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Third Grade – Joan Miro Abstract Freeform Shape Designs

Third Grade – Joan Miro Abstract Freeform Shape Designs

Some of my favorite Joan Miro paintings are the ones with many shapes overlapping and creating new shapes. Β We looked at several of his works of art that created some interesting shapes from layering. Β To create our compositions, we drew two very large, loopy freeform shapes, (on brown banner paper cut to 17×17), with the goal to create other shapes. This lesson is a great transition between two larger lessons that take a few meeting times. Β This one only takes 2 class times and is very productive! I have finished this project with painting in the shapes with colored tempera, (red, yellow, blue, green…. Miro colors) or have used chalk & oil pastels. Β It just depends on my mood and what materials my students have already used. Β Take a look…

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Finished with Chalk and Oil Pastels

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  • Emily Horvat
    Posted at 20:46h, 23 September Reply

    What did you tell the kids to do for this? Did you have them paint on paper bags?

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