Third graders learned about Paul Klee and World War II during this art lesson. Paul Klee was a Swiss artist who was labeled as a "degenerate" by the Nazi party. He was targeted in a Nazi newspaper which led to his losing his job and his house being ransacked. He taught at the Bauhaus and was also a member of Die Blaue Vier with Kandinski.
Next they used these plates to print their design onto heavy white paper. We discusses mood and viewer reaction before they chose their color scheme. Lastly they used chalk pastels to fill in around the black lines.