Students love liquid paint and will enjoy using acrylic paint in this book.
The Welcome page invites you and your student into the world of Modern art.
In the right hand corner you'll see that Lesson 1 is a video lesson. Simply select the DVD or Blu-ray provided and watch a 6 minute demonstration on using acrylic paints.
In Lesson 2, children learn that Modern art began with Cezanne. Read the text to your child.
Children then explore the work of the master artist through answering a series of questions about the painting. There are no wrong answers. The questions simply guide children into seeing more within the artwork.
After the ten minute lesson, your child is ready to make art. Illustrations help children understand the steps, but they will always make original works of art., as seen in the Student Gallery.
What inspired the first non-objective art? Your child will find out in this lesson.
Children learn that non-objective art is made of colors and shapes. It makes us feel something.
Children enjoy making their own non-objective artwork using lines and colors of their choice.
Children will explore many types of artwork throughout the book, including Benton's enlongated figures.
Students see Modigliani's modern features in a sculpture.
Students explore the delight of inventing colors in Marc's yellow cow.
Students discover how artists show their feelings of an experience in art by Van Gogh.