explore color and symbols used by cultures and create a personal mandala
The process of researching and creating a mandala and talking and/or writing about it for others, will help students to:
understand how cultures use symbols and color to communicate
express personal identity through artwork
How do cultures use color and symbols to communicate?
How can art communicate identity?
Introduction to the project
Trip to San Antonio Museum of Art
Special Guest Presentation
Planning and Design
Color theory and skill building
Students examine mandalas in Tibetan and Indian culture, before creating a mandala representing their own identity.
Overview of lesson.
· white layer reflects the light and color for the colored layer
· keep pencils sharp
· keep a “table protector” on table to catch pencil crumbs and make clean-up easier
6. Title and self evaluate