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Exploring Colour Mixing and Colour Combinations in Year 2 Art19th October 2016

Written by: Sue Elliott

The Year 2 children have enjoyed experimenting with colour mixing and seeing how different colours work together in the style of the Russian painter, Wassily Kandinsky. They demonstrated improving brush skills and colour mixing skills as they created their own concentric circles in squares.

They were inspired by his painting Farbstudie Quadrate (1913) which is one the most reproduced of all modern art paintings. It is instantly recognisable with its squares containing concentric circles.


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