Students will learn about the expressive qualities of color
Students will learn the primary and secondary
Students will tint and shade the primary and secondary colors
Students will paint their own color wheel
Students will discuss the successful use of color in selected artworks
Students will identify artworks in which the element of color is emphasized
Language Objectives (write, read, speak, listen):
Students will listen to instructions as well as having visual examples to understand the art making process
Students will read the handout and review information
Students will need to use key vocabulary words during the evaluation process to discuss their design
1. Primary Colors: The primary colors are red, yellow and blue
2. Secondary Colors: Two primary colors can be mixed to create a secondary color: orange (from red and yellow), green (from yellow and blue), or violet (from blue and red).
3. tinting: Adding white to a color.
4. shading: Adding black to a color.
5. hues: The name of any color as found in its pure state ( primary and secondary colors).
Color wheel handout with information Copy of completed color wheel
Blank color wheel work sheet
Water, Paints, newspaper(to cover the table),
Students will be shown a color wheel and vocabulary terms will be introduced.
Students will review color wheel with teacher and will look at handout with worksheet.
Students will prepare area for painting with newspaper on the table. Get water, paint, pallet, brush, and color wheel worksheet. Paint according to teacher guided instructions.
When wheel is completed students will be sure name and block are on the paper before placing it On the dry rack.
When color wheel is complete, see teacher for grade so that you have the wheel for reference when painting your master painting.
Students will create their color wheel on the handout provided.