Making concentric circles with oil pastels and liquid watercolor.
Many students have made wonderful progress on color choice and identification
We added small circles on top, learning about color blending.
This student discovered how to make green.
Everyone’s circle is unique.
A project inspired by the traditional yarn paintings created by the Huichol people of Mexico.
It took great concentration to expand the spirals!
And sometimes circles want to be surrounded by squiggles .
Christina is visually impaired, and often responds to art making through engaging her in song.
On our final day of class, we all worked on the same canvas!
Sophie explores warm colors on her segment of the canvas.
The completed work was a landscape of splendid color…
Each square wonderfully unique…
Each blending so beautifully together.
The final piece, inspired by Wassily Kandinsky’s Color Study: Squares With Concentric Circles, will be hung in the classroom to brighten the lives of the students and staff. Oil pastel and watercolor on canvas.