Monday, June 26, 2017
Rene Magritte and Flying Horses
Rene Magritte was an interesting artist for middle school students to study. Magritte was a Belgian Surrealist artist and became well know for a number of witty and thought-provoking images. We have posted on Rene Magritte previously, for posts, click Here.
To introduce the kids to Magritte, I shared a brief history using this video.
I told the kids that I wanted them to create a painting in the Rene Magritte style.
First, we painted the background clouds with acrylic.
Then, the kids came up with ideas for their Magritte project.
I printed off tons and tons of pictures for this project.
We had to consider lots with placement and photos.
I was very pleased with some projects, but others were a little too sporty. Art teachers, you know what I am talking about?
Maggie used a picture of her jumping on her horse🐎. Notice how she turned her horse🐎 into a unicorn.😁😁😁
Seriously, this child is addicted to her cell phone.
Guess what? Sports...
Maybe we should do another SPORT?
Cheerleading is a fun sport. This is Corey McCants. He is being thrown by the cheerleaders. Corey is a pretty cool guy. Corey McCants Info, click here. Corey was on Catering Wars. He has mega-talent!
I like baseball.
Basketball and Football.
Basketball and Tennis.
In honor of Maggie's horse, I think "Flying Horses" by Dispatch is a perfect way to end this post.