Kindergarten goes Kandinsky

 

Kindergarteners just completed their first official art project of the year!

 First, we talked about how lines have a beginning and an end, so students understand the difference between a line and a shape.  We discovered lines all around us and in artworks.  After singing a fun art song about line, we made different kinds of lines with our bodies and completed a line matching activity.

We focused on the work of Wassilly Kandinsky, and pointed out the many types of lines he used in his abstract paintings.

 

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Then, student created their own abstract artwork starting with a variety of line, then adding color with both crayon and tempera paint.  Here are a few examples of vivid artworks by Molly, Colby, Alexis and Alex!

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One response to “Kindergarten goes Kandinsky

  1. I loved the second drawing of a kid in the Kindergarten class. This kid shows real talent in shapes of dinosaurs…er…dragons. I loved the lines! What an understanding he showed of the use of color! He must have really been listening to his teacher’s explanations of lines and shapes. I know I would want such a drawing on my refrigerator in my kitchen! How proud his parents should be! Way to go Colby!!

    Signed,

    His gramma

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