Art Projects for Winter:
Matisse Inside Outside Composition: Students study the art of Paul Matisse, who created compositions that included two views in one picture. They create their own version of this style creating an inside and outside view and combining them by using form and color. The composition is colored with crayons and oil pastels using opposite (complementary) color combinations.
Expressionist Head and Shoulders Figure Drawing: Students study the art style of the Expressionist Artists. They also study the art style called Fauvism. They draw a head and shoulders drawing following the technique of figure drawing in proportion and then alter their facial positions and expressions to show emotions. They color their drawing using oil pastels to also reflect the mood by selecting colors that show happiness or sadness or fear.