WEEK 8

Watercolor, Still Life Painting, Clay 

 

August 5 - August 9

Key Ideas

  • Watercolor Painting

  • Clay

  • Still Life Painting

Why is it important?

  • Watercolor project will help master the crucial skill of watching paint dry, and will teach when to apply more paint and how much water to use.

  • Watercolor offers the opportunity to consider ways of applying the paint, and the effect that layering paint has on the texture and color of a finished piece.

  • Clay stimulates the child's curiosity, and it encourages more experimentation.​

  • Still life paintings show the students a new way of looking at the ordinary objects around them. Once they are placed into a specific arrangement and then captured in paint, the objects take on a whole new meaning. 

 

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