Exploring Oil Paint in the Secondary Classroom

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Introduction

Introduction 0:25

Materials, Tools, and Organization

Types and Qualities of Brushes 3:51

Types and Qualities of Paints 3:27

Additional Tools and Supplies 5:07

How and Why to Use Palette Knives 1:54

Palette Options and Other Materials 8:02

Dealing with Chemicals and Safety Concerns 5:57

Getting Started with Oil Paint

Comparing and Contrasting Types of Paint 7:17

How to Teach Basic Painting Techniques 9:10

How to Teach Basic Painting Processes 4:48

Cleanup Materials, Routines, and Procedures 7:38

Beginning Projects

Introducing Projects to Your Class 6:27

Determining Materials and Subject Matter 8:00

Questioning and Critiques During the Painting Process 4:00

Advanced Techniques

Why You Should Begin in Black and White 4:48

Transitioning to Color 9:08

Developing Creativity and Pushing Techniques 10:25

Wrapping Up Projects

Staying Clean and Organized 7:00

Assessing Student Work 9:49

Conclusion

Conclusion 0:53

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Exploring Oil Paint in the Secondary Classroom

3 PD Hours

  • 1 Learn how to get started with oil paint and its qualities.

  • 2 Explore project ideas for beginning, intermediate, and advanced lessons that incorporate oil painting techniques.

  • 3 Immediately add depth and interest to your painting curriculum.

Oil paint can be an intimidating, expensive, and messy medium to introduce to your students. Fear oil paint no more! In this Learning Pack, gain the confidence to introduce basic techniques, materials and tools, and safe cleaning methods. Discover processes to transition your students into this timeless medium with ease. Embrace the medium of oil paint in your art room!


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.

Luke Nielsen

Luke Nielsen

PRO Facilitator and High School Art Teacher

Luke proudly teaches at his high school alma mater in Saint Ansgar, Iowa. His diverse background in visual arts, language arts, and sports science guide his character development and leadership courses as well as his junior high and high school visual arts curriculum.

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Resources

https://www.theartofed.com/content/uploads/2017/07/BrushChart.pdf
https://www.theartofed.com/content/uploads/2017/07/OilPaintingSupplyChecklist.pdf
https://www.theartofed.com/content/uploads/2017/07/FatOverLean.pdf
https://www.theartofed.com/content/uploads/2017/07/PaletteOptions-1.pdf
https://www.theartofed.com/content/uploads/2017/07/Cleaning-Up-Oil-Paint.pdf
https://www.theartofed.com/content/uploads/2017/07/Oil-Painting-Techniques.pdf
https://www.theartofed.com/content/uploads/2017/07/ThumbnailBrainstorm1.pdf
https://www.theartofed.com/content/uploads/2017/07/TypesOfComposition-1.pdf
https://www.theartofed.com/content/uploads/2017/07/CritiqueGuideForStudents.pdf
https://www.theartofed.com/content/uploads/2017/07/General-HS-Rubric.pdf

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