Surrealism – TeachKidsArt http://www.teachkidsart.net a resource for teaching art to kids! Tue, 30 Jan 2018 02:14:36 +0000 en-US hourly 1 Illustrations with Surrealism http://www.teachkidsart.net/illustrations-with-surrealism/ http://www.teachkidsart.net/illustrations-with-surrealism/#comments Tue, 31 Mar 2015 21:33:09 +0000 http://www.teachkidsart.net/?p=4217

What better way to celebrate April Fool’s Day than with an image of Salvadore Dali caught in the act of pulling a prank??! Surrealism is a cultural, artistic, and literary movement which began in the early 1920’s. Founded by French writer and poet Andre Breton as a ‘revolutionary movement’, Surrealism is probably best known as […] ]]>
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Oil Pastel Houses Inspired by Marc Chagall http://www.teachkidsart.net/oil-pastel-houses-inspired-by-marc-chagall/ http://www.teachkidsart.net/oil-pastel-houses-inspired-by-marc-chagall/#comments Tue, 19 Feb 2013 17:30:01 +0000 http://www.teachkidsart.net/?p=1734

Students enjoy creating these quirky street-scapes inspired by Russian artist, Marc Chagall.  There’s just something really fun about crooked buildings and random things flying through the air! Materials: 12×18 black construction paper #2 Pencil with pink eraser (the eraser is handy for “sketching” your layout!) Oil Pastels “Wet wipes” for clean up Examples of the […] ]]>
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Underwater Fantasy inspired by Paul Klee http://www.teachkidsart.net/underwater-fantasy-inspired-by-paul/ http://www.teachkidsart.net/underwater-fantasy-inspired-by-paul/#comments Mon, 30 Apr 2012 00:21:00 +0000 http://biz123.inmotionhosting.com/~teachk5/2012/04/underwater-fantasy-inspired-by-paul-klee.html

Swiss painter and graphic artist, Paul Klee, is known for his child-like use of line and color…. maybe that’s why kids relate so well to his work!  The influence of Surrealism, Expressionism, and Cubism is easily seen in his art, yet he really had a style all his own.  This project is inspired by his […] ]]>
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Self-Portrait Workshop – Paul Klee http://www.teachkidsart.net/self-portrait-workshop-paul-klee/ http://www.teachkidsart.net/self-portrait-workshop-paul-klee/#comments Mon, 11 May 2009 04:15:00 +0000 http://biz123.inmotionhosting.com/~teachk5/2009/05/self-portrait-workshop-paul-klee.html

Here is a sampling of self-portraits inspired by artist Paul Klee (including one in progress) from my last teacher workshop. Paul Klee (1879-1940) was a Swiss artist known for his highly individual, abstract style. His work was influenced by many different art movements, including Expressionism, Cubism and Surrealism. This project uses squares of “bleeding tissue” […] ]]>
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Abstract Scatch Art http://www.teachkidsart.net/abstract-scatch-art/ http://www.teachkidsart.net/abstract-scatch-art/#comments Sat, 04 Apr 2009 01:08:00 +0000 http://biz123.inmotionhosting.com/~teachk5/2009/04/abstract-scatch-art.html

This project was inspired by Swiss artist Paul Klee. Paul Klee (1879-1940) was an abstract artist known for his highly individual style, which was influenced by many different art movements, including Expressionism, Cubism and Surrealism. Random colors in the background appear as your design is scratched out, offering a fun surprise whether you create a […] ]]>
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Self-Portraits Inspired by Paul Klee http://www.teachkidsart.net/self-portraits-inspired-by-paul-klee/ http://www.teachkidsart.net/self-portraits-inspired-by-paul-klee/#comments Fri, 27 Feb 2009 17:58:00 +0000 http://biz123.inmotionhosting.com/~teachk5/2009/02/self-portraits-inspired-by-paul-klee.html

  Kindergarten self-portrait and “Senecio” by Paul Klee One of our wonderful parent volunteers recently shared a great website with me that she found. If you’re looking for new art lessons to try, check out Kathy Barbaro’s “Art Projects for Kids”. I found a great idea on her website for “painting” with tissue paper, which […] ]]>
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