A short film about Vincent van Gogh, for use as an introduction to other lessons about the artist and his work.
The pupils use Japanese prints as inspiration for new work of their own, just as Vincent Van Gogh did. They can do this lesson (with video) on their own.
Japanese prints were a huge source of inspiration for Vincent van Gogh. Explore, together with your pupils, the impact of Japanese prints on Van Gogh’s work in this interactive lesson with video.
Many people think Vincent van Gogh was a starving artist, but that's not entirely true . . . In this short lesson, students can work independently to find out why.
There are many stories about Vincent van Gogh, but not all of them are true. This interactive lesson will introduce the class to the best-known facts – and myths – about Vincent.
Vincent van Gogh's works can stir up many different emotions. In this lesson, students will learn independently about the connection between Van Gogh's work and the emotions that it arouses.
Extension of 'Spot the difference: The Yellow House (1)'
Students will look at Vincent van Gogh's painting The Yellow House and try to spot five differences between different versions. Set 1.
By examining several paintings by Vincent van Gogh, the students will learn that you can 'look with your ears'. Students can complete this lesson independently.
Working indoors, the class will paint a subject from the outdoors – just as Vincent van Gogh often did.
The students will write their own haikus, short poems of 17 syllables at most, inspired by Vincent van Gogh paintings.
After a brief introduction to the correspondence between Vincent and his brother Theo, the students write letters about their own art works.
This lesson is about the making of Van Gogh's painting The Harvest (1888).