George Catlin teepee 1st and kindergarten

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Painting and collaging a sunset landscape inspired by The Legend of the Indian Paintbrush and artist George Catlin.

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Create a landscape masterpiece influenced by this book and the artist George Catlin.:

Create a landscape masterpiece influenced by this book and the artist George Catlin.

George Catlin 19th century artist:

George Catlin 19 th century artist What can you INFER about the artist just from analyzing this painting?

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George Catlin was born in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania.

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'White Cloud', Head Chief of the Iowas , 1844-45 Claiming his interest in America's 'vanishing race' was sparked by a visiting American Indian delegation in Philadelphia, he set out to record the appearance and customs of America's native people.

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Catlin began his journey in 1830 when he accompanied General William Clark on a diplomatic mission up the Mississippi River into Native American territory.

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Later trips along the Arkansas , Red and Mississippi rivers as well as visits to Florida and the Great Lakes resulted in over 500 paintings and a substantial collection of artifacts

The nearly complete surviving set of Catlin's paintings are in the Smithsonian American Art Museum.:

The nearly complete surviving set of Catlin's paintings are in the Smithsonian American Art Museum.

Lets paint a landscape like George Catlin’s for our teepee collage using water colors.:

Lets paint a landscape like George Catlin’s for our teepee collage using water colors.

Read aloud this book. Look at the beautiful illustrations, landscape and incredible sunsets.:

Read aloud this book. Look at the beautiful illustrations, landscape and incredible sunsets.

Let’s Paint the Foreground, Middleground & Background:

Let’s Paint the Foreground, Middleground & Background Foreground will be the grass.

Paint all of the grass.:

Foreground will be the grass. Paint all of the grass.

Now paint the middleground:

Now paint the middleground Middle ground will be the Mountains.

Paint all of the purple mountains magesty.:

Paint all of the purple mountains magesty . Middle ground will be the Mountains.

Last paint the Background.:

Last paint the Background. Background will be a layered sunset.

Use one scrapbook square and cut out some teepees for your artwork. Think about how big they need to be to and where will you glue them? What shape should it be?:

Use one scrapbook square and cut out some teepees for your artwork. Think about how big they need to be to and where will you glue them? What shape should it be?

Glue your teepees on your painting.:

Glue your teepees on your painting. Glue the little ones in the background and the larger ones in the foreground.

Use a sharpie to add details.:

Use a sharpie to add details.

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