• Today I will learn about the MEDIEVAL BANNERS, so that I CAN create a mixed media COLLAGE using paint, paper and ribbons.
• Today I will learn about LINE and SHAPE, so that I CAN draw an animal and create a SYMMETRICAL shape for the bottom part of the banner.
• Today I will learn about COLOR and CONTRAST, so that I CAN paint my background a color that makes my animal stand out.
This lesson puts a sparkly spin on the banners
flown during Medieval and Renaissance times!
Students will enjoy drawing either a whimsical lion
or unicorn for their banner. Painting the banner and adding a symmetrical
pendent at the bottom and a wooden hanger with
ribbon finishes this banner off with the element of
ABOUT MEDIEVAL AND RENAISSANCE
A banner is like a flag, which displays a symbol to
represent a country, community, organization or
individual. In was in Medieval and Renaissance
times that countries in Europe first started using
national banners. The lion and the unicorn
appear on United Kingdom’s royal banner.
Individuals also had banners that they would hold
in battle to intimidate the enemy and let their
comrades know their location.