Amanda O'Shaughnessy provides this wonderful lesson to create drawings using different colored pencil techniques.
Draw or trace a big shape in the middle. Then add five lines from the shape to the edge of the page to create sections. Fill each section outside of the shape with designs. Shapes and lines make the best designs. Add oil pastel on the top of the designs. [...]
Determine the total number of colors you will use. For example, if you choose red, yellow and blue, you will need three areas for each of the three primary colors. Use a pencil to create the number of areas you will need on your paper – in this case, three. [...]
Students will draw a similar picture of someplace they have visited. It could be a beach, city, mountains, a lake, an amusement park, or even just their back yard. After students draw their picture, they can trace over the lines with crayons. In the sky, use dots of yellow or [...]
The video below contains two great lesson plans that show how you can successfully incorporate art into your STEM/STEAM classroom. Your students will love creating art while incorporating science, technology, engineering and math. As a bonus, both lesson plans work well with an Art to Remember fundraiser! Lesson Plans: Art Draw [...]