How Artists Use the Elements of Art: 9 Week Exploration

Cristi M
Average rating:4.7Number of reviews:(94)
In this 9-week middle school level flex course, learners will create an artwork incorporating each element of art. The course will finish with a culminating artwork where the student chooses specific elements to incorporate in their work.

Class experience

Learners will explore and gain a deeper understanding of the seven elements of art and create a variety of artwork to show what they have learned.  They will discuss and provide each other with feedback using art vocabulary.
I am a certified art teacher with nearly 20 years of experience in the pre-K through 12th grade setting.  
Homework Offered
Learners will complete one artwork weekly based on the element of art we are discussing, which could take varying amounts of time depending on what the learner decides to create. They will also share their process and work and provide each other feedback.
1 - 2 hours per week outside of class
Assessments Offered
Learners will be assessed through the completion of their finished artwork, their responses to class discussions, and their feedback given to each other.
Grades Offered
-Markers (washable)
-Black permanent marker (Sharpie works well)
-Watercolor paints (Learner could choose a different type of paint such as tempera or acrylic if they prefer)
-Brushes and water cup
-Colored pencils
-One pack of white Crayola Model Magic
-Mod Podge (Optional, to finish their 3-D piece and make it shiny and glaze-like.)
*** Please note is not exhaustive, as learners will have the option to use other materials that they would like and have access to.

In addition to the Outschool classroom, this class uses:
Learners may need some supervision with materials, depending on what the learner chooses to use to complete their artwork.

Meet the teacher

Average rating:4.7Number of reviews:(94)
I am a current art teacher and I am interested in how technology and art can be combined to create new artwork.  I teach classes using traditional media like paint and colored pencil, but I've also taught young learners how to use clay, cameras,... 
Flex Class


weekly or $60 for 9 weeks
9 weeks

Completed by 1 learner
No live video meetings
Ages 11-15

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