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Multiple Level Lesson Plan

cubist landscape

Created on March 24, 2021 by artspaz

students will learn about cubism and design a landscape inspired by the style

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3 sessions; 45 minutes per session

SWBAT define shape
SWBAT recognize cubism
SWBAT understand multiple view points

1. Examples of cubist artwork
2. Pencil and practice paper
3. Good drawing paper or watercolor paper
4. Markers
5. Colored pencils
6. Watercolor paints

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1. Introduce students to cubism and the idea of multiple view points.
2. Review what a landscape is, talk about foreground, midground and background.
3. Show students how to break up the space and how to draw trees and other things using geometric shapes and lines.
4. Students will draw 4-5 thumb nails of landscape ideas. Have them use geometric shapes and lines to dived the shapes and space.
Day 2
5.Students will pick a media they would like to use, and draw the landscape onto the paper using pencil.
6. I give them the option of outlining it with a sharpie.
7. Color or paint it, using different values to define the shapes and spaces.(2 days)

Exit slip
Do you have value changes?
Do you have a variety of sized shapes?
What does your eye notice first?


Visual Arts Standard 1:
Understanding and applying media, techniques, and processes

[K-4] Students know the differences between materials, techniques, and processes

Visual Arts Standard 2:
Using knowledge of structures and functions

[K-4] Students describe how different expressive features and organizational principles cause different responses

Georges Braque, Paul Klee


Color/Value, Contrast, Shape

Colored Pencil, Marker, Watercolor