Op Art: Spheres and Vortex Drawing

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Once again, my Middle School Art Teachers Facebook Group came through with this fun lesson, posted by fellow member Susan Becker Jones. Optical and Illusion-based art is always popular with middle schoolers, and this requires only the simplest of materials: It could be done with just a pencil, but markers and colored pencils also provided fun options. We used Susan’s instruction packet, and I also created two video tutorials to supplement her written directions. This has been a hit with my remote learners!

Part 1 Video Tutorial

Part 2 Video Tutorial

Susan Becker Jone’s Instruction Packet: Optical Art Powerpoint Project

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