Friday, 15 June 2012

Art Class: Colour mixing

In this class I introduced the first element, Colour.  I talked to the children about the Primary colours and how they can be mixed to make the Secondary colours.  This was followed by a demonstration on paper of how colour mixing is done.

Then the children had a go at this exercise as well, using a limited palette of red, yellow, and blue.

The second half of the class was a little improvisation exercise based on the same colour-mixing theme.  I asked the children to fold their paper in half, paint on one-half, fold and rub their paint to create a symmetrical design.  When the paint has dried, they could cut them into interesting shapes.  I did a quick demo using a butterfly shape, and some of the children decided that they wanted the same.

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1 comment:

  1. It is really exciting to mix colors you really have a good art lesson.


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