Art History Watercolor

Project Title: Art History Water Color

Description: Students emulate a famous artist

Author: Francesca

Grade level or Target Age Range: elementary school to middle school

Historical Art Examples or References: The artist they pick

Vocabulary: Art History

Materials: Watercolor, pencils, paper, list of artists

Anticipatory Set: Talk about a brief history of the artists they chose.


  1. In pencil, draw out your own design
  2. In watercolor, paint in the way the artist would have

Discussion: Life applications; how the lesson might apply to non-art related experiences or other types of knowledge.

  1. What artist did I choose?
  2. Why was this artist significant?

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