Lavina Fontana was a Mannerist artist who lived and worked in Rome during the 16th century. Her father, Prospero Fontana was also an artist, and helped to train his daughter. Art historians often refer to her as the first woman in western Europe to make a career out of art. Her husband served as her agent and the commissions she painted helped to support him and their eleven children.
Kids will have so much fun exploring colours and shapes in a new way with this Kandinsky circles painting for kids! Making art with circles is such an exciting way to experience art, inspired by Kandinsky's Squares with Concentric Circles. The best part about this Kandinsky circle art for kids is that it's pretty easy to do, especially with the free template we've included. Follow the step by step directions below to get started on your own Kandinsky for kids art project.
Wassily Kandinsky was a Russian artist who lived from 1866 until 1944. He is given credit for developing a purely abstract style in art. After giving up a promising career in law, Kandinsky became a painter, an author, and a teacher at the Bauhaus School of Art in Germany. He loved color and music, and he believed they were closely related in many ways. Kandinsky's "Squares With Concentric Circles" is a great piece of artwork for children to imitate because it is so colorful and playful. It…
Kindergarten students learned about Wassily Kandinsky and his Farbstudie Quadrate painting. The students identify the geometric shapes, draw their own concentric circles with crayon, then paint with watercolors to create a resist. I taught this to Kindergarten but it would be appropriate for any primary grade.