A WALK ON THE WILD SIDE

ABSTRACT ANIMAL DESIGNS

THE CREATIVE CHALLENGE

Abstract art is an art form that does not attempt to represent external reality, but seeks to achieve its effect using shapes, forms, colours and textures. Your creative challenge is to take the silhouette of an animal and transform form it into an abstract design. Filling the silhouette with patterns, shapes, colours and texture.

UNIT-AT-A-GLANCE

You will…

1. Investigate abstract art through historical and contemporary art pieces

2. Decide on the media you would like to use for this project and explore a variety of techniques

3. Find a silhouette of an animal that you would like to use

4. Create a design in your sketchbook

5. Execute your final plans, completing the project using the your chosen media

EXAMPLES

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FOR THIS PROJECT YOU NEED:

· A silhouette of an animal

· Design templates and ideas

· Sketchbook

· Pencils

· Eraser

· Paper

· Media of your choice (pencil, marker, ink, etc.)