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kandinsky workshop
"Everything starts from a dot."
Wassily Kandinsky

A book which describes a children's painting workshop, devoted to Kandinsky.
"The artist must train not only his eye but also his soul." 
Wassily Kandinsky
Few words about the artist life
Kandinsky is considered to be one of the most important artists of the 20th century. 
Abstract art
Abstract art is one of the three ways of artistic expression and is considered one of the hardest ways to transmit optical messages.

The first day of the workshop, children can familiarise with kandinsky paintings.
Next comes the acquitance with Kandinsky's concepts, such as point, line, shape and the symbolism of the colors.
The point

"The point is the most laconic temporary form below, the last and unique union of silence and speech."
Wassily Kandinsky
The line
Kandinsky called the straight line as cold and likened to the black color, as opposed to the vertical, which considers the proactive and resembles the white.
The shapes
Line describes a shape. 
Shape is the outline of a beam line from the starting point as the return to the same point.
The colours

"Each color lives by its mysterious life."
Wassily Kandinsky

The second day of the workshop, we give to the children the necessary materials (papers, paints and scissors) as they will be able to create their own project. 
At the end of the day, children would have created their own piece of work. 

The results
The third day, will take place the evaluation of projects, with a view to understand better the small creators their work and to express their opinion about the creations of other children.

The participants

On the following pages you will see the works of Kandinsky. At the left part is the real work of art and on the right is exactly the same project but without some pieces of the painting. 
So, you can create the same piece of art by sticking the pieces (that can be found in the blue envelope on the last page) in the right places or you can experiment and stick each item at any location you want.
"The observer must learn to look at the picture as a graphic representation of a mood 
and not as a representation of objects."
Wassily Kandinsky

"The more frightening the world becomes both more abstract gets art, 
while a world happy creates a realistic art."
Wassily Kandinsky
kandinsky workshop