Elements of Art: Vincent Van Gogh
Students explore a variety of different art elements including line, shape, color and texture. They view and discuss works by Vincent Van Gogh. A strong descriptive vocabulary is also included to critique their own and others' art.
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Make a Van Gogh-Style Self-Portrait
Learn by doing! Young artists try their hand at creating their own self-portraits in the style of Vincent van Gogh. This activity contains a brief explanation of the essential qualities of van Gogh's art: complementary colors and...
4th - 7th English Language Arts
Sunflower Measuring and Counting
Youngsters improve their measuring and counting skills using sunflowers. They view pictures painted by Van Gogh. Everyone works in groups to measure sunflowers and record their findings, and they all use sunflower seeds to create...
1st - 2nd Visual & Performing Arts
Yellow Days: Studying Vincent van Gogh's Painting
Students work with and identify the color yellow and who was the painter Vincent van Gogh. They identify van Gogh's painting, "Sunflowers," and identify how van Gogh used wiggly lines and liked to glob on the paint. Students also make...
K Visual & Performing Arts
Post-Impressionism: Van Gogh Drawings
Turn your young artists into little Vincent van Goghs with a lesson on brush stroke style and color blending. Pupils practice the painting technique by sketching various shapes before recreating a van Gogh piece or creating an original...
2nd - 10th Visual & Performing Arts