- Crayola Tempera Paint
- Crayola Paint Brushes
- Paper Towels
- Water Containers
- Plastic Lids for Palettes
- White Foam Core Board - 12.7 cm x 12.7 cm (5" x 5") - 4 per student
- Planning Paper 12.7 cm x 12.7 cm (5" x 5")
- Draw your shape on a piece of paper the same size as the foam core board.
- Make sure it fills most of the space.
- Cut out the shape and use it as a tracer to draw the same shape on all 4 pieces of foam core board.
- View Jim Dine's paintings and explore ways to use the paint in a similar way, but use your own ideas too.
- Remember that all 4 paintings will be placed beside each other when displayed.
- Notice how Jim Dine uses strong contrasting shapes and lines to make his shapes stand out.
- Decide how you will use contrast to make your shapes stand out.
- Explore ways of using your cutout shape as a stencil to make shadows.
- Try different ideas on each painting.
- From time to time look at some of Jim Dine's paintings to get fresh ideas.
- When all the paintings are complete arrange them in different ways.
- Glue all 4 paintings to a piece of Bristol board.
- Reflect on how your paintings make you feel about being Canadian.