The saying, "Cold hands, warm heart," has been around since the 1900s. Although this has been literally disproven, it was used to express how one shouldn't judge another based on appearances or first impressions. A person may seem one way, but their true colors are hidden beneath. A cool exterior usually disguises a warm heart.
2nd Grade artists will demonstrate their understanding of warm, cool, and neutral colors to create a painting similar to the one to the right of this page.
2nd Grade artists will use the resist technique using crayon and watercolor paint. The wax on the crayon resists the watercolor allowing it to show through even if it is painted over.
2nd Grade artists will learn how to make concentric shapes to create their paintings.
Vocabulary to know:
Warm Colors: Reds, Oranges, and Yellows on the color spectrum Cool Colors: Greens, Blues, and Violets on the color spectrum Neutral Colors: Grays, Blacks, and Browns. not on the color spectrum, but found in nature (earth tones) Concentric: Having the same center (a shape within a shape within a shape within a shape)