Upon completion, students may embellish their mirrors with decorative elements. Students will constructively critique their mirrors in small groups and complete a written statement reflecting their understanding of folk art and functional art.
Teacher introduces students to Mexican folk art and Mexican mirrors. Teacher gives a brief history of the embossed metal process and introduces students to artists Frieda Kahlo, Diego Rivera and Josefina Aguilar. Students view several artworks by these artists and discuss how their culture is revealed in their art. Students work in small groups and write their responses to the following questions: Why do the traditions of folk art remain important to world art? How does art influence its viewers?
Lesson 1 Teacher introduces new vocabulary and clarifies definitions with students. Students are encouraged to use these art terms as they progress with the lesson. Teacher presents Mexican mirror examples, including teacher sample. Teacher explains radial design and reviews the principles of art. Students receive white drawing paper and circle templates.
The formative assessment for Lesson 1 is an exit slip asking students to match new vocabulary with definitions. Lesson 2 Teacher and students prepare a summative assessment rubric for the lesson. Students review the principles of art and radial design. They again view several Mexican mirrors for inspiration in their personal mirror frame designs. Teacher demonstrates dividing the frame into sections for accurate radial design. Students receive sketch templates and work on their frame designs.
Non-circle templates are available for students preferring a non-circular frame. Students add color to their sketches using colored pencils. The formative assessment for Lesson 2 is a short written reflection showing understanding of balance, variety of shape and pattern in a radial design. Lesson 2 Use a straight edge ort ruler to divide the frame area into sections and draw a radial design with pencil.
Lesson 3 Teacher demonstrates application of color using a variety of drawing media, including colored pencils, markers, liquid metal markers, glitter gel pens and fine line markers. Students are given time to practice with these materials before choosing their coloring materials for their frame designs.
Assessment for Lesson 3 is a partner activity.
Students critique their frame designs and offer positive suggestions for completing the frames. Frames are displayed while teacher reviews the embossing process and demonstrates embossing on heavy foil. A bold and simple design is recommended. Students use pencils and craft sticks to emboss a design around their foil circles. Foil is placed on a pad of paper to ensure embossing. Marker may be used to add color to the foil design.
Students use studio time to emboss their foil and complete coloring their frames. The frames are cut from the drawing paper after the frame is completed. Teacher demonstrates attaching the foil to the frame with tacky glue and students proceed with this process. A small mirror is glued to the center of the foil to complete the mirror and make it functional.
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They address the following questions: What have I learned about Mexican art and Mexican folk art mirrors? In my opinion is my mirror successful?
Why or why not? What will I do differently the next time I create a Mexican mirror? Did I use a variety of drawing media to complete my mirror? Students complete the summative rubric prepared in Lesson. Level Three Target The Mexican inspired mirror is completed and embellished. The artwork is original. It conveys excellent understanding of radial design and it incorporates all of the principles of art. The song is a perfect way to begin the conversation about making a change in your community and world.
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