Abstracting the Obvious
(High School Level)
This is a project students can do at home. Students will collect and repurpose colored trash as a creative way to study the color wheel and
color relationships. Students will be taken on a self-guided study of an abstract expressionist portrait from our permanent collection through an art viewing experience called See, Think, Wonder. They will then create contour drawings (a portrait, a self-portrait, and a landscape) and use their new repurposed goods as material.
Psychology of Color
● Recycled Color Wheel (adaptable classroom project included)
● See/Think/Wonder + Harold Zisla
● 3 Contour Drawings
paper, pen, glue, scissors, x-acto knives, trash
Download course instructions here.
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