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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.

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  1. Kindergarten Visual Arts

  2. The Elements of Art studied in Kindergarten Line Shape Texture Color

  3. The next few slides are examples of these Elements of art.

  4. Line: a stroke between two points

  5. Example of using straight lines by Hans Hartung

  6. Example of using curved lines.

  7. Identify Experience Label, list, name, define, relate, recall and use art making tools

  8. 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.

  9. Can you find the curved lines in these pieces ofart. Lets play follow the leader as we walk around the room like a curved line.

  10. 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)

  11. 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?

  12. If you take a line for a walk, it might look something like these examples by the artist Hans Hartung.

  13. The artist: Hans Hartung,likes to use lines going in many different directions.

  14. Explore Contextualize Discover, look at, investigate, experience and form ideas

  15. Make lines that are horizontal (asleep), vertical (standing up) and diagonal (falling or leaning) Horizontal Lines asleep Vertical Lines standing up Diagonal Lines falling

  16. Can you find the 5 vertical lines? Can you find the 2 horizontal line?How many diagonal lines can you count?

  17. Art Criticism: ThisIs 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.

  18. 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.

  19. Can you find the vertical or standing up lines? Can you make your fingers show vertical lines.

  20. Can you find the lines that are diagonal or falling?Make your fingers look like they are falling.

  21. Which lines are vertical or standing and which are horizontal or sleeping?

  22. Are these dancers legs and arms vertical, horizontal, or diagonal?

  23. Build Skills Practice Apply, construct, demonstrate, illustrate, evaluate and practice

  24. Express emotion with happy loopy lines.

  25. Sad droopy lines.

  26. 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?

  27. Play with lines to communicate visual thinking.

  28. Analyze Integrate Compare, contrast, distinguish, examine and incorporate

  29. Arrange objects in a line going from small to big.

  30. Make different size objects in clay, put them in a row.

  31. Research Create Study, explore, seek, be creative, imagine and produce

  32. Exploring theArt of Franz Kline, he uses many free strokes of line and color.

  33. Franz Kline uses lines that are going in which directions, horizontal, vertical or diagonal?

  34. While listening to music, spontaneously draw what is heard.

  35. Combine happy and sad lines in reaction to a story.

  36. Maybe you imagine a face,

  37. Read “Harold and the Purple Crayon” by Crocket Johnson

  38. Refine Contribute Show skill mastery for grade level, give opinions, support others and show art.

  39. Have funcreating art by using stick figures

  40. Expressive line, in works of art.

  41. Kindergarten student art, observe the line work used. Notice the direction of the coloring marks.

  42. Tell a story about your own artwork.

  43. What kind of story could be told about this art?

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