Paul Gauguin’s life and art are presented creatively to make art history come alive. Voice tapes and dress-up props motivate the children to investigate Gauguin’s life and artistic genius. The student artists use oil pastel on black paper to create a Tahitian landscape in the abstract style of Gauguin.
Art Concepts Taught: Color
All Levels: Colors, South Sea subject matter
All Levels: Oil pastel on black background
Beg./Int. Levels: Palm trees
Adv. Level: Tahitian landscape