Van Gogh Mixed Media Still Life Sunflowers Click here for full lesson

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(Picture of my 3rd graders work)

Van Gogh Still Life – Mixed media project for 2-4th graders

1 Hour 15 min Appox time

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Supply List:

Large Paintbrush

Small Paintbrush (For stems)

Water for paintbrush

Paints: 2 of your choice and green for the stems

Oil Pastels

Two pieces of mixed media paper (approx 16×20)

Scissors

Black Sharpie

Pencil

Glue

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Step One: Take one sheet of mixed media paper and paint 1/3 of it a color of your choice and 2/3 of it another color of your choice

Set aside and let it dry

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Step Two: Take the last sheet of mixed media paper and cut it 7×8- color it in as you wish.  You can add circles, squares, waves, etc.  Draw an “S” and cut around the “S” Set aside

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Step three: Take your remaining paper and cut it into 3 or four equal sections.  Time to draw the sunflowers.  Follow the steps below
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Step Four: using your oil pastels color in your sunflowers

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Step Five: “Blend” using your fingertips blend the orange and yellow together.  Try to cover as much white as possible.Cut out your flowers.

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Step Six: Glue your flowers on your painted sheet. Draw your stems



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