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- 1. Art LiteracyNinety-One School • 2011-2012“Everything startsfrom a dot” Kandinsky
- 2. Wassily Kandinsky(VAS-AH-LEE KAN-DIN-SKEE)• 1866-1944• Born in Russia, studied law• Moved to Germany, studied art• Persecuted by Nazis• Moved to France• First purely abstract work• Famous for his bold use of color, line and texture
- 3. Realistic Abstract Impressionist
- 4. Blue RiderDer Blaue Reiter 1903
- 5. Blue RiderDer Blaue Reiter 1903What doyou see?
- 6. Blue RiderDer Blaue Reiter 1903What doyou see?What doyou feel?
- 7. Blue RiderDer Blaue Reiter 1903What doyou see?What doyou feel?What doyouwonder?
- 8. Houses in Munich - 1908
- 9. Improvisation 31 (Sea Battle) 1913
- 10. Improvisation 31 (Sea Battle) 1913 There are two boats at battle in this painting. Can you see them?
- 11. Squares with concentric rings - 1913
- 12. Color Studies
- 13. Composition VIII. 1923
- 14. Kandinsky’s Art• “Everything starts from a dot”• Lines and shapes can be used to create texture and pattern in a piece of art• Used color to show emotion
- 15. Student Art Project Concentric Circles (K)• Put your name on back of your paper.• Draw a dot in the middle of the square with black crayon.• Draw a larger circle around the dot. Go over the circle several times to make a thick black line.• Continue drawing concentric circles until you reach the edge of the page.• Paint the white spaces with water colors.• Fill your paper completely with color.
- 16. Student Art Project Concentric Circles (K)• Put your name on back of your paper.• Draw a dot in the middle of the square with black crayon.• Draw a larger circle around the dot. Go over the circle several times to make a thick black line.• Continue drawing concentric circles until you reach the edge of the page.• Paint the white spaces with water colors.• Fill your paper completely with color.
- 17. Student Art Project Color Studies (1)• Put name on back of paper• Fold paper in half both direction and trace folds with pencil• Start in the center and draw an angle to make a triangle• Continue drawing angles making bands around the triangles until the paper is ﬁlled• First paint a section with just water. Then paint the section with a bright color.• Go to the next section and paint with just water ﬁrst, and then a different color.• Continue painting each section with water and color.• Fill your paper completely with color.
- 18. Student Art ProjectHouses (2-3)• Put your name on the back of your paper.• Use black crayon to draw a thick horizontal ground line.• Draw a series of rectangle buildings that sit side by side using thick black lines.• Add windows, roofs, and doors to each building.• Fill in the windows with black crayon.• Next paint each building with a different solid color.• Finally paint the sky and ground. You can experiment with mixing colors for the sky and ground.
- 19. Student Art ProjectAbstract Shapes (4-5)• Put name on back of paper with pencil.• Use black sharpie to trace circles, rectangles, and triangles of various sizes on your paper, overlapping the shapes.• Draw several straight lines and curved lines on your page that cut through or surround the shapes.• Paint the spaces created with watercolor.• Paint adjoining spaces in different colors.
- 20. Student Art ProjectPurely Abstract (6)• Put your name on the back of your paper. Use a ruler as needed to draw the following shapes and lines with black sharpie: ✓ Draw a STRAIGHT LINE all the way across your paper the LONG way. ✓ Draw a STRAIGHT LINE across your paper the SHORT way, ✓ Draw a DIAGONAL LINE from one corner of the paper to the other. ✓ Draw a ZIGZAG LINE from one edge towards the center. ✓ Draw a WAVY LINE from one edge towards the center. ✓ Draw a LARGE CIRCLE that touches at least one of the lines. ✓ Draw a few SMALLER CIRCLES anywhere on your paper, make some of the concentric. ✓ Draw several MEDIUM TRIANGLES anywhere on the page. ✓ Draw some SMALL or MEDIUM RECTANGLES in other areas. ✓ Color in some small sections with your black sharpie. ✓ PAINT your shapes with watercolors. PAINT adjoining shapes in different colors.
- 21. Student Art ProjectPurely Abstract (7-8)• Put your name on the back of your paper. Use a ruler as needed to draw AT LEAST one (or more) of the following geometric terms with black sharpie on your paper: See geometric term page for deﬁnition and examples. ✓ Draw PARALLEL LINES. ✓ Draw PERPENDICULAR LINES. ✓ Draw an OBTUSE ANGLE and an OBTUSE TRIANGLE ✓ Draw an ACUTE ANGLE and an ACUTE TRIANGLE. ✓ Draw a RIGHT ANGLE and a RIGHT TRIANGLE. ✓ Draw several ARCS along one of your lines ✓ Draw CONCENTRIC CIRCLES. ✓ Draw SIMILAR RECTANGLES. ✓ Draw CONGRUENT POLYGONS. ✓ Draw a WAVY LINE. ✓ Color in several small areas completely with the black sharpie. ✓ PAINT deﬁned areas with watercolor. PAINT adjoining areas in different colors.
- 22. Geometric Terms Deﬁned Term Deﬁnition Example Parallel Lines that are the same distance apartPerpendicular Lines that intersect at right angles to each otherObtuse Angle Any angle between 90° and 180°Obtuse Triangle Triangle with one obtuse angles Acute Angle An angle measuring less than 90°Acute Triangle Triangle with three acute angles Right Angle An angle measuring 90° Right Triangle Triangle with one right angle Concentric Circles of different sizes that have the same center point Arc Section of a curve or part of a circle Similar Having the same shape, but not the same size Congruent Having the same shape AND the same size
- 23. Painting to Music"Color is the keyboard,the eyes are the hammers,the soul is the piano with many strings.The artist is the hand that plays,touching one key or another purposely,to cause vibrations in the soul"~KANDINSKY

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