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Monday, January 23, 2017


Futurism is an artistic movement begun in Italy in 1909  to celebrate and incorporate into art the energy and dynamism of modern technology.  It focused on representing dynamic motion through the use of repetitive shapes.  Fifth graders studied this movement along with the concept of creating rhythm with repeating shapes sand lines.  We used paper figures to trace a path of motion on their paper and added force lines radiating out of the figures hands and feet.  Final touches were added by adding water to their marker lines to create watercolor effects

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