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Spring 2015: Hundertwasser Flowers
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Spring 2015: Hundertwasser Flowers
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4
Mar

Ages 5 and up Background Information Austrian artist Friedensreich Hundertwasser was a painter and architect known for his enthusiasm for environmental issues. Looking at Hundertwasser’s flower paintings, you and your child can notice and talk about the use of color, shapes and lines. Some of Hundertwasser’s paintings used warm colors (red, orange and yellow) and […]

Winter 2014: Radial Design Snowflakes
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Winter 2014: Radial Design Snowflakes
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29
Nov

These snowflake designs integrate the math principal of radial symmetry with art skills such as printmaking and painting! Learn about radial symmetry Radial symmetry is when an object has symmetry (is the same) around a central axis. When you rotate an object with radial symmetry, it looks the same all the way around. Can you […]

Fall 2014: Symmetrical Monarchs
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Fall 2014: Symmetrical Monarchs
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24
Aug

Connecting art to other subject areas takes learning to a deeper level. Nature is a favorite subject matter of professional and child artists alike, so connecting art to science is very fitting. Art is a great way for children to explore what they learn through hands on activities. This project connects not only art and […]