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Torn Paper Landscapes


Project Details

The unique qualities of Fadeless® Paper make it perfect for this torn landscape project.

Lesson Plan Ideas

Learning Objectives for Grade 2:

Developed by: Glenda B. Lubiner, NBCT, Art Educator, Franklin Academy, Pembroke Pines, Florida

Students will:

  • Understand the concept of landscape, cityscape and seascape and identify similarities and differences.
  • Draw a landscape, cityscape or seascape.
  • Create a color sketch of their landscape, cityscape or seascape.
  • Create art without using the usual tools and interpret their drawings with torn paper.

Steps

  1. Show examples of different landscapes, seascapes and cityscapes. Discuss similarities and differences between them.

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  2. Have each child draw a design of their choice on Cream Manila Drawing Paper and write what colors they will use.

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  3. Demonstrate how to tear the Fadeless® Paper using your fingers close together.

  4. Then demonstrate how they should leave pockets while gluing to insert other pieces of paper.

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  5. Have children then transfer their design to a 12″ x 18" piece of White Tru-Ray® Construction Paper, using only torn paper, making sure they cover the entire sheet.

  6. When completed, let dry. Trim edges about 1/2" on all sides. Glue to a piece of 12" x 18" Tru-Ray® Black Construction Paper for a finished look.

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