Patterns in the style of Klimt
The students will be introduced to patterns and how to create unique patterns using a variety of lines, shapes, and colors. They will complete worksheet. The following class the students will learn about the artist Gustav Klimt and recognize his use of pattern in his artwork. The students will begin the project by painting a gold tree on black paper and then later on adding in creative patterns using metallic markers.
Symmetrical Reflection Landscape
The students will learn some basic color theory and how to mix complementary colors to create shades of a color. They mix and paint the trees in their landscape. They will add in final details. If time allows, they will begin discussing Asymmetrical Balance.
The Principles of Design
The students will review Op Art project requirements and then finish their projects.