name a shape
how do we use line to make a shape
how did we use shapes to get to school today?
what do we eat in the shape of a triangle or square
what does it mean to overlap?
when you sit on your mom's lap are you overlapping your mom?
can shapes overlap
Show a piece of Miro's artwork:
Do you see shapes in Miro's artwork?
What colors did he use?
Are Miro's shapes overlapping?
Artist:Joan MIRO (1893-1983)
Spanish painter, sculpture
Would not commit to a certain art style
Associated with the surrealists
young Miró was drawn towards the arts community that was gathering in Montparnasse
1920 moved to Paris, France. He was influenced by the poets and writers,
He developed his unique style: organic forms and flattened picture planes drawn with a sharp line.
He would dream about his paintings
He would see the shapes on the ceiling
Project: create a miro inspired shape overlap on portfolios
step1: draw a shape
step2: draw another shape and have them touch corners
Step3: draw a third shape and have that shape touch both of the other shapes
Step4: add lines in black squiggling around the shapes more then one is great
Step5: using markers, fill in some of the shapes here and there Try very hard to stay inside the lines