Art Class - Nature Art
After exploring the artwork of nature artist, Andy Goldsworthy, the learners will go outside on a nature hunt! After collecting natural objects, the learners will return to their work area and begin arranging them in a creative way.
year old learners
learners per class
30 minute class
In this class, the learners will interact with nature in an artistic and creative way. First, they will view and discuss the natural artwork created by the British sculptor, Andy Goldsworthy. Next, they will interact with their own natural world by going outside and gathering natural objects such as sticks, leaves, shells, etc. After that, the learners will arrange the natural materials in a creative fashion to make a work of art. Finally, they will engage in a discussion about the...
This class is taught in English.
This lesson provides many positive learning outcomes, including art history and culture, interaction with nature, as well as critical thinking skills. Creating the artwork enhances aesthetic and design skills, breaking down the elements of art (line, shape, color, texture, space, and form) and the principles of design (balance, pattern, movement, unity, variety, contrast, proportion, and emphasis). The discussion and critique of the artworks promotes positive communication, while also supporting other academic subjects such as science, social studies, math, and language arts, making Nature Art a well-rounded, creative learning experience. Elements of Art - line, shape, color, texture, space, form Principles of Design - repetition, movement, balance, contrast, unity, emphasis Vocabulary - nature, sculpture, installation art, neutral colors
2 files available upon enrollmentThe only materials needed are from the natural world around you.
Learners will not need to use any apps or websites beyond the standard Outschool tools.
30 minutes per week in class, and maybe some time outside of class.
Please maintain appropriate supervision for your children at all times.
We will refer to the artwork of British sculptor, Andy Goldsworthy.