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Alex Newman-Adam

Art Exploration: Doodle Degas

Grades: 6th Grade, 5th Grade, 7th Grade
Subjects: Art, Digital Citizenship

Student Instructions

Explore the work of French artist Edgar Degas (1834-1917). Although typically considered part of the French Impressionist movement, Degas’ rejected the categorization calling himself an “independent” with artistic interests in Realism. He is most noted for his depictions of dancers, of which we include three here. 1. Tap link to visit the interactive Doodle Degas activity. 2. Select an artwork and explore through adding your own colour and design. 3. Take a screenshot of your final artwork and upload to cameraroll 4. Add file 5. Tap check 6. Tap caption to write about Degas' art, and your digital art experience. 7. Tap check to submit.

Teacher Notes (not visible to students)

Extend this activity with peer critiques of artworks.