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2nd Grade - Variety - LCSD Art

Lindsey Riker

on 9 October 2017

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Transcript of Swimmy

Background photo by t.shigesa
Make your own Swimmy print.
2nd Grade
Variety and Emphasis

Leo Lionni
Leo Lionni wrote and illustrated more than 40 highly acclaimed children’s books. He received the 1984 American Institute of Graphic Arts Gold Medal and was a four-time Caldecott Honor Winner—for Inch by Inch, Frederick, Swimmy, and Alexander and the Wind-Up Mouse. Leo Lionni died in October of 1999 at his home in Tuscany, Italy, at the age of 89.

Variety is the use of
different lines, shapes,
and hues in artwork
to create complicated
Where do you see Variety?
What is a monoprinting?
It is a type of printmaking.
It can only be printed once.
What do I need to Monoprint?
White paper
a BIG brush
laminated paper
watered down paint
Then what?
Draw an ocean scene with crayon. Leave out all ocean life.
Using scrap paper, draw and cut out a
of sea life. Don't forget to make one the
Put your sea life in your envelopes so they don't get lost!
Collage on your sea life with a variety of paper.
Who is Leo Leonni
Today is a WONDERFUL day.
Emphasis is a principle of design that makes on part of a work of art seem more important than the rest.
When Miss Riker returns, we will monoprint the water in our ocean. Just like Leo Leonni!
1. Review
a. Leo Lionni - Read one of his books
b. Variety
c. Emphasis

2. Studio Time
a. Finish drawing your ocean without fish or water with crayon.
b. Make an envelope for you sea creatures and fish
c. Make sea creatures and fish! Draw then cut.

3. Maybe monoprint our ocean?

4. Clean-up
a. Put your fish in the envelope with your name on it.
Meet Leo Lionni
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