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Developing and Experimenting


I decided to draw from my photos so I could use the resources to create shapes. I began by sketching them out in pencil using a light box before adding the black pen to define the lines. 142 more words

A Level Art

The Passion Of The Rubens

Recently I saw “From Van Gogh to Kandinsky” at the MMFA, and a Cézanne painting of apples and pears brought tears to my eyes.  No sobs, or any other physical affect, but the water welled up so deeply that it spilled over.  1,375 more words


Color Families & Kandinsky

Take a look at what Ms Rigg-Anderson’s and Ms Kitaoka’s classes have been up to. They learned about color families, then had to pick one and use those colors to create an acrylic painting using the kinds of shapes that Vassily Kandinsky used in some of his abstract works.

Colorful Kandinsky

Today’s post spotlights Russian painter Wassily Wassilyevich Kandinsky (1866-1944). Born in Moscow to Lidia Ticheeva and Vasily Silvestrovich Kandinsky, he recalled being fascinated and stimulated by color as a child. 454 more words

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Experimenting With Watercolor Techniques

My grade five classes have been experimenting with watercolor techniques. We were inspired byKandinsky’s shapes to create the composition. Then each student used all 10 of the watercolor techniques we had learned about and practiced.  15 more words


you wear a red scar
a shield painted for your heart
like a Kandinsky