Friday, May 13, 2016

Experimenting with Watercolor Techniques

What Mars Might Look Like In the Future

These landscape paintings were inspired by photographs from magazines.  The students took the photos and thought about how to abstract the images into simple shapes.  

This student wanted to change the color palette to make everything "wrong", as you can see with purple and blue trees, pink land, etc.  She hadn't even heard of Fauvism until I  explained it to her afterwards!

This student was particularly interested in making the viewer's eye travel to the left...notice how she made all of the lines lean in that direction.  

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