Snowmen in the Moonlight

First Grade students learned about the art elements of space and value. First, they learned about the horizon line and how to establish a sense of space.  Then, they practiced blending oil pastels to create highlights and shadows in order to give their drawings a sense of 3D form.   For inspiration and an ELA connection, we read Snowmen at Night by Caralyn Buehner and made close observations of the spectacular illustrations by Mark Buehner.  

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