Visual & Performing Arts
Novice High-Creating Visual Arts
Novice Mid-Creating Visual Arts
Select and arrange elements to demonstrate principles of art
Screen or projector for discussing the work of artist Heather Galler. We use an image from the artist's etsy site projected onto a large screen TV.
9x12" sketch paper or copy paper
simple forms for still life such as cylindrical cans or jars, boxes, geometric forms
9x12" heavy paper suitable for painting
color and black Sharpie or other permanent markers
glitter tempera in primary and secondary colors
Glitter, Glitz, and Heather Galler
After completing a traditional still life, students expand and apply their new skills by building a still life in the art room with simple forms. This new drawing is embellished with shapes, lines, and color to create patterns, variety, and unity.
How do artists create patterns, variety, and unity with the elements of design?