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Starry Night and the Astronauts

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Artist:

Grades: 2 – 3

Medium: Tempera Paint

Continue the inspiration with this abstract painting by expressionist artist Alma Thomas! She was inspired by the space expeditions of the 1960’s, and created this painting, Starry Night and the Astronauts, in 1972. Create a playful night sky and a kaleidoscope of warm colors to represent your very own space vessel with this activity!

Art Techniques:

abstract, warm colors, cool colors

Art Standards:

2nd Grade: 1.3, 2.1, 2.3, 2.4

3rd Grade: 1.2, 1.5, 2.1

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