Sunday, November 14, 2010

Delaunay's Abstract Art

Fifth graders are learning about Robert and Sonia Delaunay, French abstract artists. We looked at several of the couple's art and have a hard time telling the difference between their works because they are so similar. We started out using a crayon, making lines with rulers and tracing circles. Students learned about asymmetrical balance in their art. Once the students finished with the crayon they are using watercolor to fill in their areas and practice brush control. So far the results are looking look.

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