Wassily Kandinsky Study, Part 2

This is a project that Kelsey Howard created this summer at art camp.  It was amazing and the children loved it.  I had to video tape it and share it with you.  I wanted to bring a Kandinsky project — little did I know that Kelsey had a deep understanding of his work.   She created this lesson on sound, shape and color.  You must watch the videos to see her lead the children.  It is magic!Step One:  Kelsey told a story of the sound of rocks hitting the surface of the water.  The children made the sound with her.   The story told the children how the rocks made a rippling effect – sound, shape, and color.

The children drew the “rock” ripples – circles within circles.  For the rest of the lesson – watch the two videos below!!
Video 1 shows how she used music to add color.
Video 2 shows how she connected the sound, shape and color in a powerful way!

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  1. gail says:

    I would love to see the video from Wassily Kandinsky Study, Part 2. Is it still posted somewhere?

  2. Lisa says:

    I am inspired by your post on Kandinsky. This sounds like a incredible way to introduce the children to his art. I would love to see the video or find out more . Where is this posted?

  3. Kathryn says:

    I too would like to see the videos.

  4. Jan says:

    I loved the children’s work with the Kandinsky circles. I am interested to see how Lisa used music to inspire the use of colour and how she tied everything together in the end. I would love to see the videos if they are posted somewhere.

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