Teachers Lesson Plans

Taken out of perspective: Grade 9-12

Summary

This lesson explores how artists use and manipulate perspective to create their compositions.

Theory:

Students will investigate the conventional methods of representation, and how they can be altered to create different effects.

Creation:

Students will produce two-dimensional works of art that distort naturalistic depictions of objects.

Analysis:

Students will understand how artists can adapt the relationship between the normal rules of perspective and how these can be modified to express new ideas.

Cross Curriculum Links:

This lesson plan also explores the subject areas of Canadian and world history, history and geography, mathematics, science and technology.

Duration:

Two 40-minute periods