Ocean Mixed Media CollageGifts of Creation Learning Art
Art Class Sept 17, 2010EAGLES Home School Coop.Supply and Set Up
Lesson PlanIntroduction and Homework A. Who is Eric Carle - Go to Blog - http://giftsofcreationlearningart.com/ andfind out about Eric Carle by looking at videos and links.B. Eric Carle’s books - go to the Blog - find out about his books by looking atthe linksC. Making Mixed Media Collage Art - Tips, Techniques, Descriptions andDefinitions1. Mixed media – use of various types of media – collage, paint, paperglue, special effects and special mediums to make a piece of art.2. Collage - gluing different items, objects, papers or materialstogether on a background to make art.3. acrylic painting – use of a quick-dry paint made of a plastic base. ItBlends well together to mix colors, can be used as a thick paste,medium gel paint or a very thin watery glaze, mixes and rinses withwater, can be painted in layers that are transparent (see through oropaque (full coverage). No need for thinners or chemicals.4. Color mixing – mixing together to make new colors, mixing withwhite to make light hues, mixing with dark colors to make dark,colors. Nothing is ever just one color. Color mixing on palette, colormixing on canvas, color mixing with the brush, total mixing, half mixing, marbling or double loading the brush for gradual mixing.Ocean – light blues, dark blues, blue greens, yellow greens, lightgreens, dark greens.Sand – a mixture of white, brown, yellowsSeaweed – a mixture of green, browns, yellows and bluesSharks – white, light and dark greys, bluish greys and black Fish – many colors, contrasting colors, matching colors in differenthues and tones, just two or 3 main colors, stripes, dots and wavylines.