Monday, December 4, 2017

Castle Art: Lessons in 3D, Perspective, and Proportion

Our Social Studies topic of the Middle Ages was woven and integrated throughout our curriculum. This castle art project with Angela, our art specialist, took three days to complete. We learned how to incorporate 3-D, perspective, and proportion into our watercolor paintings.

The results? Amazing!

Notice the 3-D effect of the castle towers:

Notice the perspective of the drawbridges:

Notice the people in the foreground and the background:

Notice the proportion of the faces (self portraits) and the bodies:

Can't wait for the next 
Social Studies/Art/Science/Writing/Math topic: 
the Renaissance!!

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