Tuesday, April 21, 2009

Sketch Tuesday-Van Gogh's Olive Trees

This weeks assignment:

You can sketch the whole painting or just a part of it for this assignment. If you would like to print out the painting, you can right click, save the image, and then print it out on your color printer. Here is a link to see the painting larger:Wikipedia: Van Gogh: Olive Trees with the Alpilles in the BackgroundTake some time to really look at the painting with your child. Have them view the painting for a few minutes and then have them tell you about the painting. This will help them to begin to really see all the details that Van Gogh used to accomplish this masterpiece. All ages of children are capable of completing this assignment so let them give it a try.Here is a child friendly link for Van Gogh:http://www.geocities.com/ljacoby_2000/vangogh.html

Mikaela's painting Blake's painting

This assignment was fun. The kids enjoyed using paint and playing with the colors. It is always more of a challenge to copy a painting ,but I love to see how they turn out.

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