1. Color Theory
The projects in this unit can be adjusted to different skill and age levels. Generally this is a good unit for grades 8-10 grade. That said, if students are unacquainted with color theory, they will need to cover the information in these films as a prerequisite for all other units that use color.
Crete a Color System
2. Painting a Still Life
Learning to paint from direct observation has an established protocol if traditional methods are followed.
In this unit, traditional methods are adapted to acrylic paints.
3. Painting People
Painting a Self-Portrait
The emphasis of the unit is the technical skill in mixing colors and judging color values, as well as painting techniques.