3rd Grade
Projects for April-May:

Impressionism:

Impressionist Spring Flowers: 
This project is a study of the Impressionist style of art and the paintings of Claude Monet, the most famous Impressionist artist.  Students draw 3 spring flowers, a tulip, daffodil and daisy, using the drawing from shapes technique.  They color their flowers with blended crayons and oil pastels.  They color the backgrounds with blended crayons in opposite, Complementary colors to the flower head.

An Impressionist Garden: The second project is based upon the paintings of Claude Monet of his garden at Givernay, France.  The students design their composition using the flowers drawn inn the previous lesson.  They color their garden in the Impressionist style, with blended crayons and oil pastels.