Wednesday, October 12, 2011

People in Motion!

Fourth grade artists have been studying the work of the French artist, Edgar Degas.  We discovered that Degas liked to paint people in motion, especially ballerinas.  The fourth graders learned how to create figure drawings to show people moving in various ways.  Next, they used patterns of color to surround their people to create an illusion of movement.  Here are some of their masterpieces:

1 comment:

  1. And they are indeed masterpieces...I love them!