Art – Blue Dog

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Last year, during the holidays, I introduced the (then) 6th/7th graders to Blue Dog.  They really loved the vibrancy of Rodrigue’s paintings.  The challenge for my students was to add a hat, mittens, scarf, or some sort of wintery look, and then add a crazy background.  They a lot of fun with this!

First, I showed a video about George Rodrigue:

Then, we went through a slideshow of Blue Dogs to really pick apart the paintings.

Here are the finished pieces:

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