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Wednesday, October 30, 2013

Colour Value Quilts

As part of our Colour Unit during which we learned about primary and secondary colours, shades, and tints, we made Colour Quilts when we learned about value.
 
I found this activity in the book, How to Teach Art to Children.


Using the 8 colours in their crayon box, I asked my little friends to use each colour to fill in 2 boxes - one with light pressure and the other with full intensity.
 
I encouraged them to colour in random boxes so that there is variation in colour and value.  As usual, some did a really good job and others didn't get the memo!

These 2 turned out pretty well.
 

You can grab the template that I used {here}.  Enjoy!

 

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