We highly suggest purchasing a high quality set of watercolor crayons because your child's results when using them, will be fantastic, full of brilliant colors.
Simply go to the first page and in the right hand corner it tells you that this is a video lesson. Watch the video and then your child makes art!
Here we discover things artists DO. This text lesson will introduce your child to the world of arts. "Visual artists place images on paper to compose pictures that we see."
Children explore the picture to see how the artist, Pieter de Hooch composed. Questions guide children in a search for objects in the painting.
"You just looked at a picture of a home from long ago... Paint a picture of something you have seen today in your home." Students know how to use the watercolor crayons because they learned the techniques in the previous video lesson.
Here we discover things artists SEE. Children learn that "Everything has a shape. Shape is what we see when we look at the object's edge."
In this two page spread, children locate the shapes within the painting.
Artworks within the book are often full page, allowing children to see the details. This work by Diego Rivera, like other paintings within the book, is a scene that is tasteful and perfectly suited for young viewers.
After reading the 10 minute lesson to your child, your child is ready to make art. Images remind children of the techniques they learned in the previous video lesson.