1 Vincent van Gogh was a Dutch painter who lived during the late1800s. One of van Gogh’s most famous paintings is Starry Night, a star-studded night sky above a hilly landscape. Find a picture of this painting and see how he exaggerates everything in it.
2 Van Gogh is often called the master of Impressionism. Impressionism is when a painter gives a general impression of a scene or object. Notice how van Gogh used color, line, and form before you create a drawing using his techniques and ideas. Van Gogh often chose brilliant colors and used swirling brush strokes.
3 Use your imagination and Crayola Twistables to draw a starry night sky in van Gogh’s bold style. Mount your finished work of art on a piece of construction paper with a Crayola Glue Stick.