Another project from the afore-mentioned fantastic art treasury book that has since been called back to the library. Here Sadie uses tissue paper to create her own Waterlilies a la Monet.
Our choice of tissue colors was limited to my closet collection but she like it all the better in pinks and purples.
Here she first folds the paper into 6 squares, uses crayons to draw concentric circles (or triangles and other random shapes) within each square, then paints over all with watercolor. Cool effect! Based on Wassily Kandinsky’s Colour Study: Squares with Concentric Circles.
Here she stands with part of the art wall. We had to expand it once she started doing full-length self portraits. The blonde is Sadie and the brunette is Mama.
This is our primary art wall. 4,000 coats of magnetic paint under the latex and we have a vaguely magnetic area to hang the kids’ artwork. It is so fun to stand before it and look at each piece. Each media, subject, and mood is so different.