Nexplore Art

Nexplore Art


NEXPLORE ART is an interactive art program that explores fundamental art concepts such as color mixing, drawing, shading, texture, and more. Throughout the course, students will make fun, creative and age-appropriate projects using different media such as acrylic paint, water color, and oil pastels. Hands-on activities allow students to develop a joy in learning art, enhance their creativity and build upon their own strengths and interests.

Art Around the World

In our Art Around the World course, students get to travel around the world exploring different countries and their cultures. They then make an artistic representation of something important from that culture.

Target Age Group

Students in grades PreK-8 (lessons differentiated based on grade level)

Lesson Objectives:

  • Students will create art projects depicting a given culture/country.
  • Students will explore various artistic techniques and mediums.
  • Students will build confidence, creativity and cultural understanding.

Class Outline:

  • Introduction to a country
  • Explore Culture/History
  • Learn an artistic method
  • Complete a related art project
  • Clean up

Famous Artists

Famous Artists Course students get to learn about different artists, their styles, and techniques. They then construct an artistic representation that emulates one of the artists’ famous pieces of.

Target Age Group

Students in grade PreK-8 (lessons differentiated based on grade level).

Lesson Objectives:

  • Students will create projects depicting a famous piece of art.
  • Students will learn about a variety of artists from the famous, well-known artists to lesser- known artists
  • Students will explore various artistic techniques and mediums.

Class Outline:

  • Introduction to an artist
  • Introduction to a particular piece of art by the artist
  • Learn an artistic method
  • Complete a related art project
  • Clean up

Art Around the World Course Table

Grade Level

Lesson

Country

Culture

Project

K–2

1

Introduction

Primary Colors

2

Australia

Boomerang

3

Australia

Sydney Opera House

4

Africa

Mask

5

Africa

African Sunset

6

China

Cherry Blossom Tree

7

China

Koi Fish

8

Russia

Faberge Egg

3-5

1

Introduction

Primary and Secondary Colors

2

Australia

Turtle

3

Australia

Great Barrier Reef

4

Africa

Mask

5

Africa

Giraffe Animal Print

6

China

Fan

7

China

Pagoda

8

Wrap Up

Finish and share favorite project

Famous Artists Course Table

Grade Level

Lesson

Artist

Project

K-5

1

Introduction

Shade and Tint

2

Paul Klee

New Harmony

3

Paul Klee

Castle and Sun

4

Maud Lewis

Black Cat

5

Maud Lewis

Peggy’s Lighthouse

6

Pablo Picasso

Bouquet of Flowers

7

Pablo Picasso

Cubist Face

8

Wrap Up

Finish and Share Favorite Project