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This Community Coloring Page is a fun craft activity where students work together to create a life-sized reproduction of Olive Trees by Vincent van Gogh! After assembling this collaboration poster, the final size is 29 x 36.5 inches, like the original oil on canvas painting. There are twenty-four rectangles total for this cooperative grid project. The final European landscape reproduction poster is great for a bulletin board display, classroom decoration, or an art history exhibit.
Students love working together as a community when they color this gigantic coloring book-style page in a group! Students with a positive mindset will grow as they collaborate and cooperate to create their painting reproduction. This coloring sheet art project is perfect for a one day lesson plan about teamwork focused on Postimpressionist artist Vincent van Gogh. This large coloring activity is also easy to leave with a substitute because the only preparation necessary is print all the pages and set out the art supplies. Use this activity for a memorable team-building exercise or as part of a unit on French or Dutch history.
The Community Coloring Page of Olive Trees by Vincent van Gogh is a downloadable PDF file. There are 29 printable pages designed for regular 11 x 8.5” printer paper or cardstock. 24 papers are for the artwork itself. There is a printable color reproduction of the masterpiece included. There are easy directions to print, which are perfect for substitutes and student-teachers. Additionally, there is a bonus coloring book page. The complete coloring sheet is so students can work independently on a small scale. This coloring book page is great for students who finish early, and it allows students to take home a copy of the artwork.
Painter Vincent van Gogh created this landscape in 1889, which is the same year he painted The Starry Night. Olive Trees is currently on display at the Minneapolis Institute of Art in Minnesota. Vincent van Gogh was a leader in developing Postimpressionism. He lived in the Netherlands, London, Belgium, Paris, and various other places in France. He made over 800 oil paintings, and this coloring project will help students learn to identify more than just The Starry Night, Sunflowers, and Bedroom in Arles.
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For more gigantic coloring activities, check out Juan de Pareja by Diego Velazquez, George Washington by Gilbert Stuart, Self-Portrait by Rembrandt van Rijn, Rishi Coffin of Lady Rini Sarcophagus, Feminine Attempt #2 by Klaire Lockheart, Countess Maria by Élisabeth Louise Vigée-LeBrun.