons are designed with diverse learning styles in mind, incorporating visual aids, hands-on activities, and auditory cues to facilitate comprehension and engagement.
It offers a diverse range of engaging lessons that will introduce students to the world of art history, watercolor, mixed media, and drawing. This special needs-friendly approach ensures that all students can fully participate and enjoy the course.
By the end of this course, students will have not only expanded their knowledge of art history but also developed essential artistic skills in watercolor, mixed media, and drawing. They will have gained a deeper appreciation for the world of art and their own creative potential, leaving them inspired and empowered to continue their artistic journey.
Teacher tools include:
Timeline for the course
Accommodations at a glance document (an easy-to-use tool that helps you easily accommodate the unique needs and abilities of each student.)
Elements of Art worksheets (supplement lessons, use as sub lessons or as early finisher work.)
Art History Lessons:
Gustav Klimt's Tree of Life (Watercolor)
Romare Bearden Mixed Media (Mixed Media)
Wassily Kandinsky's Art through Music (Chalk Pastels)
Through a combination of activities, hands-on projects, and immersive learning experiences, students will embark on a journey to explore the rich tapestry of art history. They will delve into the works of renowned artists such as Romare Bearden, Wassily Kandinsky, and Gustav Klimt, discovering the fascinating stories behind their masterpieces.
Abstract Color Wheel
Abstract Color Exploration
Watercolor Technique Animals
In the watercolor segment, students will learn the fundamentals of this versatile medium. They will explore various techniques such as washes, wet-on-wet, and glazing to create stunning and vibrant paintings. Through step-by-step guidance and experimentation, students will develop their skills and gain confidence in their artistic abilities.
Mixed Media Lessons
Mixed Media Techniques Demonstration Video
Romare Bearden Mixed Media
Mixed Media Teabag Art
The mixed media section of the course will encourage students to think outside the box and embrace their creativity. They will have the opportunity to combine different materials, such as paints, collage elements, found objects, and more, to create unique and visually captivating artworks. This exploration of mixed media will stimulate their imagination and enable them to express themselves in innovative ways.
Emotion of Line Compositions
Shading Impossible Shapes
Microscopic Cell Sculptures
Students will learn various drawing techniques, including creating emotion through line, upside-down drawing, and shading. They will also have the chance to experiment with different drawing tools, such as graphite pencils and pastels, to develop their personal style.
Element of Texture
Element of Value
Element of Color
Element of Space
Element of Shape
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