Some kids absolutely love the freedom of playing with line, shape, and color without trying to make their art look like something realistic. Others may have a hard time letting go of the concrete, or of ways of drawing familiar shapes like hearts or stars that they have been taught.
This free, downloadable class introduces kids to some famous abstract artists, and to some of the basic elements of design: line, shape, and color. It includes a game and a simple, name-based painting project that makes abstract art and color theory accessible to elementary age kids (or preschoolers with a bit of help from an adult)
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