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
Art Around the World Course Table

Grade Level

Lesson

Country Culture

Project

PreK-K

1

Introduction

Color Mixing

2

Australia

Boomerang

3

Australia

Surf Board

4

Africa

Necklace

5

Africa

Savanna

6

China

Chinese Dragon

7

China

Koi Fish

8

Russia

Faberge Egg

9

Russia

Matryoshka Dolls

10

United States

Liberty Statue

11

United States

Fireworks

12

Wrap Up Lesson

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

9

Russia

St Basil’s Cathedral

10

United States

Liberty Statue

11

United States

Fireworks

12

Wrap Up Lesson

3-8

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

12

Wrap Up

Famous Artists

Famous Artists Course students get to learn about different artists, their styles, a@nd 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
Famous Artists Course Table

Grade Level

Course

Lesson

Artist

Project

PreK-8Course 1

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

Gaudi

Stained Glass Window

9

Gaudi

Sun

10

Georgia O’Keeffe

Flowers

11

Georgia O’Keeffe

Clouds

12

Wrap Up Lesson

Course 2

1

Jackson Pollock

Action Painting Blue

2

Jackson Pollock

Action Painting Convergence

3

Andy Warhol

Cologne Cathedral

4

Andy Warhol

Flowers

5

Dali

Persistence of Memory

6

Dali

Meditative Rose

7

Matisse

Leaves

8

Matisse

Snail

12

Wrap Up Lesson