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Lesson 5 -Color

Lesson 5 -Color

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Art 1 Lesson plan about color
Art 1 Lesson plan about color

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Published by: Myk Gerard on Jun 19, 2012
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Who: Georges Seurat What: A Sunday on La Grande Jatte When: 1859-1891 Where: France

Why: Post Impressionist / Pointillism

Bloom’s Question: If you’ve seen the movie How: Oil on Canvas ferris Bueller’s day off, Cameron looks at this painting deeply and spazzes out from the fact that this painting is made of all of this one visual cue. Mr. Gerard Art I What is it made of (hint: look at why)

Who: Thomas Gainsborough What: The Blue Boy When: 1770 Where: England

Why: Portraiture
How: Oil on Canvas

Mr. Gerard Art I 10/12/2007

Who:Paul Cézanne What: Still Life with Fruit Basket When: 1888-90 Where: France

Why: Post Impressionism
How: Oil on Canvas

Mr. Gerard Art I 10/12/2007

Who:Vincent Van Gogh What: Still Life: Vase with Twelve Sunflowers

When: 1888
Where: Dutch Why: Post Impressionism How: Oil on Canvas Mr. Gerard
Art I 10/18/2007

Elements of Art
• Line • Shape • Value • Form • Color • Space • Texture

1. To learn about Color. 2. To create a color wheel using acrylic paint.

The character of a surface created by the response of vision to the wavelength of light. It identifies objects, creates moods, and affects emotions. (warm, cool, primary, secondary, intermediate, analogous, and complementary).

Color is an element of art which is made up of three distinct qualities:

Hue, intensity, and value

Hue: Hue refers to the name of a color. The term is used to point out the difference between a blue and a green or a red and a yellow.

Some Hues: Red, Yellow, Blue, Green, Violet


Intensity - brightness or dullness of a color. A pure hue is a high-intensity color. A dulled hue doesn’t stand out as much and can appear grayish.


Which is low intensity and which is high?

Value: addition of lights and darks to color.



Shade: A hue produced by the addition of black. Tint: A hue produced by the addition of white.

Is This color a Shade or a Tint of Red?

Is This color a Shade or a Tint of Red?

Warm Colors

The Color Wheel

The Color Wheel

The Color Wheel

The Color Wheel Primary Colors

Mixing Primary Colors makes Secondary Colors

Yellow + red = orange. Red + blue = purple. Blue + yellow = green.

The Color Colors Secondary Wheel

Mixing Primary Colors with Secondary The Color Wheel Colors Makes Tertiary Colors

The Color Wheel Tertiary Colors

Part 2. Combining Colors

Complimentary Colors The Color Wheel


Opposites on the color wheel

Complimentary Colors

The Color Colors Analogous Wheel

The Color Colors Analogous Wheel

Analogous Wheel The Color Colors

The Meaning of Color


Hot, passionate, urgent, danger, blood, devil, angry, enraged, amorous, outspoken, optimistic

Warm Colors


Color’s Meaning

Warm, cowardice, caution, fearful, bright


Color’s Meaning

Honest, integrity, righteous, puritantical, moral, severe, prudish, cool, melancholy, sad, glum, downcast, gloomy, unhappy, quality, first place

Cool Colors

Nature, health, envy, regeneration, contentment, harmony, cheerful, lively, friendly, fresh, sickly, unripe, immature, simple, unsophisticated, gullible, new


Color’s Meaning

Royalty, intelligence, wealth, beauty, inspiration, sophistication, high rank, exalted, imperial, princely, excessively ornate rhetoric, profane, shocking

The Color Wheel

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