Thursday, February 9, 2012

Let the Sun Shine...

Happy Spring!... well almost.
I took this small window of warmness to do a bright, sunny painting with our Kindergarteners and First Graders inspired by Alma Thomas, and African American abstract painter from Columbus, Georgia.
Alma Thomas' artwork is greatly influenced by nature, especially her painting, "The Eclipse, " which features a near-total solar eclipse that she witnessed in 1970.

Using, construction paper, tempera paints and sponge brushes, we created this:

and this!

SPECIAL THANKS to Deena Sisk, art teacher extraordinaire, at Whitesburg, Williams, and Farley Elementary Schools for sharing this lesson!

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