Part of Lesson Plan: Elements of Art
Activity Overview / Details
Students view one of the first animated films and discuss the use of line, shape, form texture, space, value and color.
Students observe line in historic animated art.
Materials / Resource
- Gertie the Dinosaur (Winsor McCay, 1914) [www.keepvid.com].mp4 [ Watch Video ] [ Download Original Video ] Animation Short
- Elements of Art- Vocabulary.pdf [ Download ] Vocabulary-Elements of Art
- Gertie the Dinosaur-worksheet.pdf [ Download ] Student worksheet to identify the use of the Elements of Art as applied in the Gertie the Dinosaur animation.
- Line Sketch [ Download ] Student worksheet / sketch assignment to illustrate different types of line.