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1 Lesson Plan Writing for Comics Exercise
This lesson explores writing for the limited format of one comic page, using condensed story writing with short but impactful content.
2 Lesson Plan Character Discovery (Comics)
This lesson explores shapes and how artists apply them to construct the figure.
3 Lesson Plan Comic Page Panel Construction
This lesson focuses on the importance of condensed storyboard formatting for a limited one page comic story.
4 Lesson Plan Inking the comic page
This lesson teaches about detail, texture and varied (thickness) of line to create depth of perception. Exercise inking varied penciled characters/drawings to get a feel for the pens and the various sizes.
5 Lesson Plan What's Inside of You?
This lesson helps students develop a sense of self-perception and imagination through drawing what is inside them, either literally or figuratively.
6 Lesson Plan Tie-Dyed Films
This lesson allows students to express their creativity through dying film.
7 Lesson Plan Recap of Collage Exploration
In this lesson Students are given the opportunity to reflect on the previous collage activities they have completed (Recycled Materials Robot, etc.) and learn to recreate their own robots in another collage.
8 Lesson Plan Cutout Animation
This lesson demonstrates how to use the cutout animation technique. Students are asked to create cutout animation using collage materials and to tell a story.
9 Lesson Plan Group Documentary Project
In this lesson, Students work in groups to create a short documentary. Each student in the group is given the opportunity to work on a different aspect of the filmmaking process.
10 Library Media Making The Not Quite White Apartment on Irolo: A Conversation with Deanna & Jeanette
A video conversation with lead instructor Deanna and youth artist Jeanette about the process of creating a photo book. Specifically, they discuss the relationship between student and mentor.
11 Teaching Activity Writing Prompt: My Name
This activity supports a series of lessons of exploring the notion of "self" and "place" photographically using a selection from a novel, starting with an excerpt that examines "naming" and moving on to descriptive language on sense of home or place.
12 Teaching Activity Character Discovery
This activity explores shapes and how artists apply them to construct the figure.
13 Teaching Activity Humanitarian Research (Or Any Central Researched Theme)
This activity emphasizes the importance of research and accurately representing factual information.
14 Teaching Activity Compositing Exercise
This activity demonstrates how to create composite images using PhotoShop. It also introduces students to the notion of constructing images in photography from their imagination.
15 Teaching Activity Motion Studies
This activity demonstrates how to take photos using long and short exposure times and introduces various types of motion photography.
16 Teaching Activity Self-Portraits
This activity encourages students to create various types of self portraits. It allows students to strengthen their storytelling skills and creativity.
17 Teaching Activity Favorites
This activity allows students to develop their storytelling abilities through the use of visual images.
18 Teaching Activity Architecture
This activity allows students to develop perspective and aesthetic reasoning through the use of drawing and working with clay.
19 Teaching Activity Intro Camera-Less Animation
This activity allows students to create layered meaning in a piece of work through the discussion of other artists' work. Students are introduced to the concepts through drawing, scratching, or painting on film.
20 Teaching Activity Pitch Your Film
This activity prepares students for a possible class project and allows students to practice idea development and using their imagination.
21 Teaching Activity Texture Collage
This activity introduces students to the idea of texture in paper and allows them to create their own collage.
22 Teaching Activity Mini-Me (Body Outline Sketches)
This activity allows students to develop a sense of self and to express their feelings and thoughts through self portraits.
23 Teaching Activity Ocean Habitats
This activity introduces the idea of recycling as art. Students are asked to create an ocean habitat using scrap-recycled materials.
24 Teaching Activity Recycled Materials Robot
This activity allows students to use their imagination in creating their own robot. It teaches students about various textures and materials and how they can be used in art.
25 Teaching Activity Torn Paper Collage
This activity allows students to use torn paper to create their visions of anything.
26 Teaching Activity Robot Re-creation
This activity allows students to look back on the previous exercise the completed, Recycled Materials Robot, and express what they learned. Students use their imagination to develop a story about the robot they have created.
27 Teaching Activity Favorite Scene Remake
This activity allows students to look at their favorite scenes from a movie or TV show and allows them to recreate the scene. Students develop their ideas using storyboards and execute their plans through making a short.
28 Teaching Activity Photobooth Animation
This activity teaches students various types of animation and allows them to create their own animations using themselves or other objects.
29 Teaching Activity Clay Animation
This activity allows students to create Clay Animation using iStopMotion or FrameThief.
30 Teaching Activity Person, Place, and Thing Freewrite
This activity allows students to write creative stories using limited information as the basis of the story.
31 Teaching Activity Graffiti Artist (Intro to Layers in Photoshop)
This activity demonstrates how to combine text and image in Photoshop using layers.
32 Teaching Activity About Me (Continuation of Photoshop Tutorial)
This activity teaches students how to combine text and image in Photoshop using layers.
33 Teaching Activity Figure Drawing for Comics
34 Teaching Activity Learning Cinematic Language
A shooting exercise to develop skills in narrative filmmaking
35 Teaching Activity One, Two, and Three-Point Perspective (For the Comic Artist in You)
The key concepts are setting your horizon line and what that means when making a vanishing point in one, two and three point perspective.
36 Teaching Resource Making a Negative Sandwich in the Darkroom
How to print two different negatives at the same time to create one image.
37 Teaching Resource Coachella Syllabus Template
This is a Syllabus Template for Venice Arts' project Picturing Health, which was implemented in eight Southern and Central California communities in 2010-11. It may serve as a useful guide for others implementing similar programs in their communities. Note that it is a one-week, intensive camp model.
38 Teaching Resource Printing photos in the field with the Polaroid Pogo
Information on the benefits of the Polaroid Pogo and how to set up a camera to print directly to it.
39 Teaching Resource TOE 2010-11 Curriculum
This is a curriculum developed for the Robert Ho Foundation.
40 Teaching Resource Why this guide?
We created this guide to illuminates the central differences between handing a child a camera, and investing in the creativity and critical thinking of the next generation of young image-makers and storytellers.
41 Teaching Resource Using a Virtual Learning Environment
We encourage you to consider how to best integrate the web into your own programs, both to build technology skills, as well as to showcase student work.

 
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