Re: New Work by 2nd and 3rd graders on our site
- The Matisse Cutouts were done by Weezie Johnston's 4th graders. I'll
pass on your comments!
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> Linda what grade level was your matisse cutouts? Robin love themkids.
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> Subject: [art_education] New Work by 2nd and 3rd graders on our site
> Hi all,
> I just put on some new watercolors of birds by my Class 2
> THey drew them in india ink brush line first, then watercoloredthem
> with washes the next day. Also, in Class 3 there are some newa
> paintings that are done in the style of Warhol. I SHowed the kids
> powerpoint with Warhol's work and had the kids draw something thata
> would be good for pop art imagery on a piece of paper. THey placed
> that paper on the window, placed a long skinny piece of paper that
> would be their final work on top of it, and traced it repeatedly on
> long skinny page to make identical repeat images to paint. They
> painted using analogous colors that included one color family and
> whatever one or two colors they wanted to add on either side of the
> color family. They mixed a colored wash and used it in each section
> of their drawing before mixing a new color and repeating it in each
> section. I got this idea from someone else on the list. If anyone
> knows who to give credit to for the original idea, speak up! THe
> kids had fun doing it.
> Go to: http://www.sjs.org/arts/story/ and click on Class two and
> then Class Three to see these if you are interested.
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