value, atmospheric perspective, space, In classes of Grade year-old) we have painted a forest of trees without preliminary drawing, using directly the brushes and the acrylics paints on the white paper.
Tints and Shades with Sheep. As part of our global studies, the Second Grade painted these lovely landscapes that depict the hills of Ireland. The fun of this project was exploring color mixing as we painted dark, medium, and light shades of green. We also learned the terms foreground, middleground and background. The details of the sky and the sheep were added the following week.
"First graders used overlapping, foreground, middleground, and background to create the illusion of depth in this apple still life inspired by Paul Cezanne's art. Then, they used line, shape, and color pattern to create an interesting and balance composition."