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Visual Arts

Charles Gaines Inspired Grid Tree

FOR 12+
years old
60 minutes
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P.S. ARTS To Go! Charles Gaines Grid Trees with Ms. Isabel

About the activity:

Learn how to make a colored grid design of a tree with this step-by-step project based on the artist Charles Gaines. Charles Gaines is an American artist working primarily in photography, drawing, and video installations with a heavy focus on the grid. Today we will build off his colored in grid shapes style and create our own grid tree.

Materials needed:

  • Grid/tree printout
  • Markers (or crayons, paint, oil pastels)
  • Parchment paper
  • Ruler
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