This time, we make something we can use everyday.
Kids are asked to design patterns under a subject of “Cactus”.
First, they are designing patterns, starting with pencil sketch, define the shape and lines. Then design the colour fillings.
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I love to get children experiencing how different colours can be produced just by mixing three primary colours.
It is easy for them to make orange, green, or purple. But there are many other colours. For example, there can be ten different levels of orange, some are lighter, some are stronger. Therefore, I asked everyone of them to observe, letting them think about questions like, “what is the colour of grass under the sun? What is the colour of grass in the shade? ” and ask them try to mix these different greens by mixing different amount of yellow and blue, even try to put a bit more red inside.
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Children love to draw from what they see and like. Then how to observe the environment and translate it into their own painting language becomes important. We don’t want children to be less confident in drawing.
We started our first Observation Drawing Class with acrylic colour.
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Watercolour is an extremely interesting painting media for both adults and children. It changes dramatically by using different mixing techniques, and there are many other materials we can use to create unique textures.
For the first class, we have been testing Five Basic Techniques to introduce watercolour to our students.
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