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Grades: 2 – 3

Medium: Chalk Pastel, Tempera Paint, Watercolor Pencil

Mexican artist Diego Rivera was passionate about supporting the under-served working classes in Mexico. He wanted his paintings to give this community a voice, and to also show people their contributions in the community. Learn more about Diego by recreating your own version of Diego’s Peasants (1947).

Art Techniques:

plotting, warm colors, undulating lines, blending, shadows

Art Standards:

2nd Grade: 1.3, 2.1, 2.3, 2.4

3rd Grade: 1.2, 1.5, 2.1

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