Paul Klee’s Senecio

Paul Klee’s Senecio

I forgot to post these last week.  My apologies!  Last week, we learned about Paul Klee and his painting, Senecio (1922).  We first painted our backgrounds with tempera paint, using a mat board scrap to apply the paint.  While those were drying, we drew “Senecio” on yellow-gold paper using oil pastel and added color with […]

Musical Collages

Musical Collages

After learning about Wassily Kandinsky, we drew musical instruments both from photographs and some from imagination.  Students were encouraged to draw the instruments large, keeping the arrangement of their composition in mind.  We then added color with oil pastels.  We discussed limiting our color palettes and repeating colors to unify our pieces.  In the last […]