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Lighthouse Silhouette

”The focus of this painting was learning how to successfully blend colors without creating a muddy effect. Students learned about creating a silhouette and how to draw a lighthouse using lines and shapes.”

Hat on a Fence

”Students learned some fun techniques for painting different effects such as wood, straw, ribbon. They also studied the importance of light and shadow to create form.”

Oil Pastel Beehives

”Students learned how to draw by breaking down forms into simple shapes and lines. They then explored the concept of shadows and highlights with oil pastels.” AGE 7-8

‘Paul Gauguin, Tropical Beach”

‘ ”This was a great lesson to the start off the summer. Students looked at paintings of artist, Paul Gauguin and we talked about his unique style. He used many unrealistic colors in his paintings and painted many palm tree scenes. After drawing their own beach landscape, students used oil pastels in unrealistic colors but […]