VALUE SCALE

MATH
Discuss percentages and create a value scale showing the amount of value on a scale 1-10.

HISTORY
During the Renaissance, Leonardo da Vinci used a smooth blending of values called Sfumato which softens the transition between colors. Examine the painting of the Mona Lisa and other works of art and determine the amount of values used in various art pieces.

LANGUAGE ARTS
ry writing an acrostic poem using the words VALUE SCALE, try to have the words formed from each letter represent the meaning of the words.

SCIENCE
Mixing colors is a science and percentages of colors when mixed together will determine the outcome of lightness and darkenss. Try doing an experiment mixing the same amount of black and white to each of the three primary colors, red, blue and yellow and determine which has the greater range of visual value from a specified distance.

Value Scale

EXTENSION
Create a triptych showing a transition process. Start with a flat 2D piece of line art, next add grayscale values and in the third image add values using color. Contrast and compare the images.

Art Infused Cross Curriculum Educational Lesson Ideas – Value Scale

Ideas for ART INFUSED Cross Curriculum Lesson Plans

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