Students learn about the Abstract Expressionism movement in America and then create 6 thumbnail studies using the following abstract expressionists as inspiration: Franz Kline, Helen Frankenthaler, Lee Krasner, Willem De Kooning. They then use their favorite thumbnail to create a large piece of art. Great introduction to Acrylic Credit Card Scrape technique and Watercolor Wet on Wet technique.
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Examples of student thumbnails
Examples of final student artwork
A Space to Create; Abstract Art, Art and Music, Easy Abstract Art, Emotions and Color, Emotion and Line, Emotion and Shape. Expressive Art