Students of all ages and abilities will learn the basics of drawing and color theory, while creating miniature paper tiles that can be displayed together at the end of the residency. Students will be able to understand basic color theory concepts: primary & secondary colors and color layering. They will be introduced to design terminology: balance, perspective and the “rule of thirds” and they will learn about individual and collaborative success strategies.

Arts and Academic Standards

  • Help students explore and describe the use of ideas, techniques and problem
    solving in the creative process
  • Help students create, present or perform a work of art that demonstrates
    an idea, mood or feeling using elements or organizational principles
  • Give space for students to engage in informed and respectful discussion of issues, events and ideas
  • Demonstrate the skills and dispositions needed to be a critical consumer of information
  • Help students reason with shapes and their attributes
  • Help students evaluate competing design solutions using a systematic process to determine how well they meet the criteria and constraints of the problem