over and over at Bear’s request, I figured it would be foolish to pass up the opportunity to do a Monet artist study, seeing how interested she was in the
Using our Christmas tree as inspiration, we dabbed and daubed as the painters in Katie Meets the Impressionists.
She had a beautiful shape of a tree here, but decided to do a super-zoomed in tree (her words) as you will see in the photo of the finished painting.
Mommy’s finished tree.
Bear’s “super-zoomed in” tree.
Photographed with the inspiration tree.
I didn’t share any actual artist biographical information with her this time since it was a bit of a spur-of-the-moment project.
Art elements and principles, and vocabulary, taught:
magnification, texture, impressionist, use of space, balance
What are your favorite books for kids about artists?
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