Art Classes: Level IV


Level IV-Art Lesson 1: The Ukrainian Face With Hidden Surprises


Learn to draw a face that has birds, hands, fish, and other pictures hidden in it

Art Lesson Description:

At one moment the original painting looks like a face, but when you look again, you suddenly see two birds, two hands, and several fish!  Drawing these birds-that-become-a-face is fun and easy, especially since there are opportunities to add your own hidden secrets.  The lesson also provides an opportunity to study symmetry and asymmetry.

The lesson asks students to choose a palette of analogous colors from their set of oil pastels.  Blending the pastels with a pencil eraser creates a finish similar to an oil painting, and makes the finished work impressive.  Have fun creating your own visual surprises as you draw!

THIS LESSON IS OFFERED IN BOTH VIDEO AND POWERPOINT FORMATS


List of Supplies for Each Student:

  • 1 warm-up for the face with hidden surprises
  • 1 fine point black magic marker
  • 1 eraser on an ordinary pencil
  • 1 sheet of  11" x 14” drawing paper
  • 1 set of oil pastels (can be shared)

Suggestions for Cross-Curricular Connections:


Approximate Time to Complete the Art Class:

  • Introduction through guided drawing: 30 minutes
  • Finishing the drawing: 60 minutes
  • Total time: 90 minutes

 


Original Image
Original Image
How to Draw
How to Draw
A Finished Art Lesson
A Finished Art Lesson

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