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The False Mirror

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Grades: K – 1

Medium: Chalk Pastel, Oil Pastel

Is the eye in the sky, or is the sky in the eye? Artists will have a blast recreating this unusual juxtaposition of a blue sky, fluffy clouds, and one big eye! Inspired by Magritte’s The False Mirror (1929).

Art Techniques:

blending, shadows, cast shadow, layering

Art Standards:

Kindergarten: 1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 2.1, 2.5, 2.6, 4.1, 5.1

1st Grade: 1.3, 2.1, 2.4, 2.6

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