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Wednesday, February 26, 2020

Dali Inspired Surrealist Animals

This project was inspired by the 1948 painting The Elephants by the Spanish surrealist artist Salvador Dalí. I introduced my Grade 5 students to the work of Dali and we discussed his style- barren landscapes with a real sense of depth and space, highly realistic details, lots of random objects grouped together.

They sketched these in pencil first, then outlined in Sharpie 
and painted using watercolours. 


Mr. E said...

I love your spin on this lesson !!!! I'm going to have to try it with my kiddos! Thank you for sharing.

AI said...

What a terrific tribute to Dali! Kids have done such a fantastic job. Take a bow, teacher:)

Art Grain said...

Thanks for sharing information on creative classes for kids.

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