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Lesson Plans

Re: Paul Klee

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John M. Barrick (astroboy)
Thu, 12 Mar 1998 13:10:40 -0500

I use to mix sand with tempera to give it that "klee"look.Another idea
would be to paint on top of plaster and then scratch into it.Paint
blackoutlines around drawings as a finishing touch.Look at the "pond
picture"not the correct name.Has skeleton fish.

Robert E. "Bo" Sheffey & Family wrote:
> Mary Anne,
> I used to do a watercolor lesson with High School which was based on
> the work of Paul Klee.
> The students would divide a piece of watercolor paper into 4 horizontal
> sections. They would then lightly draw letters to divide the space.
> They could take a poem or saying or their name. After the paper was
> divided into all kinds of interesting spaces, they would paint in those
> spaces mixing different colors of watercolors. It was just an
> interesting way to do some color mixing and work on getting transparent
> washes before doing more watercolor. The letters were not supposed to
> be apparent when they finished. I found some of Klees work where he
> used this technique and showed it to the kids for examples.
> Teresa Sheffey
> Montwood Middle School
> El Paso, TX