handmade Christmas card, clean and simple, cut and folded down branches on Christmas tree. Red top panel reveals green background below. I like that the back of the red paper is patterned and shows off the folding.
In class we discuss what is a symbol versus a pattern? What is a complex pattern? What is a motif? These fun folk art landscapes combine both concepts. Fifth grade students looked at the work of artist Heather Galler's stunning folk art paintings.