Give students a photo copy of a Converse shoe or some other shoe style and have them design the shoe and then do patterns in the background - good color theory and pop art lesson. Alternate patterns on shoe and plain background with the opposite.
"Sunflowers, c by Vincent Van Gogh. This is one of my favorites in person. The texture and depth given to the flowers is captivating. Sunflowers are my favourite flower so this painting has always been a favourite of mine.