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Lesson Plans

Re: Paul Klee

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Fran Marze (
Thu, 12 Mar 1998 22:06:48 -0500 (EST)

Sounds like a great idea. Where did you find the Klee examples like
this?Watercolor always is a hassle. Also, do you know where I can find
examples of Magritte's bottle people. i have not been able to
locate.Thanks Fran

On Thu, 12 Mar 1998, 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