Colour Theory with Wassily Kandinsky

This art unit focuses on exploring effects of colour, lines, shapes and shading in painting and pencil using the famous artist and ‘father of abstract art’ Wassily Kandinsky.

The colour Wheel
colour hues
Greyscale and effect
colour tinting
History of Wassily Kandinsky
Abstract Art with paint and pencil
Exploring the idea of synaesthesia

Keep all art work produced and use for a celebratory display. I use the concentric circles as a background and then the other artwork displayed on top.

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  • Colour-Theory-Display-Idea.JPG
  • colour-theory-wall-display-example.jpg
  • -Art-Colour-Theory-MTP.doc
  • L3-Greyscale-sample-pictures.pptx
  • L2--Hues-Ten-Green-Bottles-Example.doc
  • L1-Colour-Wheel-for-Children---two-a-page.docx
  • L5-Father-of-Astract-Art.ppt
  • L2-To-understand-what-a--colour-hue--is-and-apply-it-to-a-picture-of--ten-green-bottles-.notebook
  • L7-Example-of-watercolouors-and-lines.png
  • L1-Colouring-in-Colour-Wheel.pptx
  • L6-Teacher-Example.JPG
  • L4---Silhouettes-for-children.docx
  • L4-LO-To-understand-what-colour-tints-are-and-how-to-create-them.notebook
  • L4-Teacher-example-of-final-copy.docx
  • L5-Kandinsky-Portrait.docx
  • L1-Colour-Wheel.notebook
  • L6-Expression-through-Lines-and-Shapes.notebook
  • L6-Other-Examples-to-look-through.ppt
  • L8---LO-To-explore-synaesthesia-through-music-and-colour.notebook
  • L8-Concentric-Circles-for-tables.doc

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Created: Aug 29, 2018

Updated: Aug 31, 2018

Display and posters

JPG, 971 KB


Display and posters

jpg, 5 MB


Unit of work

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