Students in Art 8 recently completed a TREE OF LIFE project to learn about the Principle of Art: UNITY AND VARIETY. Klimt's work is a great example of this principle, and each student created their own interpretation of the piece using sharpie, oil pastel or crayon and watercolor paint. Click on the images below to enlarge.
Art 8 students completed their own
version of Gustav Klimt's TREE OF LIFE.
The Tree of Life is an example of Klimt's GOLDEN PHASE.
This assignment was to learn the principle of art UNITY & VARIETY.
Students' trees were created using the following steps:
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7th graders recently completed the 1-point perspective rooms project that I do every year and continue to love seeing the results. Click on the images to enlarge.
8th graders are completing projects based on the Principles of Art. This first group of projects is from the Principle Proportion. Students created projects inspired by Salvador Dali and exaggerated proportion or surrealism. Click on student images to enlarge.
The next 8th grade projects were based on the Principle Unity & Variety, along with the "Tree of Life" by Gustav Klimt (originals pictured directly below).