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Georgia’s flowers May 11, 2011

Filed under: projects — alaplante @ 8:10 pm

The second graders are just starting their final project of the school year, already!  Today they began observing flowers and drawing as much detail as possible.  They looked at a Georgia O’Keeffe painting and answered the question, “Why do you think Georgia painted flowers so large and so zoomed in?”  The students agreed that the big size makes the flower seem less fragile, and it allows the artist to show more detail on the flower itself.

Here, they are drawing some silk flowers:




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