This Unit Plan consists of lessons focussing on the use of monochromatic shades, primary/secondary colours, and warm/cool colours.
The paintings suggested as examples consist of:
Souvenir de Voyage by Rene Magritte
Rene Magritte. Souvenire de Voyage III (Memory of Journey). Menil Collection. 1951
The Ice Cutters by Natalie Goncharova
Natalia Goncharova. Ice Cutters. Athenaeum. 1911
Sunday Afternoon on the Island of the Grade Jatte by Georges Seurat
Georges-Pierre Seurat. Sunday Afternoon on the Island of the Grande Jatte. Art Institute of Chicago. 1884-1886.
Landscapes at Collioure by Henri Matisse
Henri Matisse. Landscape at Collioure. Museum of Modern Art. 1905
Hollywood Hills House by David Hockney
David Hockney. Hollywood Hills House. 1981
Castle at Cagnes by Andre Derain
Andre Derain. Castle at Cagnes. Athenaeum . Pushkin Museum of Fine Arts. 1910
Polynesia, The Sky by Henri Matisse
Henri Matisse. Polynesia, The Sky. Troyes, musee d'Art moderne. 1946
Le Vieux Guitariste by Pablo Picasso
Pablo Picasso. Le Vieux Guitariste. Art Institute of Chicago. 1903-1904
Volutes by Auguste Herbin
Auguste Herbin. Volutes. Private Collection. 1938
The Sleeping Gypsy by Henri Rousseau
Henri Rousseau. The Sleeping Gypsy. Museum of Modern Art. 1897
The Waterfall by Hernri Rousseau
Henri Rousseau. The Waterfall. Art Institute of Chicago. 1910
Land of Lakes by R.B Kitaj
R.B Kitaj. Land of Lakes. 1977
These paintings are solely used as examples when discussing the particular colour theory that goes along with the lesson plan. They are not to be replicated.
*Apologies for the first 2 pages. I am unable to take them away from the Unit Plan as it is a PDF. I guess you can call it an incentive for purchasing this unit plan. The lesson in question is a free Cross-Curricular Science/Literacy Lesson Plan.