Jessica Russo Scherr

Art Education


1. Color Theory: Describe/Define tints, shades, complementary colors and analogous colors. Use examples.

2.  How did Klee's use color?

3. Describe Klee's architectural inspired art works.

Use the Pinterest links below to help you with your research on color theory.

Submit on Google Classroom in PDF or Word.

Preview of our In Class Project:

In class we will learn about color theory and apply them to our book pages.

Using 2 pages from a book (given to you in class) you will apply various types of color theory to designs that you create on book pages that are inspired by Paul Klee's architectural paintings.

Here is an example of the process of applying tints.

Color Theory & Paul Klee

Just about every example is from a former student of mine.  Many thanks to them for all of their time and dedication.

How to earn a good grade on your homework

Follow the criteria presented in class and on the website.

Homework  assignments will take between 1 and 3 hours to complete.

All homework should be completed in your journal unless specified otherwise (not printer paper).

Fill the A4 Page of your journal.

Include a background when applicable.

Shade using a full range of values using a drawing pencil unless specified otherwise.

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