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Warm vs. Cool Colors

As part of our color theory unit we learned what the warm and cool colors are and how to use them. I started the class by asking kids to name me all 6 colors from the color wheel, grouping them into warm and cool. 204 more words


Kandinsky Trees

With my third graders, we had been talking about warm and cool colors, and I wanted to incorporate them into an abstract art project.

Remember my Kandinsky mural art project? 256 more words


Cool and Warm

I used some of the same colors that I used yesterday: terra rosa, transparent red and yellow iron oxides. lemon yellow and cadmium red light. 132 more words

Personal Stories

Typography Modular

When thinking of a pair of antonyms to describe via contextual clues and color symbolism, many different pairs came to mind. Celerity and sluggish, luminous and darkness, I could go on with all the word combinations I thought about. 216 more words


1st Grade: Warm & Cool Collages

For the past few years, I’ve taught a “warm place” and “cool place” collage lesson as a warm up (ha!) to an expressive self-portrait lesson. I use it as a pre-assessment to gage student’s cutting and gluing skills.  207 more words