Color Field Sketchbook

color field sketchbook

Grade Level: 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12

Stain painting was a successful technique employed by Color Field artists Helen Frankenthaler and Morris Louis. They poured diluted acrylic color over large canvases to form “veils” of brilliant color. In this lesson, students will first learn a simple process for creating their own drawing pad, then stain and design a canvas cover for it.

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