- My group started with a read aloud of Tomasso and the Missing Line.
- Then we brainstormed all the different kinds of line someone can draw. The kids came up with zip-zag, straight, curved, diagonal, intersecting, angled, wavy, dark, light, etc.
- Then, after passing out a handout on lines, students were able to make any type of art with lines - and lines only. Some students when straight to a house or landscape art. I began mine on the board and a few students began to see that they could make "designs" of lines into a work of art.
- Here are some of the great products (not completely finished but you get the idea)...
If I could do the lesson again, I would also introduce the students to some well known art that uses great and obvious examples of various lines. Maybe my artist friends and help me know where to start?