Art Projects for Kids: Modigliani Style Portrait: Amedeo Modigliani was a late-century European artist who never lived to see his success, but his paintings are some of my all-time favorites. I love his portraits with elongated faces in soulful colors.
With a partner students could stand in different positions and trace each other's shadows. elements of art: color, shape and space. Also a good science lesson to teach how the earth rotates in relation to the sun.
Henri Matisse - His bold use of color and shape in his paper cutouts expose the children to a new medium and style of art. In their classrooms, the children create masterpiece cutouts of their own using a sea motif.