Klee Castle
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Paul Klee was one of the great colorists in the history of painting. I developed this project that imitates his abstract “Castle and Sun” painting by having students trace cardboard shapes and fill them in with colored pencils. MATERIALS • Black paper, card stock is preferred • Chip board for cutting squares and triangles • Colored pencils DIRECTIONS PREP: I made lots of shapes that were all based on 1″ proportions. My sample uses 2″ squares, … Read More

Paul Klee Castle
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Paul Klee was one of the great colorists in the history of painting. I developed this project that imitates his abstract “Castle and Sun” painting by having students trace cardboard shapes and fill them in with colored pencils. MATERIALS • Black paper, card stock is preferred • Chip board for cutting squares and triangles • Colored pencils DIRECTIONS PREP: I made lots of shapes that were all based on 1″ proportions. My sample uses 2″ squares, … Read More

Paul Klee Sun Mural
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I made this Paul Klee activity for kids so they could create their own  “Castle and Sun” mural. PDF FILE INCLUDES: • 24 Coloring Pages (8.5″ x 11″) • Assembly instructions • Coloring Guide • Single Page Version FINISHED DIMENSIONS: 45″ x 42″ RECOMMENDED MEDIA: Portfolio Oil Pastels, 24 pack FOR BEST SHOPPING AND DOWNLOAD RESULTS 1. Visit Account page and create an account with your own password. 2. Add product to cart and “Proceed to checkout”. 3. … Read More

Paul Klee Line Drawing
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I made a “How to Draw like Paul Klee” tutorial to guide students in a continuous line drawing that would look a lot like Klee’s famous painting. This drawing is made by following the “up” and “down” and “over” directions shown on my diagram page. The fact that the finished art will look a lot like a famous Klee painting means a little art history may addressed as well. You can learn much more … Read More

Klee Color Study
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Paul Klee (1879 – 1940) was an modern art master who fell in love with color. I love his “Ancient Harmony” painting that twinkles with light and dark patches of color. Students can follow his idea for a fun color study by choosing two groups (light/dark, warm/cool colors) and have one encircle the other. It’s fun to arrange the colors in a random sort of way, and actually try NOT to create any patterns. … Read More

Color Study, Paul Klee Style
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Paul Klee (1879 – 1940) was an modern art master who fell in love with color after a visit to Tunisia. I love his “Ancient Harmony” painting (above) that twinkles with light and dark patches of color. Students can follow his idea for a fun color study by choosing two groups (light/dark, warm/cool colors) and have one encircle the other. It’s fun to arrange the colors in a random sort of way, and actually … Read More

How to Draw like Paul Klee
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I made this “How to Draw like Paul Klee” tutorial to guide students in a continuous line drawing that would look a lot like Klee’s famous painting. This drawing is made by following the “up” and “down” and “over” directions shown on my diagram page. The fact that the finished art will look a lot like a famous Klee painting means a little art history may addressed as well. You can learn much more … Read More

Scratch Away Klee
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Paul Klee was a Swiss/German painter of abstract art. His Senecio painting is made of simple geometric shapes, and is a lot of fun to imitate. MATERIALS • Multimedia paper • Black Sharpie marker • Oil pastels • Acrylic paint • Old plastic gift card DIRECTIONS 1. Trace a round shape like a dish to make a large round circle in the middle of the paper. Add a neck and mouth using only straight … Read More

Paul Klee City on Acetate
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Paul Klee’s City Painting is the perfect picture to try with acetate and oil pastels. Simple shapes yet rich colors on a dark background. A pretty potent combination. MATERIALS • Acetate, 8.5″ x 11″ • Copy paper • Download Grid Paper • Black Sharpie marker • Black card stock paper • Oi pastels (I prefer the Portfolio brand for their smooth coloring) DIRECTIONS PREP: Download a grid paper linked above. Print one on white … Read More

Paul Klee Castle Drawing
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Paul Klee was one of the great colorists in the history of painting. I developed this project that imitates his abstract “Castle and Sun” painting by having students trace cardboard shapes and fill them in with colored pencils. MATERIALS • Black paper, card stock is preferred • Chip board for cutting squares and triangles • Colored pencils DIRECTIONS PREP: I made lots of shapes that were all based on 1″ proportions. My sample uses 2″ squares, … Read More

Oil Pastel Klee Portrait
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Paul Klee was a Swiss artist from the early 1900’s who liked to turn things into simple geometric shapes. This project is based on his “Head of A Man” a classic example of his philosophy. You can learn much more about Paul Klee at Artsy.net. MATERIALS • Chip board for template • Drawing paper, 9″ x 12″, brown or tan • Ruler • Sharpie marker • Oil pastels DIRECTIONS 1. Make a 7″ round … Read More

Paul Klee Oil Pastel Cityscape
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I love the way oil pastels look on a sheet of acetate, backed with a nice black piece of construction paper. Paul Klee’s City Picture can a lot of fun to imitate in this style with just a few aids. MATERIALS • White paper with grid for guide lines • Acetate • Oil Pastels • Black Sharpie marker • Black card stock paper • Invisible Tape DIRECTIONS 1. Print a background grid paper white paper … Read More

Paul Klee Portrait
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Paul Klee was a Swiss artist from the early 1900’s who liked to turn things he saw into simple geometric shapes. His “Head of A Man” is a classic example of his philosophy. You can learn much more about Paul Klee at Artsy.net.   MATERIALS • Multimedia Paper • Circle template (optional) • Crayon, dark color • Tissue paper, bleeding type • Water, paint brush   DIRECTIONS 1. In the center of a 9″ … Read More

Fine Art Coloring eBook
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If you are looking for fine art coloring books to print for a classroom, here’s a pretty sizable collection I’ve turned into a brand new eBook. It’s actually a compilation of my former Coloring Book 1, 2 and 3, plus 20 more for a total of 50 coloring pages. Fine Art Coloring eBook, $15 value A collection of 50 Fine Art themed coloring pages from the masters. Included are: Audubon, Botticelli, Cassatt, Chagall, Cezanne, Chuck Close, … Read More

Drawing Faces and Places
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Here are 25 more drawing tutorials in my fourth step-by-step Drawing Book. Included are 14 faces and 11 places to draw, including that of a Portrait of a Girl, Portrait of a Boy, Close up Portrait, Frida Kahlo Portrait, Comic Book Style Portrait of Woman, Hundertwasser Style Portrait, Modigliani Style Portrait, Maasai Style Portrait, Chuck Close Style Portrait, Cubism Portrait, Paul Klee Style Portrait, Abstract Face Portrait, Clown Face, Scarecrow Face, Airplane, Sailboat, French … Read More

Mini Abstract Murals #2
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I’ve created smaller versions of three of my Americana murals: The Statue of Liberty, USA Map and USA Flag. My Mini Murals are great for smaller groups, ambitious individuals or family fun. NOTE: I used my favorite Portfolio brand oil pastels in my sample. PDF FILE INCLUDES: • Klee Sun Mini Mural: 9 Coloring Pages (8.5″ x 11″) • Butterfly Mini Mural: 12 Coloring Pages (8.5″ x 11″) • Klee Big Red Mini Mural: … Read More

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