Textured Landscapes

Grade 2

Barbara Short and John Lentine, Art Specialists

Students study Grant Wood and look at his unique paintings of Iowa. They draw a landscape, texture and pattern it, and add color sparingly to complete their art.

Objectives and assessment criteria

Students will:

  1. learn about Grant Wood and his art and be able to discuss with others.
  2. learn about using pattern as texture and use at least 5 different examples in their art.
  3. learn how artists work alone in their studios and will successfully work in their 'desk studio' concentrating on their own work.