This presentation helps students analyze The Tree of Life, a work of art by famous artist, Gustav Klimt. An image of Klimt's work, along with guided questions are used to help students discover what's special about the work of art. After investigating the artwork, students will create a Klimt-inspired, Art Nouveau masterpiece of their own.
This easy-to-use PDF presentation allows you to scroll through step-by-step project directions that include detailed photographs to help guide students along the way. Students will use paint and oil pastels to create a work of art that utilizes concepts and techniques such as texture, line, pattern, painting, and drawing.
Included in this presentation are images of student examples, quick facts about the artist's style, and a concluding writing prompt.
This project has been classroom-tested for second and third grade.