Value and Shading Drawing Project – Marble – High School Visual Art Lesson


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Elevate your high school visual art curriculum with our Value and Shading Drawing Project focused on marble textures. This engaging and educational lesson is perfect for teaching high school students the fundamentals of shading, contrast, and value through the intricate patterns of marble.


Marble is renowned for its elegant swirls, varied tones, and reflective surfaces. In this project, students will learn how to capture the unique characteristics of marble through value and shading techniques. This exercise helps students understand the interplay of light and shadow, and how to create depth and texture with graphite and charcoal.


This drawing project is tailored for high school art classes, with clear, step-by-step instructions to guide students through the process of rendering marble. It’s suitable for all skill levels, allowing each student to learn at their own pace while developing essential shading techniques.


Students will enjoy the interactive nature of this project, which encourages experimentation with different shading techniques to achieve realistic results. The lesson includes creative prompts and detailed examples, providing inspiration and guidance for high-quality artwork.


By focusing on value and shading, students will enhance their skills in creating realistic textures and three-dimensional effects. This project helps build a solid foundation in shading and contrast, critical components of any successful visual art curriculum.


The Value and Shading Drawing Project – Marble is a versatile and educational addition to any high school visual art class. Whether used as a standalone project or integrated into a broader curriculum, this lesson will challenge and inspire students to create stunning marble drawings that showcase their artistic growth. Get ready to bring the elegance of marble into your classroom!



Included in this Value and Shading Drawing Project – Marble:

✅ QR linking to video demonstrations

✅ Ready made Practice Worksheets

✅ 6 Detailed Reference Images

✅ Comprehensive Rubric

✅ Easy to Follow Art Teachers Instruction



This Resource Bundle Package is a TIME-SAVING GAME CHANGER ⏰

❤️ The materials are all organized in one place to use year after year.

❤️ Materials students can refer back to when the teacher is busy or unavailable

❤️ Clear step-by-step instructions explain how to complete the value and shading drawing project marble with lots of visual examples that are easy to use.

❤️ TIME-SAVING video demonstrations are great for when students are absent and need a review.

❤️ Great for multiple ability levels and builds student confidence in art



Value and Shading Drawing Project - Marble


This lesson usually follows an introduction to value and shading exercises. I usually begin with these activities first.



Need an Easy to Follow Art Sub Plan?

The included worksheets work great as sub plans, and early finisher assignments, for students on home instruction or in ISS. They are easy to follow with the linked videos and are easy for substitute teachers or self-directed learning when the art teacher is unavailable.


All of my lessons can be shared with your students through Google Classroom or any digital platform and are formatted to work for distance learning or in the classroom. They are designed to save you time and help your students access the tutorials, presentations, videos, or worksheets as easily as possible. You can find more ready-to-go, easy-to-follow, time-saving art lessons in my RESOURCE SHOP.


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Value and Shading Drawing Project - Marble

Value and Shading Drawing Project – Marble – High School Visual Art Lesson