Watercolor Upside Down Figures is a funny creative project that introduces young students to the Art vocabulary of Surrealism, Abstraction and Symbolism.
Techniques of watercolor painting are included, as well as optional crayon only instructions. Art teachers, classroom teachers and home schoolers will find great success with this lesson plan.
Joan Miro’s very famous painting - People and Dog in Sun (also known as Upside Down Figures) will be the inspiration for this project. A great introduction to Art History.
Included with this lesson plan are Step by Step Drawing and Painting Instructions, Meet the Artist handout, What do you see? Worksheet, and 2 finished project samples – 1 watercolor and 1 crayon.
FYI included with this lesson plan
On September 11, 2001 (911) one of Miro’ great works was lost.