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1 Lesson Plan Lumiere Reel
This lesson demonstrates how to create a Lumiere reel and introduces students to different types of lenses and shots.
2 Lesson Plan Comic Page Panel Construction
This lesson focuses on the importance of condensed storyboard formatting for a limited one page comic story.
3 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.
4 Lesson Plan Applying Digital Color Using Adobe PhotoShop
This lesson teaches PhotoShop coloring techniques to apply digital color to Comics.
5 Lesson Plan Applying Digital Letter and Word Balloons (Comics)
This lesson teaches students how to create and compose word balloons in the “fixed” space that is a comic panel.
6 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.
7 Lesson Plan Tie-Dyed Films
This lesson allows students to express their creativity through dying film.
8 Lesson Plan Toilet Paper Icebreaker
This lesson is an icebreaker activity that allows students to get to know their classmates better.
9 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.
10 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.
11 Lesson Plan Flipbooks/Animation Basics
This lesson demonstrates the basics of animation through the creation of flipbooks, both handmade and electronic.
12 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.
13 Lesson Plan Catch the Moment (Shutter Speed) (2)
This lesson demonstrates the advantage of using different shutter speeds. Students are asked to shoot various types of photos.
14 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.
15 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.
16 Teaching Activity Photographic Assignment - Navigating Your Neighborhood!
This activity builds observational skills and sensorial awareness, while shooting in a familiar area.
17 Teaching Activity 25 Vantage-Point Portraits
This activity provides a hands-on exploration of point-of-view or vantage point when shooting. It is also a good exercise to use when exploring portraiture and in stimulating students' ability to see differently.
18 Teaching Activity Collage
This hands-on activity is great for engaging youth in their own, unedited creative process, while teaching them about composition, visual narrative, deriving meaning from work, expressing creative intent, and more.
19 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.
20 Teaching Activity Motion Studies
This activity demonstrates how to take photos using long and short exposure times and introduces various types of motion photography.
21 Teaching Activity Photo Hunt
This activity focuses on capturing the energy of a place or situation. It allows students to practice taking a wide variety of photos and develop their observation skills.
22 Teaching Activity What is Art?
This activity allows students to develop a greater sense of creative expression through observing various types of artwork (e.g. cake designs) and executing their own designs from what they observe.
23 Teaching Activity Architecture
This activity allows students to develop perspective and aesthetic reasoning through the use of drawing and working with clay.
24 Teaching Activity Mosaic Masks
This activity provides students with a background on mosaic technique and allows them to create their own mosaic masks.
25 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.
26 Teaching Activity Getting to Know You through Writing
This activity allows students to develop their writing skills through communication without speaking. It also allows students to learn more about their peers through writing.
27 Teaching Activity Texture Collage
This activity introduces students to the idea of texture in paper and allows them to create their own collage.
28 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.
29 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.
30 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.
31 Teaching Activity Torn Paper Collage
This activity allows students to use torn paper to create their visions of anything.
32 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.
33 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.
34 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.
35 Teaching Activity Pixilation
This activity allows students to create pixilation projects in groups.
36 Teaching Activity Clay Animation
This activity allows students to create Clay Animation using iStopMotion or FrameThief.
37 Teaching Activity Person, Place, and Thing Freewrite
This activity allows students to write creative stories using limited information as the basis of the story.
38 Teaching Activity Freewrite/Powerpoint Storytelling
In this activity, Students are asked to tell stories both in writing and visually using a PowerPoint presentation.
39 Teaching Activity Intro to Interviewing
This activity introduces students to interviewing strategies using a Flip Camera. In addition, students learn to use different shots while filming.
40 Teaching Activity My Muybridge (3)
This activity allows students to use a fast shutter speed to create sequences of objects/people in motion.
41 Teaching Activity Looking Closer - Exploring Aperture through Macro Photography
In this activity, Students learn to understand how to achieve various depths of field and using meter to balance exposure on manual mode.
42 Teaching Activity Give Me the Light (Shooting a Subject Outdoors Using Controlled Lighting)
This activity demonstrates how to control lighting with bounce cards or reflectors and how to recognize different types of lighting.
43 Teaching Activity Shooting ABC's (Looking Closer at the Forms around Us)
This activity allows students to take a closer look at the forms and shapes in the world and photograph different objects that look like the letters of the alphabet.
44 Teaching Activity Graffiti Artist (Intro to Layers in Photoshop)
This activity demonstrates how to combine text and image in Photoshop using layers.
45 Teaching Activity About Me (Continuation of Photoshop Tutorial)
This activity teaches students how to combine text and image in Photoshop using layers.
46 Teaching Activity "Art in the Street" (Finding Relationships Between Text and Image)
This activity demonstrates the relationship between image and text.
47 Teaching Activity Origin of Cave Art Activity
Origin of art/cave art, creative thinking, observation, artistic analysis, practical painting techniques.
48 Teaching Activity Paper Puppets for Cut Paper Animation
Creating a stop-motion animation with cut-out paper.
49 Teaching Activity Hula Hoop Photography
Use a hula hoop to teach perspective.
50 Teaching Activity Collaged Portraits
Using photoshop, students collage close-up/detail photographs to create a portrait.
51 Teaching Activity Painting with Light
Use long exposures to create "light paintings".
52 Teaching Activity Image & Text: Pictures Say A Thousand Words?
An exercise to show the impact of image and photographs.
53 Teaching Activity Dinner Table
An exercise in which students create a story about a dinner gone awry and photograph the scene
54 Teaching Resource Eugene talks about storytelling
This is a short video clip on artist-mentor, Eugene Ahn, talking about the central importance of storytelling in making documentary work.
55 Teaching Resource No-heat candlemaking technique
This explains how beeswax sheets can be used as an alternative to using heat in candlemaking.
56 Teaching Resource Making a Negative Sandwich in the Darkroom
How to print two different negatives at the same time to create one image.
57 Teaching Resource Wet-on-wet watercolor painting
This is a tutorial on how to create wet-on-wet watercolor painting which is a useful method to study color and mood with little form.
58 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.
59 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.
60 Teaching Resource TOE 2010-11 Curriculum
This is a curriculum developed for the Robert Ho Foundation.

 
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