Monet’s Waterlilies

I am sure you will be surprised how children can react to colours with this subject.

Monet is one of the best know impressionism artists. Now, we discard shapes and concentrate on colours. Using colour dots only to create a lovely painting.

First, we need to use paper tape to create a simple shape of the bridge, and then we will just let the colour do the magic. Continue reading “Monet’s Waterlilies”

Meeting Jackson Pollock

Meeting Jackson Pollock

As our end of year project, I decide to have our girls go wild and feel how master making their masterpieces.

Jackson Pollock is one of the best and most well known abstract artists in the world. The painting style invented by him is “dripping”. With this painting style, our children can feel how body movement becoming part of the creation, and how abstract painting expressing emotions.

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Colour Mixing Magic

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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