Pointillism Eye Unit of Work


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This creative Pointillism Eye unit of work, teaches students about Pointillism, Seurat and optical mixing. With this project, you can choose if students work on top of a faint eye that is provided, or if they draw their own eye. This download includes:

  • A PowerPoint that introduces what Pointillism is and includes step by step images of the eye that students will create. Pictured above.
  • A lesson plan.
  • A resource sheet with Seurat images on it and a space to practice optical mixing at the bottom.
  • A faint eye which students can work on top, adding their dots of colour.
  • Or, they can use the eyes reference sheet to draw their own eye.
  • A self assessment resource.

Using faint eye: 2 hrs 5 mins.
Drawing own eye: 3 hrs.
(There suggested extension tasks could make this a lot longer!)

I love this feedback from a buyer:

“So many compliments on this art activity! A student even won a ribbon in the county fair for her painting. Thank you!”  Jane, Arizona.

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