Protracted 19/08/2010Posted by snoozerider in art, family drawing time, home education.
Tags: abstract, art, geometric, home education, kids
Who knew you could make such beautiful art using a protractor of all things?
Inspired by this post on the fabulous Art Projects for Kids website, the boys and I had a go at making these geometric pictures in the style of artist Frank Stella. They turned out fantastically well and were fun, and even meditative to do. As you can see, even though we all three followed the same restrictions (six traces round the protractor – three vertical, three horizontal and limited ourselves to six colours each) the three pieces are very different:
Here’s Waif working on his:
And Gman steps back to contemplate his work in progress:
And here’s the three finished pictures: