Students construct a drawing of a sea turtle using warm and cool colors.
Students use fluorescent materials to make their glow in the dark sea animal.
Pencils, paper, fluorescent oil pastels and liquid watercolor watercolor paints.
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Introduce lesson with video and PowerPoint about sea turtles.
Students practice drawing a sea turtle: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6DXTWTbd8G4&t=410s
Students choose a realistic photo of a sea turtle with an interesting view, study the photo and draw.
Students use neon paints to color their sea turtle warm/cool colors. Sea turtle: warm, ocean: cool.
Possible coloring options: watercolor resist, liquid watercolor, oi. Pastel, tempera, acrylic,
Visual Arts Standard 1:
Understanding and applying media, techniques, and processes
[K-4] Students use different media, techniques, and processes to communicate ideas, experiences, and stories
[K-4] Students use art materials and tools in a safe and responsible manner
[K-4] Students know the differences between materials, techniques, and processes
[K-4] Students describe how different materials, techniques, and processes cause different responses