Students will look at images by Hundertwasser and explore characteristics of his work. Using these visual characteristics, students will use oil pastel and watercolor to draw/paint the four seasons by use of colors, shapes, and lines.
- The learner will be able to recognize unique characteristics of artwork by Hundertwasser.
- The learner will be able to recognize and utilize colors, shapes, and lines in artwork that represent the different seasons of the year.
- The learner will use oil pastels and watercolor paints successfully to imitate Hundertwasser's art styles.
2.V.1.1 Use appropriate art vocabulary when discussing media, processes, or images in art.
2.V.1.4 Understand characteristics of the Elements of Art, including lines, shapes, colors, textures, form, space, and value.
2.V.1.5 Understand characteristics of the Principles of Design, including repetition, movement, emphasis, contrast, balance, and proportion.
2.V.2.1 Understand that artistic problems have multiple solutions.
2.V.2.3 Create art from real and imaginary sources of inspiration.
2.CX.1.3 Understand various movements in art and the artists that represent them.
2.CX.2.2 Understand relationships between art and concepts from other disciplines, such as math, science, language arts, social studies, and other arts.
- 12”x 18” white paper, oil pastels, watercolor, water, paintbrushes
- Hundertwasser images for reference
- lines, shapes, colors
- repetition, movement
- parallel lines, concentric circles, repeated patterns
Day One: Have images by Hundertwasser ready for reference, books available, Prepare prompts for students such as “What season of the year might this represent and why?”, have example pieces poasted, have paper ready and cut to size, oil pastels available
Day two: Hundertwasser images on display, examples on display, oil pastels ready
Day three: reference images on display, oil pastels and watercolors ready
Day four: reference images on display, oil pastels and watercolors ready
Weather, characteristics of seasons, math patterning