First graders continued their exploration of Nouns in Art - people, places, and things - with a mixed media still life. We looked at Van Gogh's sunflowers to get an idea of our composition, and we made a simple tabletop and vase. On a sheet of printing Styrofoam, we drew different shapes of flowers like roses, tulips, and sunflowers. We printed them using printing ink and cut them out to add to the picture. Andy Warhol is a great example of an artist who uses flowers in printmaking.
Thanks to Arteascuola.com http://arteascuola.com/2017/01/flowers-printed-with-craft-foam/ for the inspiring idea!