Rembrandt van Rijn Art Projects for Kids

Rembrandt van Rijn

Rembrandt van Rijn
Dutch (1606-1669)

With the aid of a flashlight, the children will understand Rembrandt van Rijn’s special technique of painting highlights and shadow.  This special “Rembrandt Lighting” was carried over to their own artwork in special Dutch landscapes.

Art Concepts Taught: Value, Space


Value and Basic Forms

Beg. Level:  Light and dark, shadows
Int./Adv. Levels:  Highlights, shading, and shadows on the basic forms

Rembrandt’s Light

All Levels:  17th Century Holland Landscape

White chalk on black paper with oil pastel details

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