maandag 10 mei 2021

Vincent van Gogh's chair

You need:
  1. for prints: colored paper 14 by 14 cm 
  2. for background: colored paper 
  3. linoleum 12 by 12 cm
  4. carbon paper
  5. lino knife
  6. flat piece of glass 
  7. block printing ink
  8. lino roller
  9. lino press
  10. glue

The painting The chair is from 1888 (The National Gallery, London). View this painting and discuss it using elements of art. What do you see? What stands out? What do you on the chair? What can you say about the perspective? What materials did Van Gogh use? What do you think about the colors? Do you like the painting or not, and why is that?  

Print the drawing below as a picture of 12 by 12 cm. 

Transfer the lines from the image to the linoleum using carbon paper and a pen. 

Cut out the lines.

Make two prints in colors you like. You can mix them too! Let dry. 

Stick the works on a matching colored sheet. 

Elements of art: color, space, line. 

zaterdag 8 mei 2021

Tropical birds in chalk pastel


You need:

  1. black construction paper
  2. black oil pastels
  3. chalk pastels
  4. fixative spray
View photo's of tropical birds and discuss them. 
Draw on the black sheet a bird on an branch using black oil pastel. Color with chalk pastels and finish it with fixative spray.