Art Projects: Sunflowers (Vincent van Gogh)
Sunflowers: Create an oil pastel in the style of Dutch artist Vincent Van Gogh in 4 step-by-step video lessons with master artist, Pat Knepley.
The Sunflowers Art Project is the ninth in See the Light’s Art Projects, a video art curriculum that helps students advance skills and learning as they complete artwork in the style of famous artists.
Sunflowers includes in-depth art history (Post-Impressionism), focuses on the style of Vincent Van Gogh, and explores related art elements (space, shape, color, value) and art principles (composition, optical blending, oil pastel technique). Art history and Biblical content are woven into every lesson.
Here is the trailer for the Art Projects series:
- Plan the Composition and First Layer of Color
- Detail the Petals and Leaves
- Fill in the Negative Space
- Value Changes for Shadows and Highlights
Sunflowers is geared for ages 10 +. The 4 lesson DVD runs approximately 2 hours, but the student should allow approximately 3 to 4 hours to complete this fabulous work of art. Click the link below to see a list of supplies you’ll need to complete this lesson: