I love introducing kids to the world of color. The names of colors are just the beginning. I’m talking how to mix colors to make new colors, the relationships between colors, and even the idea that color can induce an emotional response. These color mixing charts are an easy way to introduce lots of color concepts in an easy, hands on way.
The element of line in art is one of the most basic. Even cavemen drew lines. The youngest artist draws lines. Use these free printable resources and activities to make teaching about the element of line in art easy and fun!
Teaching color in art is a basic elementary feat, right? Learning colors is done in pre-school, kindergarten, and of course, art class. What if we took it a step further and didn’t just teach the colors but also the color families, and how to make secondary and primary colors, and how the colors relate to one another?
Teaching colors is one of the basic building blocks of art class. Whether you’re teaching big kids or little, at home or in a school building, use these printable resources to create a quick and easy bulletin board or reference display!
If you’ve read the Kitchen Table Classroom for any period of time you know I love using the elements of art as a jumping off point for my art lessons and curriculum. Let’s go a step beyond the elements to explore the principles of design. The Principles Illustrated is a giant bundle of printable posters, worksheets and a printable book that will make it easy for you to teach and learn the principles of design.
Teaching the concept of creating space in an artwork through the use of foreground, middleground, and background while working on a flat piece of paper can be tricky to say the least. Use this free fold up printable to help your students envision exactly how these elements of landscape stack up!
The elements of art are kinda’ a big in deal in my art teacher-y opinion. They are the basics, the bread and butter of making and talking about art. Use these elements of art posters and huge bundle of other resources to get started ASAP!
When kids begin drawing they naturally draw flat shapes that get put together to make objects, think coloring book style pencil outlines. This lesson introduce one point perspective to take drawings from flat to fat!
The element of line is one of the seven elements of art, the building blocks of everything art-y. Can you draw a line? Good, then you’re ready for this free printable book!