Saturday, January 19, 2013

Cats on Color Fields



My 6-9 year old group created their gray tabby cats first using watercolor and charcoal. For a background twist, they looked at Mark Rothko's Color Field paintings and created their own with chalk pastels choosing color combinations to convey a certain mood.

5 comments:

  1. Really like the grays against the soft color. I am starting pet portraits next week myself.

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  2. Since I am a "cat person," I am partial to anything cats. I love the neutral cats on the colored background. Also like the spots of color on eyes and nose -- such a unifying element!!!

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  3. Oh, Mary...these are beautiful. I love the background!

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  4. Kids and cats are a great combination. I have a grey tabby cat so I'm especially partial to these. Fabulous.

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  5. These are amazing! I love the combination of Rothko with cats! Pinning!

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