How do artists use math?
Sessions: 8+ Hour: 4th
Procedures: Day Three: Teacher will show a power
point of M.C Escher. Teacher will give a
Day One: Teacher will introduce the
demonstration on words in perspective.
next essential question, how do artists
Students will add words and forms of life.
use math, and the project – perspective
Day four: Students will continue their
drawing. Teacher will go over key
drawings adding color or shading. If
words, dealing with perspective
finished students will write a 1-page story
drawings, their definition and how
about their drawings.
math is involved. Students will view a
Day Five: Teacher will give a
video on perspective drawing. Students
demonstration of the next project – Words
and teacher will begin a 1pt perspective
in perspective. Students will brain storm
drawing of a room together. We will
their 3d word and have grid drawn out
get vanishing point, walls, and ceiling
Day Six: Students will create their words in
perspective, cut them out and glue onto
Day Two: Teacher gives demonstration
on how to add windows, doors and
Day Seven: Work on projects.
furniture to room. Students will work
Day Eight: Critique. Students may choose
either their cityscape or perspective words.
Vanishing Point Pencil
M.C Escher Eraser
Perspective drawings Rulers
Evaluation: Students will be evaluated on the how well they met each project
guidelines, participation, quiz, clean up, and effort/on task.
Accommodations: I will be showing visual examples via power point, over head,
and movie clips, explaining tasks, and using tangible materials.