Wednesday, May 6, 2015

Insects on Flowers- Georgia O'Keefe Inspired Watercolor Paintings

Insects on Flowers


Last Year’s second graders learned about insects in their classrooms and then created these beautiful water color paintings in the Fine Art Studio.  Students learned about “zooming in” to create interesting compositions, overlapping to create space (an element of art), warm and cool colors, and blending water color paints.


MA Frameworks-2.6 For space and composition, explore composition by creating artwork with a center of interest, repetition, and/or balance Demonstrate an understanding of foreground, middle ground, and background

1.1 Use a variety of materials and media, for example, crayons, chalk, paint, clay, various kinds of papers, textiles, and yarns, and understand how to use them to produce different visual effects 1.2 Create artwork in a variety of two-dimensional (2D) and three-dimensional (3D) media, for example: 2D – drawing, painting, collage, printmaking, weaving; 3D – plastic (malleable) materials such as clay and paper, wood, or found objects for assemblage and construction 1.3 Learn and use appropriate vocabulary related to methods, materials, and techniques

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