An Artist's Quest

Love Runs Hot and Cold


Hot & Cold Hearts done by Kindergartner class

Happy Valentine’s Day friends! I did this lesson with not long ago and I thought I’d share it with you for Valentine’s Day. I crammed a lot into the lesson with this kindergarten class but they really got it – I showed them Kandinsky’s Concentric Circles – which lead to defining the word concentric – then since Valentines was on the way we decided to do concentric hearts. I showed them the color wheel and shared the idea of hot and cold colors. I gave them the rules- 1. they had to draw concentric shapes; 2. they had to separate hot and cold colors. Then off to the art tables first to draw then to paint. They loved what they made and I loved watching them I hope you love it too! Have a love filled, creative day!


Using oil pastels students drew a hot concentric hearts on one half of the paper and cold on the other…. then paint!



One response

  1. Anne R. Blanton

    Your little artists are going to miss you Lisa! Happy Valentine’s Day!!! Love of course, Anne (Ian is printing the first batch of my books…)

    February 14, 2016 at 1:11 pm

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