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Make a Memory Painting | Art Activity
Make a Memory Painting
Title: Make a Memory Painting
Overview: Create a painting of a memory visiting another place
Themes: Travel and Discovery
Artwork Photography Caption: Oriental Bliss
© Department of Culture and Tourism-Abu Dhabi
Age Range: 6 -12 years old
Activity Timing: 45 minutes
Materials: Acrylic paints, Paint brushes, Water cup, An image from your favourite journey
1. How do the colours make you feel?
2. What do you think the shapes and symbols represent in the painting?
3. Which country do you think the artist was trying to depict his painting?
1. Look at your photograph of your journey
2. Notice the different shapes and colours in the image
3. Think about how to edit the detail down into simple shapes
4. Use paint to create the different blocks of colour
5. Let the paint dry
6. Use black paint to add simple marks to depict the key objects or people in your photograph
Ask someone to identify the place in your memory painting.
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