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					Kindergarten


  Visual Arts
The Elements of Art studied in
      Kindergarten


             Line

            Shape

            Texture

            Color
  The next few slides are
examples of these Elements
          of art.
Line: a stroke between two points
Example of using straight lines by
       Hans Hartung
Example of using curved lines.
             Identify
            Experience



  Label, list, name, define, relate,
recall and use art making tools
Observe straight lines and curved lines in picture books or
artworks. Can you find the straight lines in these art pieces?
          Show me with your hands and arms.
Can you find the curved lines in these pieces of
  art. Lets play follow the leader as we walk
      around the room like a curved line.
 On a piece of paper try Scribbling freely with pencils,
pens, markers or crayons, do a picture with straight lines
               and one with curvy lines.
             (all responses are correct)
         Take a line for a walk.
What can you create if you take a line for a
walk down a bumpy or smooth road, curving
        and straightening at times?
If you take a line for a walk, it might look something like
               these examples by the artist
                       Hans Hartung.
               The artist: Hans Hartung,
likes to use lines going in many different directions.
        Explore
      Contextualize


Discover, look at, investigate,
experience and form ideas
Make lines that are horizontal (asleep), vertical (standing up)
              and diagonal (falling or leaning)


            Horizontal
             Lines
              asleep




            Vertical Lines
             standing up



            Diagonal
             Lines
             falling
   Can you find the 5 vertical lines?
  Can you find the 2 horizontal line?
How many diagonal lines can you count?
                      Art Criticism:
This Is a way to teach students what to look for when viewing
               art and then how to talk about it.
Point out what you want them to see, but teach that we do not
                  touch the piece of art.
Point out examples of sleeping, standing up and
 falling lines from photos, artwork or dance.

Can you find the horizontal sleeping lines in these photos?
See if you can make your fingers show horizontal lines.
Can you find the vertical or standing up lines? Can you
       make your fingers show vertical lines.
Can you find the lines that are diagonal or falling?
  Make your fingers look like they are falling.
Which lines are vertical or standing and
  which are horizontal or sleeping?
Are these dancers legs and arms vertical, horizontal,
                   or diagonal?
        Build Skills
         Practice



 Apply, construct, demonstrate,
illustrate, evaluate and practice
Express emotion with happy loopy lines.
Sad droopy lines.
   Play with a combination of happy (loopy) and sad
(droopy) lines, using pen, marker, crayons and brushes.
    What do your lines say you are thinking about?
Play with lines to communicate visual thinking.
       Analyze
      Integrate




   Compare, contrast,
distinguish, examine and
      incorporate
Arrange objects in a line going from small to big.
Make different size objects in clay, put them in a row.
     Research
      Create




Study, explore, seek, be
 creative, imagine and
      produce
Exploring the Art of Franz Kline, he uses many free
         strokes of line and color.
Franz Kline uses lines that are going in which
directions, horizontal, vertical or diagonal?
While listening to music, spontaneously draw what is
                     heard.
Combine happy and sad lines in reaction to a story.
Maybe you imagine a face,
Read “Harold and the Purple Crayon”
      by Crocket Johnson
        Refine
       Contribute



 Show skill mastery for grade
level, give opinions, support
  others and show art.
Have fun creating art by using
        stick figures
Expressive line, in works of art.
Kindergarten student art, observe the line work
used. Notice the direction of the coloring marks.
Tell a story about your own artwork.
What kind of story could be told about this art?

				
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