In this beautiful and engaging art lesson, students will create a watercolor cityscape using a variety of line, shape and pattern to create repetition and unity within in the final composition. Students will learn about the work of Faith Ringgold, James Rizzi and Jennifer Maravillas and use visual thinking strategies to discuss their work.
In this 28 page lesson (available in Google Slides, Powerpoint and as a PDF) the lesson is broken down into clear and simple steps complete with full color photos demonstrating and explaining each step of the project. This lesson is great for students age 7-12 but really students of all ages can enjoy the fun and relaxing process!
The digital pdf for this lesson includes:
- Lesson Objectives
- Vocabulary List
- National Standards
- Supplies needed for each project
- Artist background info on Faith Ringgold, James Rizzi, and Jennifer
- Step-by-Step Photo of the lesson from beginning to end (14 color photos)
with detailed explanation for each step.
- Helpful tips & tricks for teacher to share with students
- Cityscape Drawing Guide (8 pages in total)
- Line and Shape examples
- A formative self-assessment PDF for students to complete at the end of
REQUIRED MATERIALS FOR THIS LESSON
- White 90 lb drawing/watercolor paper
- Glue bottle
- Paint pen/ white colored Pencil/ white tempera paint
- Large and small paint brushes