Paul Klee - Names Paintings
In this lesson you will learn about artist Paul Klee, and you will create a name painting in Paul Klee's style.
Read one of the online articles listed below.
Choose three things about Paul Klee that you found interesting
Write those three things that you found interesting on a piece of paper with your name on it. You should label them 1, 2, and 3.
View at least 4 pieces of Paul Klees art
View at least 4 pieces of Paul Klee's art and choose a favorite. Write down what you like about it on your piece of paper. Use full sentences with proper grammar and punctuation.
Watch the video below
This is what we will be doing in class. Watch the video and be prepared to discuss.
Paul Klee Painting Lesson Vocabulary
Medium-A medium refers to the materials that are used to create a work of art. The plural of medium is media.
Resist-Resist techniques in art use the incompatibility (things that don't work together) of two mediums to create layered effects with color and texture.
Negative Space-Negative space, in art, is the space around and between the subject(s) of an image. (Teacher note: Rubins vase is a really good visual example https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rubin_vase)
Pigment-Pigment is the substance or powder that makes up the color of a paint. Pigments are either organic (derived from plant or animal sources, e.g. ivory black, indigo) or inorganic (derived from salts or metallic oxides e.g. ocher, cobalt blue).
Wash-A wash is a term for a visual arts technique resulting in a semi-transparent layer of color. A wash of diluted ink or watercolor paint applied in combination with drawing is called pen and wash, wash drawing, or ink and wash.
Unity-Unity is achieved when the components of a work of art are perceived as harmonious (works together), giving the work a sense of completion.