Try something a little different today with a Starry Night art project! This Van Gogh inspired art activity is perfect for exploring mixed media with kids. Art doesn’t have to be difficult or overly messy to share with kids, and it doesn’t have to cost a lot either! Plus, you can add in fun and learning with the famous artists!
VAN GOGH STARRY NIGHT ART PROJECT FOR KIDS
VINCENT VAN GOGH FOR KIDS
Have you ever tried mixed media art? Sounds like it might be complicated! It’s definitely not, and it’s super easy to try!
Mixed media art is all about combining a variety of mediums. A medium can be as simple as paint, crayons and markers. Using two or more mediums together in one masterpiece to form a new work of art!
Although The Starry Night painting by Vincent Van Gogh is not mixed media, here you can have a little art fun of your own with it!
The Starry Night is a painting by Dutch painter Vincent van Gogh, painted in 1889. Where is Starry Night currently? The painting has been in the collection of the Museum of Modern Art in New York City since 1941. Considered one of Van Gogh’s best works, The Starry Night is also one of the most well-recognized paintings in the world.
Want to try out a FANTASTIC art project with the kiddos?
STARRY NIGHT ART PROJECT
- Printable Starry Night
- Colored Pencils
What else can you use for mixed media art?
It’s up to you! What about…
- Paper scraps!
- and _________?
HOW TO MAKE VAN GOGH INSPIRED MIXED MEDIA ART
Step 1: Print out the template.
Step 2: Cut the template into four pieces (more if you want to get more detailed or add more mediums).
Step 3: Color each piece with a different medium.
Step 4: Assemble the squares back together by either taping the backs of them or attaching them to a new piece of paper!
Tip: When you’re finished, add it to a picture frame if desired!
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