Subject : 

Cultural and Creative Art

Term :

First Term / 1st Term


Week 6

Class :

JSS 2 / Basic 8

Previous lesson : 

The pupils have previous knowledge of


in their previous classes

Topic :


Behavioural objectives:

At the end of the lesson, the pupils should be able to

  • define painting
  • mention media or process of execution of painting
  • explain the difference between wet painting and dry painting


Instructional Materials:

  • Wall charts
  • Pictures of different types of houses
  • Related Online Video
  • Flash Cards

Methods of Teaching:

  • Class Discussion
  • Group Discussion
  • Asking Questions
  • Explanation
  • Role Modelling
  • Role Delegation


Reference Materials:

  • Scheme of Work
  • Online Information
  • Textbooks
  • Workbooks
  • 9 Year Basic Education Curriculum
  • Workbooks




Definitions of Painting

(i) Painting is the art of beautifying drawn objects with colors.

(ii) It is  an  aspect of fine art mainly for decoration and

(iii) It is a technique of applying paint or color on a drawing with the aid of a brush.

(iv) It is also the art of creating pictorial scene on a flat surface. The artist who paints is called a painter. Mosaic and collage are aspect of painting. Paintings are named after their media or process of execution e.g.

Wash – Done with water, brush and colour.

Impasto – An Italian word used to describe the thickness of paint.

Wet painting – Colours are diluted before applying with brush on surface. Media used include water/poster colours, oil paint, emulsion or gloss paint and acrylic colors.

Dry painting – It involves applying colors without dilution. Color mixing and blending takes place directly and  right on the paper or surface used and not on palette. Media used include pastel (chalk or oil), crayon or color-pencils, marker or felt pens. Fixative is required to avoid smudging of colors.





The topic is presented step by step


Step 1:

The class teacher revises the previous topics


Step 2.

He introduces the new topic by asking the following questions to create awakenings among the learners


Step 3:

The class teacher allows the pupils to give their own examples and he corrects them when the needs arise




The class teacher wraps up or concludes the lesson by giving out a short note to summarize the topic that he or she has just taught.

The class teacher also goes round to make sure that the notes are well copied or well written by the pupils.

He or she does the necessary corrections when and where the needs arise.




  1. What is painting?
  2. What is wet painting?
  3. What is dry painting?
  4. Define impasto.