This lesson is about fact, fiction, and the characters in the film 'Loving Vincent', with some optional follow-up assignments at the end. If you use the lesson in preparation for seeing the film, be aware that it contains some potential spoilers. The lesson can be divided into 'before' and 'after' sections if desired.
This lesson is about the relationship between several of Vincent's paintings and the film Loving Vincent, into which they were incorporated. The lesson can be used in preparation for watching the film 'Loving Vincent'.
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.
Through the work of Vincent van Gogh, the students will learn about colour as an element of art. After an interactive introduction to the concepts of colour type, saturation, brightness and contrast, the class will practise and sketch.
Through the work of Vincent van Gogh, the students will learn about light as an element of art. After an interactive introduction to the terms light source, light direction, light-dark contrast and shadow, they will practise what they have learned and make sketches.
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).