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Explore the vibrant work of Henri Matisse then tap into emotions in your own original tempera paintings, poems, and short stories.
Look at the artwork of Henri Matisse, such as The Green Stripe, Woman in Front of a Window and L'escargot. Study his use of patterns and colors, and discuss the way those colors make you feel. Notice that bright, active colors are energizing and uplifting, while darker colors are calming and quiet. How can color choices affect people's moods in interior spaces?
On construction paper, use Crayola® Colored Pencils to sketch your interpretation of a Matisse painting, or adapt your ideas to resemble a Matisse painting.
Cover a table top with recycled newspaper. With Crayola Tempera Paints and Brushes, complete your picture in a Matisse style. Use bright colors and patterns for an uplifting mood, or darker colors and patterns for a calmer mood. Dry.
Outline shapes or add details to your work with Crayola Washable Markers.
With colored pencils, write poetry or a short story describing the mood depicted in your painting. Use colorful, descriptive adjectives.
Study how abstract artist Franz Kline's coal region roots inspired his art then create your own original industrial draw
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Experiment with primary colors and geometric shapes in the style of Piet Mondrian! Create a template to make one huge, u
Storytelling meets visual arts in the style of Jacob Lawrence, African American artist and storyteller.
Color and light explode with brilliance in hand-blown glass! Design an elegant sculpture reminiscent of Dale Chihuly’s s
This powerful diorama pays tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebrate his historic civil rights speech on the step
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