Tuesday, 21 November 2017

In the Jungle

A bit of a delayed post here... but better late than never!

To finish off our study of climates (last half term) we each painted a tropical rain-forest scene in the style of famous artist, Henri Rousseau.
"Nothing makes me happier than to observe nature and paint what I see"
- Henri Rousseau (1844 - 1910)
This quote is interesting as Rousseau drew all his jungle scenes without having ever been to one himself. Instead, he used the pictures he saw in textbooks as a guide.

Come and take a look outside our classroom for the finished paintings!

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