Kandinsky Circle Painting
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This Kandinsky project worked really well with my last after school watercolor class which includes kinder through 5th grade. MATERIALS Watercolor paper (I used Strathmore) Crayons Liquid watercolor paint DIRECTIONS PREP: pre-print … Read More

Kandinsky Common Core Art
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How many art projects include art history, Common Core standards AND make something really striking? Not many, and I’ve been at this for quite awhile now. This project was inspired by Kandinsky’s … Read More

Kandinsky on Canvas Panels
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This is a match made in heaven, Brush Sharpie markers and Kandinsky on canvas. The brush markers just glide on the canvas and leave a brilliant color. Makes for a very fun … Read More

Kandinsky Circles with Oil Pastels
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Kandinsky pretty much invented abstract art back in the early 1900’s. His “Study of Abstract Squares” is a fun and easy painting to imitate. Encourage students to lay in on thick, so … Read More

Maple Leaf Drawing, Kandinsky Style
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Here’s a maple leaf drawing idea that uses colors, Kandinsky-style. Kandinsky was one of the first artists to make abstract paintings that celebrated ideas as simple as rings of color. I followed … Read More

Kandinsky Pastel Cityscape
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This Kandinsky Pastel Cityscape project is in honor of his wonderful city life paintings, such as “Houses in Munich”. I tried out a new media that offers the rich colors of pastels, … Read More

Kandinsky Art Trading Cards
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Kandinsky was one of the first creators of pure abstraction in modern painting. Students can have fun imitating his color style, and for a change, hope their colors “run” into each other … Read More

Kandinsky Tree Collage
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If you combine the idea of rings of color with a tree, you get a Kandinsky tree collage. Try to have the students make as much variation as possible – some thin, … Read More

Kandinsky Leaves
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Here’s an idea for mixing art history with the season, filling in a leaf drawing with Kandinsky-style circles. MATERIALS Maple Leaf Drawing project tutorial Drawing paper Black Sharpie Prang Color Wands   … Read More

Torn Paper Kandinsky Art
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Abstract art projects are great for those who feel that art is always about drawing, and may not always be so keen on their skills. Sometimes just making irregular shapes with color … Read More

Mini Diamond Kandinsky Painting
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Imagine the fun of giving your friends a Kandinsky masterpiece – made by you of course. These are too fun and easy to give to everyone on your list.  1. Miniature canvases … Read More

Mini Kandinsky Masterpiece
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I was excited to find these mini canvases and easels, but I noticed that Aaron Brothers sells them now too. At any rate, they are perfect for a little “Mini Masterpiece” project. … Read More

Kandinsky Trees
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If you combine the idea of rings of color with a tree, you get a Kandinsky tree collage. Try to have the students make as much variation as possible – some thin, … Read More

Kandinsky Watercolor Painting
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This Kandinsky project worked really well with my last after school watercolor class which includes kinder through 5th grade. MATERIALS Watercolor paper (I used Strathmore) Crayons Liquid watercolor paint   DIRECTIONS PREP: … Read More

Kandinsky Cityscape
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This Kandinsky Cityscape project is in honor of his wonderful city life paintings, such as “Houses in Munich”. I tried out a new media that offers the rich colors of pastels, but … Read More

Kandinsky Oil Pastel Circles
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Kandinsky pretty much invented abstract art back in the early 1900’s. His “Study of Abstract Squares” is a fun and easy painting to imitate. Encourage students to lay in on thick, so … Read More

Torn Paper Kandinsky
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Try a torn paper Kandinsky art project for students who feel that art is always about drawing, and may not always be so keen on their skills. Sometimes just making irregular shapes … Read More

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