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The Son of Man

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Grades: 2 – 3

Medium: Cake Watercolor, Chalk Pastel, Colored Pencil, Crayon, Oil Pastel, Watercolor Pencil

Who could be wearing a bowler hat behind that floating green apple? Rene Magritte of course! Have fun creating your own surreal portrait. Inspired by one of his many influential apple paintings, The Son of Man (1946).

Art Techniques:

burnish, core shadow, cast shadow, highlight

Art Standards:

2nd Grade: 1.3, 2.1, 2.3, 2.4

3rd Grade: 1.2, 1.5, 2.1

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