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Artist Trading Cards HS Art Lesson

Artist Trading Cards HS Art LessonArtist Trading Cards were the perfect start to my HS Art Class this year! On the first day of art, we had fun experimenting with different mediums and creating a small artwork that was a reflection of us! This lesson can be adapted to upper elementary and MS Art classes!

Artist Trading Cards

Objective: Use various art supplies to design & create an Artist Trading Card that reflects YOUR personality, imagination, hobbies or interests.

Supplies: Strathmore 105901 Bristol Smooth Artist Trading Cards, 2.5 by 3.5-Inch, 20-Pack, various other art supplies

Instructions: BE CREATIVE!

  1. FRONT: Draw or paint a design that is a reflection of you in some way. Have fun experimenting with different mediums to create your design.
  2. BACK: Write or Paint your: Title, Name, Grade, Date

Materials: Ink, Watercolor, Pastels, Charcoal, or Colored Pencils

Evaluation: Visual-did students employ creative strategies and explore different mediums to create an artist trading card that was a reflection of themselves?

If you choose to use any part of this lesson (written or photo) or to repost it, please link it back to my blog. Create Art with ME

Here are some of the ATCs HS Art created: (Click on the card to see the full picture)

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