(NEW) Mural Painting

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Introduction

Introduction 2:45

Why Mural Painting in Art Curriculum?

Murals as Art Advocacy 6:48

Natural Progression of Skills in Mural Painting 3:28

Murals Enrich the Community 3:34

Materials and Organization

Brushes and Paints to Use for Murals 8:16

Miscellaneous Tools and Supplies 7:09

Beginning the Mural Making Processes

Brainstorming Content and Imagery 3:30

Drafting the Composition 8:54

Prepping the Paint

Calculating Color Needs 13:01

Mixing and Labeling Colors 7:42

Transferring Imagery

Grid Transfer Methods 4:58

Using an LCD Projector 1:29

Paint Order of Operations 2:12

Conclusion

Conclusion 2:24

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(NEW) Mural Painting

4 PD Hours

  • 1 Discover ways to initiate students in complex leadership skill opportunities through mural painting.

  • 2 Learn how to promote critical thinking about composition and theme as well as integrate academic content across disciplines.

  • 3 Immediately integrate technical mural painting methods and techniques into your curriculum.

Mural painting, as a process and product, is the pinnacle of skills and content in the realm of artmaking. In this Learning Pack, discover the best strategies for introducing technical skills through accuracy in drawing, transferring imagery in large-scale proportion, color theory knowledge, paint mixing abilities, as well as paint application.  Set your students up to take their large-scale artmaking to a new heights!


Connected Professional Art Educator Competencies
STUDIO TECHNIQUES
Media
4.1 Utilizes and applies knowledge of various media effectively
4.2 Demonstrates willingness to expand content knowledge of media
4.3 Scaffolds instruction to provide a deeper understanding of art media

Techniques
4.4 Utilizes and applies knowledge of various techniques and processes
4.5 Demonstrates willingness to expand content knowledge of techniques and processes
4.6 Scaffolds instruction to provide a deeper understanding of art techniques and processes


Connected National Visual Arts Standards
Anchor Standard #1: Generate and conceptualize artistic ideas and work.
Anchor Standard #2: Organize and develop artistic ideas and work.
Anchor Standard #3: Refine and complete artistic work.

Matt Christenson

Matt Christenson

High School Art Teacher

Matt Christenson is a high school visual arts and mural design teacher in San Francisco, CA who strives to cultivate maximum creative potential in all students.

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https://www.theartofed.com/content/uploads/2018/08/26.1HowDoMuralsServeAsArtAdvocacy.pdf
https://www.theartofed.com/content/uploads/2018/08/26.1ColorWheelExercise.pdf
https://www.theartofed.com/content/uploads/2018/08/26.1ValueScale-1.jpg
https://www.theartofed.com/content/uploads/2018/08/26.1TreeSilhouettes-1.pdf
https://www.theartofed.com/content/uploads/2018/08/26.1MuralIdeasAndPotentialSpaces.pdf
https://www.theartofed.com/content/uploads/2018/08/26.1MaterialsAndToolsForMuralPainting.pdf
https://www.theartofed.com/content/uploads/2018/08/26.1TipsForCalculatingMuralPaintColor.pdf
https://www.theartofed.com/content/uploads/2018/08/ColorWheelAdvanced.pdf
https://www.theartofed.com/content/uploads/2018/08/ColorSchemesAdvanced.pdf
https://www.theartofed.com/content/uploads/2018/08/ColorIntensityScales-1.pdf

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