Folk Art | Lesson

Folk Art | Lesson

It can be used to help 2nd-5th-grade students.

Included: PDF, 23 Pages

Are you looking for a portrait or self portrait lesson that won’t intimidate your students and will keep them engaged the whole time? Folk art portrait lessons are great for all grades! In this lesson your students will  learn about folk artist, Heather Galler who is best known for her bold black lines, her bright colors and colorful fun patterns! Heather’s style is not only eye catching but approachable for young artists. You can easily adapt this lesson to create a portrait of yourself, a portrait for your biography unit, or portraits with friends and classmates. 

This PDF explains and demonstrates each step in detail. It also includes full-color photos. Students aged 7-14 will love this lesson, however students of all ages can still benefit from its engaging format and style.

This lesson’s digital PDF includes:

  • With full-color photos, step by step instructions
  • Lesson Objectives
  • Heather Galler has background information about artists
  • Materials required for every project
  • Vocabulary
  • Student work examples
  • Helpful tips & tricks

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