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Wind Dancing with Spring Flowers

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Grades: 4 – 6+

Medium: Crayon, Oil Pastel, Tempera Paint

Imagine looking out a window, down at a colorful spiral of planted flowers in a garden – that’s what inspired Alma Thomas when she created her painting Wind Dancing with Spring Flowers (1969)! Learn cool techniques to recreate your own hypnotic Alma Thomas inspired artwork.

Art Techniques:

symmetrical, radial symmetry, warm colors, cool colors, circles, shapes

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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