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

K–2

3-5

Lesson

1

2

3

4

5

6

7

8

1

2

3

4

5

6

7

8

Country Culture

Introduction

Australia

Australia

Africa

Africa

China

China

Russia

Introduction

Australia

Australia

Africa

Africa

China

China

Wrap Up

Project

Primary Colors

Boomerang

Sydney Opera House

Mask

African Sunset

Cherry Blossom Tree

Koi Fish

Faberge Egg

Primary and Secondary Colors

Turtle

Great Barrier Reef

Mask

Giraffe Animal Print

Fan

Pagoda

Finish and share favorite project

Famous Artists Course Table

Grade Level

PreK-K

K-2

Lesson

1

2

3

4

5

6

7

8

9

10

11

1

2

3

4

5

6

7

8

9

10

11

Artist

Introduction

Paul Klee

Paul Klee

Maud Lewis

Maud Lewis

Pablo Picasso

Pablo Picasso

Antonio Gaudi

Georgia O’Keefe

Jim Dine

Jim Dine

Introduction

Paul Klee

Paul Klee

Maud Lewis

Maud Lewis

Pablo Picasso

Pablo Picasso

Antonio Gaudi

Antonio Gaudi

Georgia O’Keefe

Georgia O’Keefe

Project

Shade and Tint

New Harmony

Castle and Sun

Black Cat

Peggy’s Lighthouse

Bouquet of Flowers

Cubist Face

Stained Glass Window

Clouds

Four Hearts

Big Heart

Shade and Tint

New Harmony

Castle and Sun

Black Cat

Peggy’s Lighthouse

Bouquet of Flowers

Cubist Face

Stained Glass Window

Sun

Flower

Clouds