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The Calla Lily Seller

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Grades: 4 – 6+

Medium: Chalk Pastel, Watercolor Pencil

Get ready for more undulating lines as you recreate Diego Rivera’s The Calla Lily Seller (or El Vendedor de Alcatraces, 1941). Following his passion for supporting the working class, create your own calla lily seller with their anything-but-small basket of calla lilies!

Art Techniques:

light drawing, shadow, core shadow, blend, burnish, texture, cross hatching, dip and drag

Art Standards:

4th Grade: 1.3, 2.1, 2.7, 2.8

5th Grade: 1.2, 2.2, 2.6, 2.7

6th Grade: 1.1, 2.1, 2.3

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