Doodle Hog Blog — color theory
Posted by Gary Wong on
Red Balloon, 1922 by Paul Klee Paul Klee was an important painter in the history of modern art. I have always been drawn to his colorful, abstract pictures. Children can relate to the simple geometric shapes and bold colors. His art has been related to Expressionism, Cubism and Surrealism. Castle and Sun, 1928 by Paul Klee[/caption] Swiss artist Paul Klee painted the Castle and Sun with simplified shapes, but viewers can easily see the way the shapes form a castle or city-like scene. For this lesson, we are going to paint colorful swatches of color and cut...
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Posted by Austin Anderson on
Piet Mondrian was an important and influential abstract painter. But did you know his early work was mostly realistic paintings, often of trees and flowers? He developed his abstract style over the years and his artwork became increasingly simplified until there were no recognizable objects in his art, only shapes and colors. His art was influenced by the Cubists. After seeing an art exhibition by Picasso and Braque, he started making his own geometric abstract paintings. In his later art, he began using only the primary colors (red, yellow and blue), black and white. He wanted to use only pure...
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