Our latest artist was George Seurat. It was a short study — just two weeks mainly because we only had about ten different pieces of his art to study. We do artist study daily rather than weekly. My daughter has a natural gifting for art. I am doing all I can to stimulate that.
Here is Spriteworking on her rendition of the piece she chose — a circus scene.Because we’re studying these from Chinese books, I often don’t know the actual English name of the work of art. But the French name (given in the book) is Circus.
We tried using cotton swabs for painting dots on the small image of La Grande Jatte (Sunday Afternoon on the Island of La Grande Jatte) above, but it didn’t work so well on such a small scale. So Sprite just painted this larger one with watercolors:
And here is her finished version of the painting she chose:
You can find a free printable Seurat notebooking page on my Freebies page. Or visit The Notebooking Fairy for a larger set of free printable pages.
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