Colour theory part one

By students of grade 2 You need: black cardboard 15 by 15 cm coloured paper in yellow, orange, red, purple, blue, green scissors glue pencil Fo the first part of a lesson on colour theory, we repeated primary and secundary colours and showed how to make secundary colours out of primary colours. Students knew those …

Colour theory part two

Following Colour theory part one a lesson about the effect that colours have on each other. The aim of this lesson is that students discover the effect of primary and secondary colours on one another. You need: two sheets of white or black paper, A3 size coloured sheets in red, yellow, blue, orange, green and …

In the style of Klaas Gubbels

Made by a student of grade 5 Klaas Gubbels (Netherlands, 1934) is a Dutch artist. He is best known for his still lifes of tables, chairs and coffee pots. He also makes sculptures, mostly with the same subjects. Gubbels attended various art schools and teached art at the Art Academy in Rotterdam. Gubbel’s work became more abstract …

African adire

Made by a student of grade 4 You need: white drawing paper A4 size crayons liquid watercolour brush ruler pencil Yoruba women in Nigeria make a type of resist-dyed cloth that they call adire. They make some adire by folding, tying, and/or stitching cloth with raffia before dyeing. This is called adire oniko, after the …

Sunflowers in five different materials

You need: sunflowers or pictures of them white drawing sheet A1 size, cut in strips of 30 by 65 cm five different colouring materials, like colour pencils, tempera paint, watercolour paint, oil pastels, crayons, coloured ink, aquarell pencils etc. brushes pencil, ruler coloured paper scissors Look with the students at some sunflowers or pictures of …